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Items Accepted at the ReStore

Items Accepted at the ReStore

To schedule a free donation pickup please call the ReStore at 215.739.9300 or email Donations can also be dropped off at the Philadelphia ReStore--please call us to schedule a drop-off time. 

If you are able to email photos of the items you wish to donate, that greatly expedites the scheduling process!

Items Accepted:

Items must be completely cleaned out and uninstalled (when applicable) before we are able to pick them up.  If you are uncertain about acceptance of your donation of surplus or reusable items, please call the ReStore at 215.739.9300.  Please note this list is not all-inclusive.  

Less than 10 years old
Clean & in working condition
Large appliances - refrigerators, stoves, ranges, ovens, range hoods, washing machines, dryers, furnaces
Slight dent/scratch okay
Must have all parts/accessories
Small kitchen appliances - current colors

Only complete cabinets with all doors & drawers
Doors attached
Standard sizes - no abnormal sized countertops
Removed from kitchen in advance of pickup
No built-ins

Home, Antique
No pet destruction of any kind
Overall excellent condition
Upholstery must be clean, free of stains, not worn, torn or damaged
Upholstered furniture: 5 years and newer

Household Goods
Please place in boxes for pickup
Kitchen items, house decor, brick-a-brack, art, dishes, etc.

Air Conditioning & Heating Units
Less than 10 years old
Whole House or Window model  

Brick & Block
Min. 25 blocks
Drop-off only

Fixtures, parts, supplies  

Floor & Table Lamps (no torchiere lamps)
Ceiling Fans
Light Fixtures
In working condition with complete parts  

Dimensional – must be 6’ or longer
Sheets – must be ½ sheet or more
Free of rot, nails, screws
No scraps accepted  

Toilets, vanities, shower enclosures (no glass shower doors or tub enclosures)
Clean and in usable condition
We are not able to accept bathroom sinks at this time

Room size (8’x10’) pieces and greater
Only brand new  

Un-open bundles
No scraps
Non-expired adhesives
Gutters (unused)  

Interior, Exterior, Screen, Security
Solid doors preferred
Standard sizes only - we cannot accept extremely large doors
No broken glass or damaged wood
Prefer doorknobs removed & bagged to sell separately 

Tile/Hard-Wood Flooring
Floor & Wall
Must be in boxes (easy to carry)
Minimum quantity – 20 sq ft.

Door & Cabinet knobs, hinges, locks, nails, screws, nuts & bolts, all fasteners
Please keep separated (bagged or boxed)  

Wood or Vinyl
New-construction or retro-fit
No metal, single pane
No broken glass or damaged wood
Assembled in frames  

Hand or power
In good condition
Power tools must be working
Cords and batteries must be included

TVs: flat screen only
DVD, CD & VCR players
Record players
All in good, working condition

One or five gallon pails, new and unopened
Latext paint only - no oil based paint

Other Donation Types:

**Effective Immediately:**

Due to an amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act, Philadelphia's Habitat for Humanity ReStore is no longer able to sell or accept donations of plumbing products used to convey water for human consumption. Products subject to this law are pipes, fittings and fixtures that may provide water for human consumption (drinking, teeth brushing and food preparation). This includes: kitchen faucets, bathroom sink faucets, dishwashers, water heaters, pipes and pipe fittings leading to these faucets/appliances, plumbed-in appliances (i.e. coffee makers) and fire hydrants. For more information, please visit:


  • Clothing/Linens/Bedding/Drapes
  • Mattresses/Box Springs
  • Baby Items
  • Anything that doesn't work/needs a replacement part
  • Appliances over 10 years old
  • Tube/CRT Televisions
  • Single pane windows
  • Pianos/Organs
  • Dishwashers
  • Unframed glass or mirrors
  • Hazardous materials (list and disposal)

Our driver always has the final right of refusal for any donated items, and can decline to accept an item at the pickup location.

If we unable to accept your donated items, the following list of organizations are alternatives for your donation:

The Salvation Army; 1-800-SA- TRUCK

St. Vincent de Paul; 215-288-8160 (midst of transitioning its operations)

Purple Heart; 215-638-1020

Circle Thrift; Fishtown: 215-423-1222. South Philly: 215-468-0645

In South Philly: Philly AIDS Thrift 215-922-3186

In Center City: Uhuru 215-546-9616

In West Philly: Second Mile Thrift 215-662-1663

Children’s Goods: Cradles to Crayons 215-423-5060

Building Materials: Impact Services Building Materials Exchange 215-423-3613


The official registration and financial information of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.