Oregon Humane Society
Donate Vehicles & More

One Cool Thing

Sell, or Donate One Cool Thing


All proceeds support the Oregon Humane Society's regular programs including sheltering and adoptions, medical care, cruelty investigations, animal-assisted therapy, pet behavior and humane education.


  • Sell One Cool Thing: ebay and others will donate a percentage of sales to OHS
  • Donate One Cool Thing: Don't throw it away--contact OHS





Sell your item on eBay and donate the proceeds to OHS


As you are posing an item to sell on eBay you will come across a section called eBay Giving Works. You can donate 10-100% of your sale to your favorite nonprofit and eBay will give you a credit on basic selling fees. Click on “Select your favorite nonprofit” and type in Oregon Humane Society.  Type in the percentage you would like to donate and then sell away!


Take items to a participating retail shop and direct proceeds to OHS


Please call ahead with product description and make an appointment.  Depending on store inventory, some items may not be accepted.

         707 NE Fremont St
         Portland, OR 97212-2155
         (503) 517-3786

Don’t throw it away! Turn your Extra Stuff into funds to benefit OHS.


Perfect for after a garage sale, spring cleaning, or when your kids have outgrown their clothes. Just tell them you want to help the animals at OHS.

GivSmart: Schedule a free pickup with GivSmart for your Extra Stuff: reusable clothing, shoes, accessories, linens, blankets, kitchen and other small household items click here or call 800-789-0719 and choose a day for a pick up at your doorstep - you don't even need to be home!


Cool Things Wanted

The following is a partial list of the types of items that can be donated to OHS. Because of the time and costs involved with processing these kinds of non-cash gifts, items should be readily salable or have a high value.


Fine Jewelry

10k+ Gold Jewelry (any)

Popular Electronics (GPS, game systems, notebooks, ipods, digicams)

Antiques / Collectibles

Sports Memorabilia

Gift Cards / Certificates

Tickets for events / sports / entertainment

High-end tools

Fine art

Old cell phones


Contact Marsha Chrest at 503-416-7079 or email if you have questions or would like to donate an item.