Donation Guidelines


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


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


We accept:

  • Upholstered furniture with no funky patterns, rips, stains, smoke, pet hair or significant wear

  • Solid wood furniture in reusable/resalable condition

  • 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:

  • Commercial office furniture

  • Furniture with broken parts

  • Fiberboard or particle board

  • Entertainment centers of any type

  • 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


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


We accept:

  • All types of lighting fixtures and lamps in good working order with no broken or missing parts

We do not accept:

  • Fluorescent light bulbs of any kind


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

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.


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.


Please be sure to check our list of monthly guidelines at the top of this page, as some of the items on this list are subject to change!

If there’s something we do not accept but you still want to support Habitat, try selling items on online platforms, like Facebook Marketplace, and donate some of your sales to Habitat.