DONATION GUIDELINES

  • Your donations are tax-deductible.
  • Interested in donating or scheduling a pick-up*? Please contact Colleen Hyer at 610-921-1315 x 1 or chyer@habitatberks.org.
  • If you are not sure about your donation and its acceptable quality, please call us at 610-921-1315.

*Please allow up to 2 weeks for pick-ups.

*All furniture donated to the ReStore is vacuumed and sterilized using steri-fab sterilization spray that is certified by the Commonwealth.

The following guide is for reference only. Exceptions are made at the discretion of ReStore staff. Questions? Call the ReStore at 610-921-1315

Category

Yes, Please!

No, Thank You!

Appliances

Ranges, Refrigerator, Microwaves, Coffee Makers, Dishwashers, Window Air Conditioners, Washers & Dryers

Appliances Older than 15 years, Incomplete or Non-functioning Items, 220V Air Conditioners.

Bathroom

Sinks, Toilets, Vanities or Cast Iron Tubs

No Faucets, Cracked/Discolored/Stained Vanity Tops, Toilets larger than 1.6gpf or Incomplete, Shower Doors, Used or Jetted Tubs

Building Material and Lumber

Dry wall, Lumber, Bricks, Blocks on Pallets, New Adhesives/Caulk / New nails, Tiles

No Particle Board, Used Decking, Anything with rot/nails/screws, bricks/blocks with Mortar, Paneling

Cabinets and Countertops

Cabinets with doors/drawers/hinges attached, Counters

No Counters with damage/stains, Long lengths with sink cutouts

Doors

Interior (wood or metal), Exterior

No Wood with rot, shower doors, doors with attached mirrors

Electrical

Switches, Plate Covers, Outlets, Conduit, New Wire, Hardware

No fluorescent Bulbs and Fixtures

Flooring

New Vinyl, New Laminate, New tiles, New hardwood

No used flooring, carpet remnants less that 6’x9′, area rug with excessive wear/stains/odors/rips

Electronics

Anything with HDMI

No computers and accessories (monitors/keyboards,printers, etc) Phones, answering machines

Furniture

Couches, loveseats, dressers, end tables, dining tables, chairs, side tables, home office desks, bedroom sets (excluding the mattress)

No rips, stains, pet fur, odors, infant furniture (high chairs, car sears, cribs, etc.), mattresses & box springs

Hardware

Nails, screws, nuts and bolts, fasteners, locks, hinges, door knobs

rusty hardware

Home Decor

Wall Art, Place settings, kitchenware, knickknacks, antiques/collectibles

no magazines, unframed mirrors, glass, blinds, window treatments, toys

Home Exterior

New Shingles, New gutters, new insulation, vinyl shutters

No garage doors and openers, wooden shutters, used shingles, used gutters, used insulation

HVAC

Radiators under 36″, register covers, new duct work

No radiators over 36″, whole house air conditioners, used duct work, furnaces

Lighting and Ceiling Fans

Chandeliers, Table lamps, ceiling fans (must include mounting bracket)

No florescent bulbs and fixtures, track lighting

Miscellaneous

 

 

No automotive/ car parts, clothing/textiles, hazardous material/toxic chemicals, medical equipment, pesticides/fertilizers, wall dividers, organs

Paint

Latex-based paint that is unopened and has never been frozen, paint supplies (brushes, rollers, paint trays, etc.)

No rusty or unlabeled cans, oil-based, spray paint.  No opened paint, please!

Plumbing

New PVC & Metal piping 6ft, parts, supplies, fixtures

No water heaters, water softeners, faucets

Tools

Hand tools, power tools, ladders

No recalled/incomplete/non-functioning items

Windows

Complete double pane windows with all sashes and frames

No single pane, fogged/failed seals, wood screens, over-sized windows