Donating to the Habitat ReStore

We Need Your Donations: Every day, ReStore customers are searching for used furniture and working appliances. Your Donations will help build us build homes, and at the same time assist people who do not have the resources to buy these items at retail.

Donation Hours

Tuesday-Saturday
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

ReStore Location

2487 Rice Street
Traverse City, MI 49686

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ReStore Donation Criteria

Please drop off donations only during ReStore hours. Occasionally we will decline certain items when our inventories of similar items are high; please contact the ReStore prior to dropping off your donation.

  • We can only accept items in resalable condition.
  • Any item with water or mold damage will be declined.
  • To be sure, contact the ReStore prior to bringing a donation.
  • Drop off donations at our ReStore location during regular store hours.
    2487 Rice Street (Southeast corner of Cass and South Airport)

Michigan law prohibits donors from leaving items outside of store during non-business hours.

  • We may decline a donation based on its condition, our inventory of similar items, or our ability to resell the item.
We accept the following items:

Appliances
Washers
Dryers
Ovens
Ranges
Refrigerators

  • We can not accept dishwashers or microwaves.
  • Appliances must be 10 years old or less
  • Please include owner's manuals when possible.
  • We accept non-working appliances as long as all parts are still with the appliance.

Cabinets
Cabinets must have doors, shelving, and drawers attached to the unit

  • Please, no water or mold damaged items.

Counter Tops
Counter tops must be in excellent condition

  • Countertops may not have chipped or missing Formica, burns, empty holes for sinks or plumbing.
  • We will accept some counter-tops if the sink is still installed.

Fans
Must be in working condition, complete with mounting hardware.

Furniture
Furniture only accepted in resalable condition.

  • Items with tears, stains, chew marks, or excessive fading are not accepted.

We do not accept entertainment centers.

Lighting
All light fixtures in working condition.

Mirror and Glass
Framed mirrors and glass only

Building Materials

Plywood in full and half sheets
Lumber in full lengths
Trim - 6 feet or longer
Roofing material – most types: rolled roofing material, tar, etc
New Shingles in bundles

  • Please, no nails sticking out of lumber
  • We do not accept particle board

Electrical
Electrical parts
Wire
Plugs
Plates
Electrical wiring Hardware

Flooring Material
New carpet
Unused carpet that has been installed and removed prior use
Unused padding that has not been installed or glued down
New, unused tile

Plumbing – Tubs – Sinks – Showers Stalls
Tubs
Sinks - stainless steel and cast iron only
Vanities, clean in good condition, with all parts
Copper and metal pipe 4 feet or longer
All supplies and fittings

Tools
Hand tools
Power Tools

Hardware
We accept hardware for doors, cabinets etc.

We now accept scrap metal for recycling!

Questions About Donating to the ReStore?

Give us a call or send us a message on Facebook!
(231) 944-1182

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