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 donations. To schedule a pick-up, or for questions about your specific donation, call us or fill out our online form. 

Online Form


What We Accept (and Don't Accept)

We accept the following items:

Appliances (must be in working condition)

Attic Fans
Clothes Dryers
Dishwashers (must be made in or after 2012)
Freezers (chest or upright)
Microwaves
Refrigerators
Stoves, Ovens & Cooktops
Trash Compactors
Vent Hoods
Washing Machines

Bedroom Furniture

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

Blinds

Due to federal regulations regarding the resale of blinds, they must be in original packaging.

Cabinets

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.

Desks

Must be 48" or smaller and made of solid wood.

Dining Room Table & Chairs

Must be in good condition with no major scratches.

Doors

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.

Electrical

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)

We accept:

  • Cameras
  • DVD players
  • Radios
  • Speakers
  • Stereos
  • VHS players

We don't accept televisions.

Flooring

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)

Armoires
Bar Stools
Bed Frames, Footboards & Headboards
Bookcases
Buffets
Chairs
Chaises
Coffee Tables
Couch
Credenzas
Curio Cabinets
Desks (48" or shorter and solid wood)
Dining Room Chairs
Dining Room Tables
Dressers
End Tables
Entertainment Centers
Futons
Loveseats
Mirrors
Night Stands
Ottomans
Recliners
Sleeper Sofas

Hardware (please have bagged or boxed)

Please have items bagged or boxed. We accept:

Bath Hardware (towel bars, etc.)
Cabinet Hardware
Coat Hooks
Door Knobs
Nails & Screws

Heating & AC

Air Conditioners and Furnaces must be in good working order.

Home Decor

Framed Mirrors
Lamps must  be in working condition
Silk Plants
Wall Art

Insulation

Must be in original package.

Lawn & Garden (must be in working condition)

Edgers
Fencing
Garden Tools (Shovels, Hand Tools, etc.)
Grills
Lawnmowers
Spreaders
Sprinklers
Wood Eaters
Wheelbarrows

Lighting

Chandeliers
Indoor Lighting
Lamps
Outdoor Lighting

Lumber

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.

Mirrors

Must be framed.

Plumbing

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

Shutters

Must be in good condition.

Siding

Full boxes only.

Roofing

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)

Chain Saws
Chop/Miter Saws
Circular Saws
Drills
Drill Presses
Hand Tools
Jig Saws
Lathes
Shop Vacs
Table Saws
Tool Boxes
Weed Eaters

Trim (Base and Case)

Lengths must be between 4 and 16 ft. long.

Windows

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
Shutters
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:
Easter Seals
Goodwill
Salvation Army
Savers

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

Clothing can be donated to the following stores:
Easter Seals
Goodwill
Salvation Army
Savers

Countertops

Dishes, Glassware, Cookware & Utensils

Can be donated to:
Easter Seals
Goodwill
Salvation Army
Savers

Dishwashers

To donate a dishwasher, it must be manufactured in 2012 or later.

Dishwashers manufactured earlier than 2012 can be recycled at OmniSource.

Exercise Equipment

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.

Hazardous Materials

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
Salvation Army
Toledo-Lucas County Furniture Bank

Medical Equipment

Consider donating medical equipment to:
Goodwill
Salvation Army
Savers
or contact your local Senior Center

Mirrors & Glass - unframed

Consider donating unframed mirrors or glass to:
Goodwill
Salvation Army
Savers

Monitors (CRT)

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.

Shower Doors

Televisions

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:
Easter Seals
Goodwill
Savers