HOW IT WORKS
Donate your stuff in just three easy steps
There are hundreds of UPS drop off locations in the city, the UPS locator can help you find the closest one to you.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Donate in three easy steps:
- Fill your box up with all the clothes, shoes & accessories you no longer wear.
- Print your free prepaid shipping label and put it on your box.
- Drop it off at any UPS store; give it to a UPS driver or any other place that UPS picks up – like your office mailroom or with the doorman at your building.
The Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) assists veterans of all eras including those returning today. Your donations allow VVA to keep the promise of its founding principle, “Never Again Shall One Generation of Veterans Abandon Another”, through programs addressing issues such as homelessness, advocacy, rehabilitation and healthcare to name a few. Your tax deductible donations not only assist our veterans but help keep our nations’ landfills clear.
For over 35 years, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) has been at the forefront in making sure our nation keeps its promise to all who served. Living up to their founding principle, “Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another”, VVA is leading the challenge to do what is right for America and its veterans. As the only congressionally chartered national veteran’s service organization, VVA is dedicated to providing critical support to all veterans – past, present and future.
Using the shared vision of our membership, we aggressively advocate on issues important to veterans; provide programs and services that improve the well-being of all veterans and their families; and serve our communities.
The VVA offers critical support services and advocates for the many issues that our veterans face:
- Veterans Health Care
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- VA Benefits and Compensation Issues
- Homelessness and Substance Abuse
- Veteran Employment and Education
- Minority Veteran Issues
- Toxic Battlefield Exposures
- Prisoners of War/Missing in Action
With over 650 chapters in all 50 states and over 72,000 members, the VVA has made a huge impact on the lives of America’s veterans and their families. Your donations of gently used items helps the VVA continue to provide the critical support that our veterans need. You can visit the VVA website to learn more.
Donate your gently worn clothing, shoes, purses, handbags, jewelry, belts, ties and other accessories. We can accept men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and accessories of all sizes and styles. See our Acceptable Donations page for more details.
Simply drop your donations off at any UPS store, give it to a UPS driver or any other place that UPS picks up – such as your office or building mailroom. There are hundreds of UPS drop off locations in Manhattan, use the UPS locator to find one in your neighborhood.
Yes, we appreciate your donations. Please keep in mind; each box needs its own unique shipping label. When you print your label(s), there is an option to choose how many boxes you will be donating.
Yes, simply choose the “Email to Print Later” button in the scheduling process and your shipping label(s) will be sent to the email address you provided. You can then print the label(s) a convenient time for you.
Happy Donations serves all zip codes in Manhattan, New York. No matter where you live in Manhattan – apartment building, sky rise, townhouse, loft, condo – UPS can send us your donations.
We’re still growing and we hope to expand our service real soon.
If you live outside of Manhattan, NY please consider donating to the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) by visiting PickUpPlease.org or ClothingDonations.org.