Donate Materials to Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Donate Materials to Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Donation Criteria


This page contains a list of the items the Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity ReStore accepts. Habitat for Humanity ReStore accepts donations of new and used home goods and usable structurally sound building materials. All donations are tax-deductible. Below are general guidelines. Donation criteria list is subject to change.

The Habitat ReStore is currently accepting donations through free scheduled pick up. The store is located at 528 Essex Road/ Route 2A, just up the hill from Agway and the ECO CARWASH.

If you don’t see your item listed or if you have questions, please contact us for more information. We offer FREE PICKUPS ON LARGE ITEMS.

Williston Habitat for Humanity Restore

(802)-857-5296 or


  • Gas and Electric ranges, Convection ovens
  • Microwaves, Toasters, Counter top ovens
  • Range hoods and Range tops
  • Refrigerators and Freezers
  • Washers/Dryers
  • Kitchen electrics: Slow cooker, Grills, Blenders, Mixers, Waffle iron, Juicers, Coffee makers


  • Antiques
  • Columns, Mantels, Posts, Moldings, Trim

Cabinetry- In good condition with intact doors and drawers

  • Full kitchen and bathroom sets
  • Individual pieces
  • Counter tops
  • Hardware: Hinges and Pulls

Cash Donations

  • We accept home improvement materials as well as cash. Your contribution will help deserving families realize their dreams of home ownership.

Doors – residential only, No rot, No cracks, No missing panes

  • Exterior or Interior
  • Pre-hung or door slabs


  • Hardwood/ Parquet flooring (25 square feet or more)
  • New carpet 10 x 10 or larger
  • New padding
  • New Vinyl tiles or vinyl sheets
  • Slate, Marble, or Ceramic tile and Underlayment
  • Antique hardwood flooring with nails removed

Furniture – Good Condition and Structurally Sound

  • Bedroom Furniture (no mattresses)
  • Book shelves
  • Chairs: Dining, Living, Task, Conference room, Office
  • Filing Cabinets and Hardware
  • Tables and Desks: Large and Small
  • Wooden and Upholstered
  • Office
  • Rugs


  • Complete sets of door hardware
  • Any quantity of hinges, nails, screws, hangers, etc.
  • Plumbing hardware
  • Electrical hardware

Home Entertainment Electronics- Must be less than 5 years old and in working order

  • TV’s and Monitors (thin, flat screen ONLY)
  • MP3 players and Stereos
  • DVD, Blue Ray
  • Photo Printers


  • Dishes, dish sets
  • Seasonal Items
  • Artwork/Decorating
  • Framed Mirrors
  • Books
  • CDs, DVDs, Records
  • Sporting Goods
  • Collectibles

Lighting- In good condition, complete and in working order

  • Fixtures and Ceiling fans
  • Floor and Table lamps
  • No Fluorescent lights or Can lights

Lumber and Plywood- No scraps

  • Plywood, Sheathing, Luan (1/2 or full sheets)
  • Dimensional: 6’ or longer
  • Woodworking lumber: Rough cut, Planed (2′ or longer)
  • Wood must be free of nails and concrete

Scrap metal

Appliances, exercise equipment, cars, water tanks, and other clean metal of all types.


  • Air Conditioners, Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling equipment  (5 years old or newer)
  • All heating & ventilating equipment must be removed from the home


  • Bathtubs: Fiberglass, Claw-foot, Steel
  • Sinks: Kitchen and Bath, Pedestal (no rust or cracks)
  • Shower enclosures (no cracks or stains)
  • Toilets: residential only, 1.6 gallon (low flow)
  • Miscellaneous: Plumbing hardware, Fittings, Pipes

Tools and Power Equipment (in working order)

  • Hand and power tools
  • Lawnmowers, snow blowers, leaf blowers
  • Garden Tools
  • String trimmers


  • Double Hung
  • Picture
  • Bay Complete
  • Without Rot, Cracks, or Foggy glass.
  • No sashes
  • No single pane or storm windows

Donate Everyday Supplies for ReStore Operations

We will always gratefully accept gift cards for Staples or grocery/supply stores for cleaning supplies. We appreciate any support you can provide. Here’s a list of ongoing supply needs:

  • Copier paper
  • Toner
  • Pens
  • Tape
  • Note pads
  • Cleaning Supplies (for counters, bathrooms, windows, and more)
  • Paper towels
  • Towels

Non Acceptable Material at Habitat ReStore

  • Anti-freeze or Motor oil
  • Paint and Stain
  • Hazardous materials
  • Oil-based products
  • Sheetrock
  • Garage doors
  • Mercury thermostats
  • Solvents or Strippers
  • Wall coverings
  • Cribs, Car Seats, Stuffed Toys
  • Moldy materials
  • OLD computers (over 5 years old)
  • printers, FAX machines, or scanners
  • Kitchen faucets, bathroom sink faucets
  • Dishwashers
  • Water heaters
  • Pipe and pipe fittings
  • Plumbed in appliances
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Unframed mirrors
  • Sheets of glass

Not Sure?

  • If you have a unique item that you would like to donate to fund an affordable home but don’t see it here, please contact your Habitat ReStore team at  or call 802-857-5296.

Free Pick-Up Service

For questions about your donation or to schedule a free pick-up in Chittenden County for pre-approved items too large for you vehicle, call 802-857-5296.

Why You Should Support the Habitat ReStore

When you donate to the Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity ReStore, you reduce waste by diverting usable materials from local landfills. When you shop the Habitat ReStore, you extend the life cycle of like-new and vintage furniture, housewares, and building materials, which adds history, style, and eco-savvy to any home. Customers can find one-of-a-kind items at the Habitat ReStore and everything will be priced below regular retail value. When you volunteer with the Habitat ReStore, you are directly supporting the mission of building homes and changing lives in Chittenden County.

YOU help Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity build safe and affordable homes for partner families in OUR community by shopping, donating, and volunteering at the Williston Habitat ReStore!!