Donate to ReStore
When you donate your item to ReStore, you are helping to make safe and decent housing possible for everyone. All profits from ReStore are used to support our Homeownership Program and our Home Repair Ministry. And by donating to ReStore, you are also kinder to the environment. For every $1 in ReStore sales, 1.6 lbs. of waste materials is kept from a landfill.
How Do I Donate?
Drop Off Your Donation
Bring your donation to our ReStore (1310 Conant Street, Maumee, OH 43537) Tuesday-Saturday from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. For large drop offs, pull up to the gate, located to the right of our building, and ring the call button. Our volunteers will be available to assist you with unloading your donations.
Have Your Donation Picked Up
We also offer a free pick-up service for large donations such as furniture, appliances, and building materials. To schedule a pick-up, or for questions about your specific donation, call us or fill out our online form.
What We Accept (and Don't Accept)
We accept the following items:
Appliances (must be in working condition)
Dishwashers (must be made in or after 2012)
Freezers (chest or upright)
Stoves, Ovens & Cooktops
Headboards, Footboards, Futons and other Bedroom Furniture (end tables, dressers) accepted.
- must be in good condition with no major scratches
- no water beds
- no mattresses or box springs
- no baby furniture
Due to federal regulations regarding the resale of blinds, they must be in original packaging.
Kitchen Cabinets, Bath Vanities & Medicine Cabinets accepted.
Items must be clean and complete with doors and drawers.
Carpeting & Padding
Must be 50 sq. ft. or more, new, free of stains & odors, and rolled, boxed or bundled for pick-up.
Chairs and Seating
Chairs, Chaises, Couch, Futons, Loveseats, Ottomans, Recliners and Sleeper Sofas accepted.
Must be free of rips, tears, stains, odors & pet hair.
Must be 48" or smaller and made of solid wood.
Dining Room Table & Chairs
Must be in good condition with no major scratches.
Garage Doors must have all parts and be in working condition.
Interior and Exterior Doors are accepted (pick up provided only if we are picking up other items).
Siding Glass Patio Door must be vinyl clad.
Lamps must be in working condition.
Lights (chandelier, indoor and outdoor) must be in working condition.
Supplies (outlet and switch covers, wiring, switches, outlets, junction boxes, etc.), please have bagged or boxed.
Electronics (must be in working condition)
- DVD players
- VHS players
We don't accept televisions.
Area Rugs must be free of stains & odors and rolled.
Carpet & Carpet Padding must be 50 sq. ft. or more, new, free of stains & odors, and rolled.
Ceramic Tile if you are donating a minimum of 1 box.
Hardwood Flooring if you are donating a minimum of 1 box.
Vinyl Tile if you are donating a minimum of 1 box.
Furniture (in good condition)
Bed Frames, Footboards & Headboards
Desks (48" or shorter and solid wood)
Dining Room Chairs
Dining Room Tables
Hardware (please have bagged or boxed)
Please have items bagged or boxed. We accept:
Bath Hardware (towel bars, etc.)
Nails & Screws
Heating & AC
Air Conditioners and Furnaces must be in good working order.
Lamps must be in working condition
Must be in original package.
Lawn & Garden (must be in working condition)
Garden Tools (Shovels, Hand Tools, etc.)
Milled Lumber must be 4-16 ft. long.
Plywood must be 1/4 to full sheets (no scraps).
Trim (Base & Case) must be 4-16 ft. long.
Must be framed.
Bath Hardware (towel racks, etc.)
Faucets must be manufactured after 2012 due to EPA lead level regulations
Sinks must be clean with no chips or stains
Shower Walls & Base must have no cracks
Toilets must be clean with no chips or stains
Tubs must be clean with now chips or stains
Must be in good condition.
Full boxes only.
Shingles must be bundles and in packaging
Roll Roofing must be rolled and in packaging
Tools (must have all parts and in good working order)
Trim (Base and Case)
Lengths must be between 4 and 16 ft. long.
Double Pane Windows free of rot with glass intact and no fogging or cracks
Blinds must be in original packaging due to federal regulations on resale of blinds
Single Pane Windows not accepted
We do not accept the following items (please select item to learn of other organizations which may accept your donation):
Any Item in Need of Repair
Baby Furniture & Accessories
Consider donating baby furniture Epworth Furniture Ministry or Goodwill or contact organizations which support lower-income mothers like Mom's House.
Bed & Home Linens
Consider donating unwanted linens to:
Books, Records, CDs, VCR tapes or DVDs
Books may be donated to your local library.
Records could be worth something at Culture Clash Records or Allied Record Exchange. And they may be donated to Goodwill or Savers.
Children's DVDs and VCR tapes may be worth something at Once Upon A Child.
Clothing can be donated to the following stores:
Dishes, Glassware, Cookware & Utensils
Can be donated to:
To donate a dishwasher, it must be manufactured in 2012 or later.
Dishwashers manufactured earlier than 2012 can be recycled at OmniSource.
Consider donating equipment through Fitness 4 Charity.
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Home Depot and Lowe's accept compact fluorescent bulbs. They do not accept long tube fluorescent light bulbs.
Tube fluorescent light bulbs should not be placed in the trash and must be disposed of through an environmental recycling service for a fee. One option is Heritage Environmental Services.
Because we don't want them either!
Mattresses & Box Springs
Consider donating mattresses & box springs to:
Epworth Furniture Ministry
St. Vincent de Paul Society Store
Toledo-Lucas County Furniture Bank
Consider donating medical equipment to:
or contact your local Senior Center
Mirrors & Glass - unframed
Consider donating unframed mirrors or glass to:
Goodwill accepts computer equipment for use in their technical training program.
Best Buy accepts monitors for recycling for a few of $25/monitor.
Office Furniture - Large
Cubicles and Desks over 48" are not accepted.
Contact other furniture donation centers (Goodwill, Epworth Furniture Ministry) for their donation requirements.
Best Buy will recycle your television for $25.
Toys, Puzzles & Games
Your items may be worth something at Once Upon A Child.
Or consider donating them to: