Donation Guidelines

Your Donations Help Local Kids Find Hope and Healing

Donating to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores supports the greater mission of the organization: to help the most troubled and amazing kids become their best selves! Donate your gently used items at our thrift store locations or call to schedule a pickup.

HOURS AND PROCEDURES
Our locations are accepting donations Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday from Noon - 4 p.m., or until the store's donation quarantine space is full. Our Outlet Store location does not accept donations.

    • Please keep in mind the following new procedures.
    • We will ask donors to place donations outside on tables and bins. From there, we will bring them to the designated area in the store/warehouse.
    • All staff will be wearing face coverings. 
    • Donors are asked to bring in only saleable items. Staff will decline any non-saleable furniture.
    • We are limiting the number of donations accepted each day.
    • Once the store is full, the donation center will close for the day.
    • Donors will line up in a car queue line, with one vehicle donating at a time. 

We Accept (in good condition):

  • Clothing – When donating, please be sure to separate clothing items from other miscellaneous goods.
  • Furniture
  • Linens
  • Small working appliances
  • Flat-screen TVs – less than 7 years old
  • Household Miscellaneous
  • Jewelry
  • Shoes
  • Decorations
  • Wall Décor
  • Seasonal Items
  • Books, Records, and DVDs
  • Sporting Goods
  • Toys
  • Rugs
  • Tools

  • The following items MIGHT be accepted if new or "like new" condition:
    Microwaves
    Air Conditioners
    Dehumidifiers
    Sinks
    Ping Pong Tables/Pool Table
    Exercise Equipment

We DO NOT Accept:

  • Hazardous Materials & Waste
  • Gasoline/Batteries
  • Mattresses/Box Springs
  • Oil/Paint
  • Flammables
  • Tires
  • Garbage
  • TVs older than 7 years
  • Non-working small appliances
  • Large appliances (e.g. freezers/fridge/stove)
  • Toilets-Bathtubs
  • Windows/Doors
  • Carpet
  • Pianos-Organs
  • Water Beds
  • Metal Desks
  • Items not Structurally Sound

     

Schedule a pick-up: 
Pickup is available by appointment.
**Please do not box/bag items over 50 pounds. Additionally, if two people cannot pick up an item,  we cannot take it. 

Fargo/Moorhead Warehouse Pick-up:
701-277-9424

Minot Warehouse Pick-up:
701-852-2616

Bismarck Store Pick-up:
701-223-7979

Grand Forks Store Pick-up:
701-775-7805

Devils Lake Store Pick-up:
701-662-6285

“Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.” Kathy Calvin