Organizations that specialize in accepting particular types of donations.
Organizations that establish central points where people can bring personal and household goods, office equipment and supplies and other items they wish to donate.
Organizations that operate vans and trucks which pick up and remove unwanted personal and household goods, office equipment and supplies and other items from homes and businesses.
Programs that provide information that helps individuals and organizations donate or exchange unwanted but still usable material goods. Included are programs that provide information about organizations that accept donations, matching programs that attempt to find donated materials on organizational "wish lists", exchange programs that allow people to post or publish information about material goods they wish to donate which can be accessed by people who may want them and programs that allow people with useful skills to exchange their time for donated goods.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.