Items to Donate?

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Rummage RAMPage provides everyone the opportunity to get rid of unwanted stuff. Clean your house and help your community! Save the earth! You can do ALL these things by getting involved in the annual Rummage RAMPage, a community wide sale.

To donate items:

Rummage RAMPage 2020 has been CANCELLED. This information is provided for 2021.

These items are accepted at the Rummage RAMPage:

  • Furniture
    • Couches
    • Futons
    • Chairs
    • Tables
    • Shelves
    • Entertainment centers
    • Desks
    • Coffee tables/footrests
    • Bedroom furniture (dressers, headboards, bed frames, night stands, etc.)
  • Small Electronics
    • Lamps
    • Toasters, blenders
    • Coffeemakers
    • Mixers
    • Microwaves
    • Fans
    • Mini refrigerators
  • Televisions – flat screen ONLY
  • Housewares
    • Laundry baskets
    • Storage bins
  • Kitchenware
    • Plates
    • Silverware
    • Glasses, cups
    • Pots/pans
    • Baking sheets/pans
    • Miscellaneous utensils­­­­
  • Sporting equipment, including bicycles (but not bicycle helmets)
  • Houseplants
  • Rechargeable batteries (for proper disposal)

Donation Items

These items will be accepted and donated (not sold) to designated agencies (i.e., blankets will be donated to Ames Animal Shelters, school supplies will be donated to Blast Back to School event, etc.):

  • Linens (blankets, towels, sheets)
  • Clothing and shoes
  • Books
  • School supplies
  • Toiletries
  • Non-perishable food

These items are NOT accepted:

  • Any items that no longer can be used
  • Mattresses/box springs
  • Bed pillows
  • Tube/console televisions
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Expired/perishable food
  • Large appliances
  • Bicycle helmets
  • Car seats
  • Cribs
  • Décor
    • Candles
    • Wall art
    • Holiday decorations

Rummage RAMPage 2020:

Rummage RAMPage 2020 will be held from Friday, July 24, through Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Check back in 2020 for sale hours and details.


Ames Intermodal Facility, 129 Hayward Ave.