Donating to ReStores

Donations made to our ReStores are tax-deductible and 100% of the proceeds support Habitat’s mission. Plus, you’ll be keeping good, reusable items in use and out of landfills. The Twin Cities ReStores receive new and gently-used donations from individuals, building supply stores, contractors, home builders, interior designers, and Twin Cities businesses.

Making Your Donation

Donations can either be dropped off at either of our store locations, or, for larger items and donations, you may request a pick-up. 

 

drop off your donation at the ReStore

Donation Hours:

Tues - Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday & Monday: Closed

request a donation pick up

Donation Pick-Up Hours:

Mon-Friday:  9am to 4pm
Saturday and Sunday: Sorry, we do not offer weekend pickups.

 

Please take a moment to review our Accepted and Unaccepted Items List. The purpose of this list is to provide a general outline for items we do and do not accept; however, it is not complete. We encourage you to fill out the form on this page with any questions you have regarding your donation.

 

 

where to donate appliances

where to donate building materials

where to donate building materials

donate bathroom fixtures

 

donate doors

donate electronics

 

donate flooring, donate tile

donate furniture

donate hardware

donate home exterior materials

 

donate home furnishings, donate home decor

donate HVAC, heating, air conditioning units

donate kitchen cabinets

 

donate lawn and garden supplies

donate lighting and ceiling fan fixtures

donating paint

donate plumbing

donate tools

 

donate windows

Yes, Please! No, thank you.
Appliances

Refrigerator, freezer, stove, vent hood, washer, dryer. Clean, working: less than 10 years old. Determine the age of your appliance at www.appliance411.com.
Appliances

No used: dishwashers, wall or double ovens, countertop microwaves, vent/hood microwaves, garbage disposals. 
Architectural Items

Clean mantels, columns, framed stained glass, wood and wrought iron stair railings, spindles.
Architectural Items

No nails, no damage, no fireplace inserts.
Building Materials

Drywall (full or half sheets), Lumber (6’ or longer). Plywood (at least 1/4 sheet), Baseboard, Trim (6’ or longer).
Building Materials

No used deck wood. No nails, no screws, no damage.
Bathroom

Sinks, new tubs, medicine cabinets, new shower surrounds, vanities w/top & bottom smaller than 5’, less than 20 years old. Clean, working condition.
Bathroom

No used toilets, used faucets, jetted tubs, factory-molded sinks, shower doors, unframed/bevel mirrors.
Doors

Interior and exterior - new or used wood, metal, bi-fold and glass doors in clean, working condition. New shower doors. Remove and bag door hardware.
Doors

No hollow core doors, used shower doors, painted doors, garage doors or garage door openers. No mold.
Electrical/Electronics

Electrical parts, wire (new only), hardware.
Electrical/Electronics

No electronics, TV’s, computer equipment, CD/DVD players, etc.
Flooring: Carpet, Hardwood, Tile, Vinyl

New carpet, new and reclaimed hardwood (remove fasteners), new laminate, new vinyl (8’ x 6’ or larger).  Please write the size, on the back of the carpet or vinyl, with permanent marker.    New ceramic tile, slate, porcelain, marble or VCT tile (unbroken, new, clean) – minimum of 1 box.
Flooring: Carpet, Hardwood, Tile, Vinyl

No used laminate, no used vinyl. No broken, used or partial boxes of tile. No used carpet.
Furniture

Chairs, dressers, end tables dining tables, home office furniture, media centers (LCD or LED TV depth), sofa (leather or next to new upholstered), shelving units in clean, working condition.

Furniture

No box springs, mattresses, entertainment centers (tube tv depth), futons, sofa beds, recliners. No rips, stains, tears or missing pieces as we are unable to perform repairs.
Hardware

Knobs, hinges, nails, screws, nuts, bolts, boxes of fasteners, and locks. Clean, in boxes only.
Hardware

No rust. No missing parts. No cans or jars of fasteners.
Home Exterior

New gutters, new insulation, new siding (maximum 16’ long), new shingles, new shutters.  Seasonally accepted April – October.
Home Exterior

No used garage door openers, gutters, shutters.  No new or used Hardie Board brand siding.  No new or used garage doors. 

 

Home Decor/ Home Interior

New blinds, framed art, framed mirrors, lamps, rugs (or professionally cleaned used rugs), shades, shutters, wallpaper (full rolls).


Home Decor/Home Interior

No used vertical blinds or shades, no glass shelving, no unframed mirrors, no used window coverings.
HVAC - New only!

Air conditioners, central air systems are seasonally accepted April- October.  New furnaces (residential only). 
HVAC 

No used window unit air conditioners, no used duct work.
Kitchen Cabinets

Clean, less than 20 year old full set or invidividual kitchen cabinets (drawers and hinges attached).  New or used countertops (solid pieces; no cutouts):  Cambria, SileStone, Corian, granite, marble or stone.  New laminate only.
Kitchen Cabinets

No cabinets with water damage, mold or rot.  No painted cabinets. No countertops with cracks, holes, cutouts.  No used laminate countertops. 
Lawn & Garden/Landscaping

Brick and blocks (dirt free and not broken) drop off only. New edging, new fencing, new or used lawn furniture, grills and yard tools that are clean and in working condition. Seasonally accepted April – October.
Lawn & Garden/Landscaping

Items with rot, damage, rust will not be accepted.  No propane tanks, no gas or oil containers. No backyard play sets. No used fencing.
Lighting & Ceiling Fans

New and used light fixtures, chandeliers, sconces, lamps in clean, working condition and less than 20 years old.  New or used ceiling fans – drop off only.
Lighting & Ceiling Fans

No used yellow brass light fixtures, no used light bulbs, no tracking lighting, no used fluorescent fixtures, no fluorescent bulbs. 
Paint/Paint Supplies

New and gently used paint brushes, rollers, paint trays, etc.  Full or unopened cans of latex paint. We also serve as a paint recycling location for PaintCare. Learn more at paintcare.org.
Paint/Paint Supplies

No spray paint and no more than 5 gallons of paint donated at a time.
Plumbing

New faucets, new PVC and metal pipes (minimum 6 ft. long), new plumbing supplies, new water heaters, new garbage disposals.
Plumbing

No used faucets, toilets, water heaters or water softeners.  No broken parts, glued pieces or rust.
Tools

Hand tools (screwdrivers, rachet sets, etc) , power tools (drills, circular saw, etc), aluminum or fiberglass ladders in clean, working condition.
Tools

No recalled items.  No used tools with rust.  No table saws, radial arm saws or wooden ladders.
Windows - New only!

New windows (complete with sash and frames).  New metal window screens.  New window replacement parts.
Windows 

No used windows. No single pane windows.  No wood screens.