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What Can You Donate to Habitat Restore?

What Can You Donate to Habitat Restore?

Are you moving or renovating your home and want to donate some unwanted items to a great cause?  Check out Habitat Restore! As an extension of Habitat for Humanity, this organization accepts donations and offers an ever-changing inventory of diverse, high-quality merchandise to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Furthermore, their efforts help divert reusable household items and building materials from living in landfills.


Habitat ReStore accepts the following items:

  • Appliances – Cooktops, Stoves, Ovens, Dishwashers, Dryers, Microwaves, Refrigerators, Washers
    • Must be in full working order, clean, and less than 15 years old
  • Furniture – Sofas, Futons, Recliners, Dressers, Hutches, Armoires, Tables, Chairs
    • In good, resalable condition (no rips, stains, pet hair, or floral patterns)
  • Cabinets – Kitchen Cabinet Sets, Bathroom Cabinets, Vanities
    • Must be complete with all doors and drawers attached, no nails or screws sticking out; no cabinet parts (e.g. doors, drawers, etc.)
      If painted: must be factory-quality paint/primed
  • Dishes – They accept sets of dishes, ideally packaged to prevent damage.
  • Building Materials – Brick, Stone, Lumber
  • Framed Mirrors
  • Windows & Doors – Of All Shapes & Sizes
  • Plumbing Fixtures – Tubs, Toilets, Sinks
  • Bathroom Accessories – Faucets, Towel Holders, Dispensers
  • Tools & Hardware – Hand tools, power tools, bench tools
    • Must be complete, in good condition and in full working order
    • Please verify with stores directly for any especially large tools
  • Landscaping – Brick, Stone, cinderblock, lawn-care tools, slate, cultured stone, fencing
  • Lighting – Floor Lamps, Chandeliers, Bulbs, Table Lamps
  • Lumber and Trim – Minimum of 6’ long with no nails or paint
  • HVAC – AC, Furnaces, Hot Water Heaters, Swamp Coolers, Fans
    • Furnaces, ACs, and hot water heaters must be in good working order and less than 10 years old.

For a full list of what the Denver Restore will accept (and not accept) for donations, see their list here. If you aren’t sure if they will take a particular item, reach out to the store directly!

Did you know Habitat has over 20 Restore locations in Colorado? Find all the Colorado Restore locations here.

Denver Location

Littleton Location

Aurora Location

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