Donation Guidelines

appliances

Must be in good working order and less than ten years old.

We accept:

  • Refrigerators
  • Ranges
  • Microwaves
  • Washers and dryers
  • Small kitchen appliances
  • Flat panel televisions

Due to changes in federal clean water regulations, we do not accept:

  • Dishwashers
  • Hot water heaters

bathrooms

We accept:

  • Bathroom vanities
  • Medicine cabinets
  • Framed mirrors

We do not accept:

  • Used toilets
  • Mirror without a frame

building supplies

We accept building supplies only with pre-approval and a scheduled appointment for pick-up or drop-off.


We accept:

  • Solid wood interior doors
  • Exterior doors with a frame
  • Vinyl double pane windows with a frame
  • Sliding doors with a frame
  • Decorative stained glass window without a frame

We do not accept:

  • Hollow core interior doors
  • Exterior door or window without a frame

DOORS & WINDOWS


We accept electronics in good working order with no broken parts.

We do not accept:

  • Old tube televisions or large projection televisions

Electronics


We accept:

  • Upholstered furniture with no rips, stains, smoke, pet hair or significant wear
  • Solid wood furniture in reusable/resalable condition
  • Entertainment centers with doors (Armoire style)
  • Area rugs with no rips, stains, smoke, pet hair or significant wear
  • Carpet remnants more than 10′ x 10′
  • Complete bed frame sets (with headboard and frame; with headboard, footboard and frame)

We do not accept:

  • Office furniture
  • Furniture with broken parts
  • Fiberboard or particle board
  • Open entertainment centers
  • Carpet remnants less than 10′ x 10′
  • Bedding of any kind – mattress, box spring, sleeper sofa, futon
  • Mirrors without a frame
  • Headboard or footboard without a frame
  • Metal bedframes without headboard or headboard and footboar

Furniture


We accept boxed and sorted garden tools.

Garden equipment


We accept:

  • Artwork, framed pictures
  • Baskets
  • Books – recent titles 3 years or less, special interest i.e. gardening, home improvement
  • Collectible plates, mugs
  • Cookware Canister sets with covers
  • Cookie jars with cover
  • Dining linens (tablecloths, napkins, place mats)
  • Dishes, sets of at least 4
  • Jewelry, jewelry boxes
  • Planters and pots, decorative
  • Pillows, decorative
  • Pyrex cookware
  • Silverware, plated silver, stainless, silver serving pieces
  • Steak knives
  • Wall clocks
  • Wall mirrors
  • Wine glasses, decanters, ice buckets
  • Woven throws
  • Wrist watches (working only)

We do not accept:

  • Artificial flowers, plants
  • Books, old paperbacks (only recent and special interest titles, see above)
  • Christmas décor (except from October 15 to January 1)
  • Cookware with any rust or scratched Teflon
  • Curtains, draperies, sheets, blankets
  • Cutlery, odds and ends (sets only)
  • Dolls
  • Florist vases
  • Plastic measuring cups, spoons etc.
  • Plastic picture frames
  • Religious objects

Home goods


We accept:

  • Cabinets
  • Countertops – marble, granite or Corian only
  • Small items – See Etc. Shop list

We do not accept:

  • Laminate countertops

Kitchen


We accept all types of lighting fixtures and lamps in good working order with no broken or missing parts.

Lighting


We accept pianos and organs with prior approval. Please send a photo and brief description to donations@habitatcd.org.

We do not accept Grand or Baby Grand pianos, unless delivered into our store by professional movers.

Pianos & organs


We accept hand and power tools in good working order. Battery operated tools must have battery and charger.

Tools


We do not accept baby or children’s items, including toys or furniture.

We do not accept window treatments.

We do not accept exercise equipment.

We do not accept soft goods such as bedding, clothing, draperies, towels, etc.

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