You can donate all these items
Stuffed animals -
SAFE (Stuffed Animals for Emergencies) collect stuffed animals (as well as blankets and children's books), which are used by emergency services.
Bikes for the World collects bikes and bike equipment and provides it, as well as education, to select bike shops around the world.
Halloween costumes -
You can donate your old Halloween costumes to Goodwill. They will usually find a home for them from September onwards.
Gaming equipment -
Get Well Gamers donates games and consoles to children's hospitals and healthcare centers across the UK.
The Knitting Connection accepts yarn, which is used by a network of volunteer knitters, crocheters, and quilters to make valuable products for people who need them.
Don't throw your clothes in the bin if they could help someone. There are virtually endless charities that accept donations.
Old furniture and mattresses -
Mattresses are welcome at the Salvation Army and Goodwill chapters, and furniture is welcome at the National Resource Defense Council.
Coffee mugs -
Most thrift stores will be delighted to take coffee mugs as long as they've been bleached clean.
Kid Flicks takes donations of CDs and DVDs to create movie and music libraries for children in hospitals.
These old dentures are recyclable. If you give them to your dentist, they can give them to a company that will make use of their materials.
Cell phones -
Cell Phones For Soldiers is one of the many organizations that accept donations of old cell phones and tablets.
Old or foreign coins or bills -
UNICEF takes these donations as part of its Change for Good program.
Old wires -
Goodwill of Northern New England takes the wires, which they can recycle or extract the copper from.
Wedding dresses -
Brides Across America provide second-hand gowns and bridal attire to military wives-to-be in need.