Are There Any Local Charities That Provide Free Washers and Dryers?

According to Donation Town, there are charities that provide free washers and dryers to consumers that are in need. However, the exact requirements for receiving a free washer and dryer, as well as the availability of any free products, vary based on a person's location.

In most cases, washers and dryers that are given to consumers in need have been donated either by an individual or a corporation. However, Donation Town also states that these donations may be sold by a receiving charity in order to fund activities or additional services. So while someone in need may not receive a completely free washer and dryer, he may be able to purchase one at a discounted rate through the charity.

Wealth Informatics discusses another option for free washers and dryers, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP. This program is funded by the federal government and is focused on consumers who are at or below a certain percentage of the federal poverty level. The exact requirements for LIHEAP vary by state; the application process also varies by state. LIHEAP may also provide assistance with utility payments and appliance installation, and it can provide assistance with obtaining heaters and air conditioners.