Non-Profits Create a Huge Opportunity for Junk Haulers!

PickUpMyDonation.com started and still exists to help non-profit thrift stores get more large items into their stores.  We have over three years and $20m+ in donation value delivered to our non-profit partners.  This has caused demand for pick ups to exceed the willingness and/or the capacity of our non-profits to pick up all of the … Continued

Remember why we are here?

In an interaction with an employee the other day I asked, “Why are you here?” It seemed like a simple question.  However, the longer she thought about it, I was challenged by the fact that I probably had not done a good job of communicating that to her. The usual answer is something like “It’s … Continued

The “Priority” Opportunity

About a year ago I had an “I wonder” idea: “I wonder what all the junk haulers do with the items of value that they pick up when they are cleaning out homes.” I understood the habits of the typical donor.  As well as understood the self imposed limitations of the transportation teams in the … Continued

Exclusive Society of St. Vincent de Paul National Partnership

Donations are the life line to your thrift store. PickUpMyDonation.com can help you increase the quantity and quality of your thrift store donations. Join our growing network of non-profits that made the decision to offer their donors the convenience of online pickup scheduling, while increasing exposure of their thrift store. “SVdP Arizona was able to … Continued

Making Your Thrift Store Profitable

Without fail, my conversations with clients always include directly or indirectly the impact that the local “big” thrift stores chains potentially have on their business.  It is true, there is an impact.  But that doesn’t mean that the “small” thrift store can’t be profitable. The nature of free enterprise is such that we have to … Continued

How Much is Enough?

I started managing thrift stores back in 2005.  I quickly found that donations were going to be the key to success in this industry. Thrift shoppers are like bloodhounds and will find you wherever you are, and we love them for it. Donors, however, will always find the most convenient place to drop off their … Continued

March Exclusive Provider Update- PickUpMyDonation.com up 65% from February 2015

As an Exclusive PickUpMyDonation.com Provider you have exclusive access to all of the donation leads that come into your zip codes and you are about to get hit with Spring Cleaning season.  For us this means ramped up staffing for transportation, back rooms, and processing. It also means an increased opportunity to share the story of … Continued

Get Ready College Hunks Hauling Junk… Our Donors are coming your way.

PickUpMyDonation.com has been increasing donations for non-profits across the U.S. for over 3 years and is currently generating over 5,000 donation pick ups each month nationwide.  Until recently we strictly existed to provide referrals to non-profits.  However, we have uncovered a pent-up demand from our donors who are willing to pay to have their donations … Continued

Non-Profit Exclusive Pick Up Provider- February Update

Well my friends, its cold in Knoxville, but the interest and growth in PMD is keeping us moving. We shared last month that we were working on providing a priority pick up option for you to use to serve your donors. We are excited to announce the service is now LIVE! and we have just created … Continued

Hello Fall

Sadly, we are approaching that time of the year where the temperature grows colder and the lazy days of summer are at an end. With the change of seasons, summer clothes are put away and the faded blue jeans and sweatshirts emerge. Furthermore, now is the perfect opportunity to sort through those Myrtle Beach logo … Continued