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"Acceptable donations for VVA recipients include clothing and shoes, housewares and household items, toys and baby items, electronics, books, sporting goods and athletic equipment, and small furniture." - Pickup Please
Questions and Answers About Donation Pick Up Services
What is the purpose of www.pickupplease.org?
Pick Up Please is a website that allows the public to schedule clothing and household goods donations to the Vietnam Veterans of America, often referred to as the VVA.
What is the VVA?
Founded in 1978, VVA is a national non-profit organization that assists war veterans and their families. It has been a membership organization since 1979.
What is the fee for A donation pick Up?
Scheduling a donation through the Pick Up Please website is completely free of charge.
How far in advance do pickups have to be scheduled?
Depending on your location, our drivers typically pick up your donations within 24 - 48 hours.
Can I choose a time slot for my scheduled donation pickup?
Your donations will be picked up between 8:00AM - 5:00PM on the designated scheduled date. Donors do not need to be home, and VVA picks up rain or shine.!
Will I receive a confirmation or reminder for my scheduled donation pick Up?
Yes. Pick Up Please will send you an email one day prior to your pickup, and will call you on the morning of the scheduled pickup.
Do I have to be home during my scheduled pickup time?
No. You can simply leave the bags or boxes you wish to donate outside your house or apartment building, and include a note labeled "VVA" so our drivers will be sure to pick up the correct items.
What types of items can people donate to the VVA?
Acceptable donations for VVA recipients include clothing and shoes, housewares and household items, toys and baby items, electronics, books, sporting goods and athletic equipment, and small furniture.
Can I use my VVA donations as tax write-offs?
Yes, absolutely! When our drivers come to pick up your donations, they will leave a tax deduction receipt for you that you can fill out at your convenience.
Do these donations only benefit veterans of the Vietnam War?
No. Donations made through Pick Up Please and received by the VVA benefit American veterans of all wars
In addition to helping American veterans and receiving tax deductions, what are some other benefits of making donations through pickupplease,org?
Making donations through pickupplease.org is a great way to recycle the clothes and household goods that you no longer need - an environmentally friendly alternative to throwing them away, which only contributes to the expansion of landfills.
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