How to Donate a Gas Grill

How to Donate a Gas Grill
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Used gas grills contain hazardous components such as propane tanks, sharp metal, deteriorated hoses and batteries that make them undesirable donations to some charitable organizations; Goodwill, for example, doesn't accept used gas grills. If you have a used one, you have some options to pass it on safely to a charitable organization for a good cause. Any donation must be clean and in working order.

Make Community Contacts

Every charitable organization has unique needs, so some might be interested in receiving a used gas grill even if others may not. Research nonprofits in your area; nonprofit culinary schools and food-preparation organizations might be interested in receiving a used gas grill. A person in charge of equipment may ask to inspect the grill before agreeing to accept it. Once you identify a charitable organization that will accept the grill, confirm the organization's safety guidelines and remove any hazardous components requested before dropping it off or arranging pickup.


If you don't have a gas grill but would like to donate one to charity, donate funds and allow the organization to arrange the purchase of a new one. Consider donating a used gas grill to a charitable organization that recycles components such as metal and plastic.