Frequently Asked Questions about Donating to the Portland Gear Hub









What kind of donations do you accept?

We accept bicycles and bicycle components and accessories, tents, sleeping bags and sleeping pads, backpacks, hiking boots and outdoor apparel, canoes and kayaks, cross-country skis, poles, and boots, snowshoes, winter apparel, and trail maps.

We do not accept helmets, team sporting goods, golfing equipment, air mattresses, pressurized fuel canisters, rollerblades and pads, exercise equipment, wetsuits, or PFDs (personal flotation devices.)

Will you pick up my donation?

No, all donations must be delivered to us.

When can I donate? Do I need to make an appointment?

We accept donations during business hours: Monday – Friday 10 am to 6 pm, and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm at 155 Washington Avenue.

No appointment necessary! Please call ahead for donations larger than 20 bicycles.

Can I get a donation receipt?