Donation Value Guide and Receipts

Your donation may be tax-deductible.  Via Thrift Stores will provide a receipt upon request or you can click here to download one that meets the IRS-written substantiation requirements for donations accepted at Via Thrift Stores.  IRS code requires the donor to list the condition of items (fair, good, like new, new, etc.) and the estimated value.  Items donated must be in “Good” condition to receive a tax deduction.

When you donate property to Via Thrift Stores, for tax purposes, you must prove that the donation was made and establish how much the donated property was worth at the time of contribution.  Via Thrift Stores cannot place a value on the goods, determining the fair market value of a gift of property remains the responsibility of the donor.  For IRS guidelines please see IRS Publication 561 – Determining the Value of Donated Property.

Below is a listing of an average estimated price of items in good condition for sale in Via Thrift Stores.  This list is for your guidance only in determining value of your items.

Women’s Clothinglow rangehigh range
Bathing suits$1.00$12.00
Bathrobes$2.00$12.00
Blouse$3.00$10.00
Boots$3.00$35.00
Coats$5.00$25.00
Everyday dresses$3.50$15.00
Evening dresses$10.00$35.00
Fur coats$30.00$250.00
Handbags$7.00$48.00
Hats$1.00$8.00
Jackets$4.00$16.00
Jeans$4.00$20.00
Nightgowns$4.00$12.00
Pant suits$6.50$33.00
Shoes$2.00$10.00
Shorts$1.00$9.00
Skirts$3.00$8.00
Slacks$4.00$8.00
Socks$0.40$1.50
Sweaters$3.00$15.00
T-Shirts$1.00$6.00
Tank Tops$1.00$6.00
Men’s Clothinglow rangehigh range
Belts and Ties$2.00$8.00
Jackets$7.50$25.00
Jeans$4.00$20.00
Overcoats$15.00$60.00
Pajamas$2.00$8.00
Shirts$3.00$9.00
Shoes$3.50$15.00
Shorts$3.00$10.00
Slacks$5.00$9.00
Suits$15.00$43.00
Sweaters$2.50$20.00
Swim trunks$3.00$8.00
Tuxedos$10.00$60.00
Children’s Clothinglow rangehigh range
Blouses$2.00$8.00
Boots$3.00$10.00
Coats$4.50$10.00
Dresses$3.50$12.00
Jackets$3.00$7.00
Jeans$3.00$12.00
Pants$3.00$14.00
Shirts$2.00$6.00
Shoes$2.50$9.50
Skirts$1.50$8.00
Slacks$2.00$10.00
Snowsuits$4.00$8.00
Socks$0..5$1.50
Sweaters$2.00$8.00
Kitchen Itemslow rangehigh range
Canning Jars$0.50$4.00
Coffee Mugs$0.25$1.00
Cookie Tins$0.50$2.50
Crock Pot$6.00$9.00
Electric Skillet$5.00$26.00
Glasses$0.50$1.50
Microwave$10.00$20.00
Plates$0.50$1.50
Pots & Pans$2.00$5.00
Saucer$0.25$0.50
Serving Pieces$3.00$10.00
Silverware$0.25$2.00
Electronics & Applianceslow rangehigh range
Air conditioner$10.00$53.00
Coffee Maker$4.00$10.00
Dryer$45.00$65.00
Electric stove (working)$30.00$70.00
Floor Lamp$12.00$83.00
Gas stoves$40.00$100.00
Heaters$10.00$67.00
Radio$1.00$5.00
Radio/CD Player$1.00$10.00
Record player (components)$20.00$200.00
Record player (stereo)$20.00$80.00
Refrigerator (working)$20.00$250.00
Table Lamp$10.00$81.00
Telephone$2.00$15.00
Toaster$1.00$4.00
VCR$5.00$15.00
Washer (working)$30.00$150.00
Toyslow rangehigh range
Computer Games$5.00$15.00
Dolls$2.50$10.00
Games$3.00$8.00
Plastic Buildings$4.00$8.00
Puzzles$0.50$2.00
Stuffed Animals$0.50$2.00
Books, Tapes & Movieslow rangehigh range
CD’s$2.00$8.00
Children’s DVD’s$1.00$3.00
Disney DVD’s$2.00$5.00
DVD’s$1.50$5.00
Hard Cover Books$0.50$3.00
Soft Cover Books$0.25$1.00
Videos$0.50$3.00
Sporting Goodslow rangehigh range
Bicycles$15.00$70.00
Fishing rods$5.00$20.00
Golf Club (iron)$3.00$20.00
Golf Club (titanium)$5.00$30.00
Ice/Roller Skates$2.00$10.00
Skis$6.00$45.00
Sleds$2.00$15.00
Tennis rackets$5.00$30.00
Toboggans$15.00$100.00
Linens & Beddinglow rangehigh range
Bedspreads$3.00$24.00
Blankets$3.00$9.00
Chair covers$15.00$35.00
Curtains$1.50$12.00
Drapes$6.50$4000
Pillows$2.00$4.00
Sheets$2.00$8.00
Throw rugs$1.50$12.00
Towels$0.50$4.00
Furniturelow rangehigh range
Bar$30.00$100.00
Bar stools$7.00$45.00
Bed (double) complete$50.00$170.00
Bed (single) complete$35.00$100.00
Bicycles$15.00$70.00
Chair (upholstered)$30.00$75.00
Chest$25.00$40.00
China cabinet$25.00$175.00
Clothes closet$15.00$50.00
Coffee table$18.00$35.00
Convertible sofa (w/ mattress)$85.00$300.00
Desk$25.00$140.00
Dining room table & chairs$100.00$500.00
Dresser w/ mirror$10.00$50.00
End tables (2)$10.00$50.00
Figurines (lg.)$60.00$120.00
Fireplace set$30.00$100.00
Folding beds$20.00$72.00
Hi riser$35.00$75.00
Kitchen cabinets$10.00$50.00
Kitchen chair$10.00$40.00
Kitchen table$30.00$200.00
Pictures & paintings$4.00$50.00
Ping pong tables$15.00$75.00
Pool tables$60.00$400.00
Rugs$20.00$90.00
Secretary$80.00$130.00
Sofa$35.00$200.00
Trunk$5.00$70.00
Wardrobe$20.00$100.00
Miscellaneouslow rangehigh range
Adding machines$1.00$45.00
Broiler ovens$7.00$11.00
Christmas trees$2.50$18.00
Copier$100.00$220.00
Mannequins$30.00$240.00
Mimeograph machine$120.00$240.00
Mixer$3.00$20.00
Mower (auto)$15.00$105.00
Mower (riding)$50.00$335.00
Power edger$7.00$136.00
Rototiller$15.00$145.00
Sewing machine$3.00$60.00
Snow blower$15.00$480.00
Telephone answering machine$2.00$15.00
Typewriter$3.00$20.00
Vacuum cleaner (working)$2.00$65.00
Wigs$2.00$15.00
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