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What can I donate?

Donations are a critical component of making our ReStore a success. Please review the list of acceptable items below before dropping off items or scheduling a pickup.

All donated items should be in clean, working condition, with all parts - no rust, broken parts, mold, or hand-painted items. Our donation list below is a guideline only.

 

Have a vehicle to donate? Check out our Cars for Homes program.

Your donation is tax deductible!

Donation Guidelines

Appliances

Refrigerators, freezers, stoves, vent hoods, washers, and dryers. 6 years or newer. 

We cannot accept wall single or double ovens, microwaves, or garbage disposals.

 

New Building Materials

Drywall (4′x4′ or 4′x8′). Lumber (6′ or longer). Plywood or OSB (2′x4′ or larger). Baseboard, trim (6′ or longer).

We cannot accept used building materials.

Doors

Residential interior doors (wood, metal, bi-fold, or glass). Exterior doors. New storm doors. New sliding patio doors (72" x 80" or smaller). Please remove and bag door hardware.

We cannot accept new/used: commercial doors, fire-rated doors, hollow core doors, hand-painted doors, exterior wood doors, mirrored doors, shower doors, garage doors or openers, used storm doors or used patio doors.

New Electrical

Residential and current code only: electrical parts, wire, hardware, outlets, plate covers, and light switches in their original packaging.

We cannot accept electrical items like computers, copiers, fax machines, or office equipment. No commercial electrical. 

Flooring, Carpet, Rugs, & Tile

Clean, unstained, pet-free rugs. 200 ft or more unopened boxes of luxury plank vinyl, laminate (US made), hardwood, tile (ceramic, porcelain, or stone). Three or more unopened boxes of mosaic tile. Unopened grout, mortar, or adhesive if packaged in a plastic bag.

We cannot accept used flooring or tile. Loose or partial boxes of tile. Partial containers of grout, mortar, or adhesive.

Furniture 

Leather/upholstered chairs, couches, loveseats, ottomans, etc. Dining tables with matching chairs, futon frames, home office desks, bookshelves, side tables, and coffee tables. Dressers, nightstands, and beds (must include matching headboard, footboard, side rails, and hardware).

We cannot accept metal bed frames, cribs, mattresses, box springs, disassembled desks and bookshelves, sofa beds, hide-a-beds, and sleeper sofas. No hand-painted furniture, or dining tables without matching chairs. Entertaiment centers, china cabinets or armoires. "This End Up" brand furniture. Dark knotty pine or colonial-style furniture. Upholstered furniture may or may not be accepted based on its pattern. Decisions are made at the discretion of the ReStore staff.

Hardware & Fasteners

Residential door knobs, hinges, and locks (except bass), original boxes of fasteners. Drop-off only.

We cannot accept cans or jars of fasteners. No commercial hardware.

Home Exterior

New shingles (3 bundles or more, one year or newer), new insulation (bagged or sheets), new gutters.

We cannot accept used gutters, loose insulation, shingles, shutters, new or used siding, garage doors, or garage door openers.

Home Goods

New shutters, framed mirrors, large, framed art, lamps, and clean, unstained, pet-free new rugs, sets of dishes, sets of pots and pans, sets of silverware. Items must be packed for transportation to our store in set's of four or more. 

We cannot accept window coverings including all blinds, curtains, and valences; small household/home décor items (miscellaneous items), unframed mirrors or glass. 

New Heating, Venting, and Air Conditioning

Air Conditioners, furnaces, central air systems, venting materials, and water heaters. Residential size only. 

New Kitchen Cabinets

Stained or factory painted. New uninstalled laminate countertop. Cabinet knobs and other cabinet hardware.

We cannot accept countertops (granite, manufactured, or used laminate countertops). Non-kitchen built-in cabinets, hand-painted cabinets, custom runs of cabinets, or used cabinets.

Landscaping, Lawn & Garden

New edging and fencing, lawn or patio furniture, yard tools, gently used grills, working lawn movers, and snow blowers (10 years or newer).

We cannot accept used edging and fencing, loose landscape rocks, gas/oil, gas cans, playground equipment, or dirty materials.

Lighting & Fans

Chandeliers, flush mount lights, pendant lights, and sconces (must include all mounting hardware). Table lamps, floor lamps, new in box LED light bulbs, and new in box ceiling fans.

We cannot accept shiny yellow brass fixtures, track lighting, fluorescent light fixtures, or commercial lighting. No non-LED light bulbs or used light bulbs.

Office Furniture

Desks (4’ wide or narrower), office chairs with five wheels, lobby furniture, breakroom furniture, refrigerators, and two drawer file cabinets (upright, 16” wide).

We cannot accept built-in cabinets, L-shaped desks, metal desks, executive desks, credenzas, cubicles, conference room tables, and electronics like printers, copiers, scanners, and fax machines.

Paint & Stain

Full or nearly full cans of latex paint, no more than 2 years old (per the mix label on the can). The cans must be free of rust. Color marks must be painted on top of the can. All cans must have a mix label indicating the date mixed.

 

We cannot accept Bases and oil-based products.

Plumbing & Bathroom

New tubs, new medicine cabinets, new shower surrounds, new PVC, and metal piping (6’ or longer). Plumbing supplies, sinks (w/o faucets), vanities with top smaller than 5′, 20 yrs or newer.

We cannot accept used faucets, factory-molded sinks, cast iron sinks, shower doors, unframed mirrors, water softeners, or commercial plumbing.

Tools

Brand name working power tools. Lithium-Ion cordless power tools. Hand tools. Aluminum or fiberglass ladders. Shop-vacs. Tools must have all factory-installed safety features.

We cannot accept recalled items, radial arms saws, homemade tools, nickel-cadmium or older cordless power tools, cordered power tools older than 10 years, or wooden ladders.

New Windows

New complete units with all sashes and frames.

We cannot accept used windows, New or used: single pane windows, storm windows, wood screens, replacement sashes, or frames.

We cannot accept the following items

We cannot accept anything excessively scratched, damaged, or in need of repair as well as any of the items listed below. 

  • Hazardous materials

  • Toxic chemicals

  • Pesticides

  • Fertilizers

  • Mattresses or box springs

  • Sofa beds

  • "This End Up" brand furniture 

  • Automobile parts

  • Pianos

  • Medical equipment

  • Kitchen supplies

  • Children or infant items

  • Clothing

  • Textiles

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