Disclosures

M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC, Community Thrift Store, LLC, D&D Company Partners, LLC, and/or Valley Thrift Store, LLC are for-profit companies and professional fundraisers, which may operate as Pickup Please and/or Second Cycle in certain states. We accept your generous donations of household property on behalf of select nonprofit organizations, including Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc., Veterans’ Voice of America, Inc., Special Olympics Texas, Inc., CLEAN International, Inc. and Teen Challenge of Southern California, Inc. The companies pay the organizations for the items you donate, which provides funding to support their charitable missions. For additional disclosures related to each of the select nonprofit organizations, and other state specific disclosures relevant to the states in which we operate, see below:

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Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc.

M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC, Community Thrift Store, LLC, D&D Company Partners, LLC, and/or Valley Thrift Store, LLC, which may operate as Pickup Please, are for-profit companies and professional fundraisers that accept your generous donations of household property on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. (“VVA”) (EIN 13-2929110),a nonprofit organization recognized as tax-exempt pursuant to Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Code, whose mission is to support a full range of issues affecting Vietnam Veterans, as well as all veterans. We purchase the donated items from VVA, which helps fund its mission.  To learn more about VVA, please visit their website (www.VVA.org) or write to them at 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Attn: President, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

California: Community Thrift Store, LLC and Valley Thrift Store, LLC are for-profit commercial fundraisers accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Colorado: D&D Company Partners, LLC d/b/a Pickup Please is a paid solicitor accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.  D&D Company Partners, LLC is located at 176 W. Main St., Ventura, CA 92001 and is available by calling (805) 648-6925; its paid solicitor registration number is 20233000131. Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. is located at 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910 and is available by calling (301) 585-4000; its charity registration number is 20023005211. Colorado residents may obtain copies of registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State by calling (303) 894-2200 or at www.sos.state.co.usREGISTRATION BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE IS NOT AN ENDORSEMENT OF EITHER THE PAID SOLICITOR OR THE ORGANIZATION OR CAUSE THE SOLICITOR REPRESENTS.

Connecticut: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC is a for-profit paid solicitor accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. The donated items are not distributed to or by VVA, but are purchased by the company to raise funds for VVA’s charitable purposes.

Delaware: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC is a for-profit paid professional solicitor accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc.

District of Columbia: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC is conducting this campaign and being paid for its services by Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. Donated items are not distributed to or by VVA, but are purchased by the company to raise funds for VVA’s charitable purposes. 

Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR M&M THRIFT MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LLC D/B/A PICKUP PLEASE AND SECOND CYCLE (REGISTRATION # SS70994) MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-435-7352 OR ONLINE AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

Illinois: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC d/b/a Pickup Please is a for-profit paid professional fund raiser accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. Contracts and reports regarding VVA are on file with the Illinois Attorney General.

Louisiana: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC is a for-profit paid professional solicitor accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. Items donated are not distributed to or by VVA but are purchased by company in bulk to raise funds for VVA’s charitable purposes. VVA seeks to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, as well as, all veterans.

Maryland: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC d/b/a Pickup Please is accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc., a 501(c)(19) tax-exempt nonprofit. Donated items are not distributed to or by VVA, but are purchased by the company to raise funds for VVA’s charitable purposes. A copy of the current financial statement of Vietnam Veterans of America is available by request at 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or by calling (301) 585-4000. Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, 16 Francis St #1, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5534.

New Jersey: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC d/b/a Pickup Please is an independent paid fundraiser accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc., a 501(c)(19) tax-exempt charity. Items donated are not distributed to or by VVA but are purchased by company in bulk to raise funds for VVA’s charitable purposes. 

INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 973-504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.

New York: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC is a for-profit professional fundraiser accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc., whose mission is to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, as well as, all veterans. Upon request, a copy of their latest annual report can be obtained from Vietnam Veterans of America at 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or from Charities Registry on the New York State Attorney General’s website (www.charitiesnys.com), or by contacting the New York State Attorney General, Charities Bureau at 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10271 or (212) 416-8686.

Pennsylvania: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC d/b/a Pickup Please is a paid professional solicitor accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc., a 501(c)(19) tax-exempt nonprofit. Donated items are not distributed to or by VVA, but are purchased by the company to raise funds for VVA’s charitable purposes. 

The official registration and financial information of VVA may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia: M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC d/b/a Pickup Please is conducting this campaign as a for-profit professional solicitor on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. Donated items are not distributed to or by VVA, but are purchased by the company to raise funds for VVA’s charitable purposes. The professional solicitor conducting this campaign, Pickup Please, files a financial report for each campaign it conducts. Copies of these financial reports are available from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.

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Veterans’ Voice of America, Inc.

M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC is a for-profit company that accepts donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Veterans’ Voice of America, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to promote and improve the health, well-being, and quality of life for all service members, veterans, and their families (“Veterans’ Voice”). We purchase the donated items from Veterans’ Voice, which helps fund its mission. To learn more about Veterans’ Voice, visit https://www.veteransvoiceofamerica.net/.

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Special Olympics Texas, Inc.

M&M Thrift Management Company, LLC is a for-profit company that accepts donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Special Olympics Texas, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition for persons with intellectual disabilities (“Special Olympics Texas”). We purchase the donated items from Special Olympics Texas, which helps fund its mission. To learn more about Special Olympics Texas, visit https://www.sotx.org/.

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Teen Challenge of Southern California, Inc.

Community Thrift Store, LLC and/or Valley Thrift Store, LLC are for-profit companies and professional fundraisers that accept your generous donations of household property on behalf of Teen Challenge of Southern California, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to equip those the organization serves to find freedom from addictive behavior, to become socially and emotionally healthy, physically well and spiritually alive (“Teen Challenge”). We purchase the donated items from Teen Challenge, which helps fund its mission. To learn more about Teen Challenge, visit https://www.teenchallenge.org/.

California: Community Thrift Store, LLC and Valley Thrift Store, LLC are for-profit commercial fundraisers accepting donations of secondhand clothing and household goods on behalf of Teen Challenge. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.