What Can I Donate?
This page contains a list of the items the Portland ReStore accepts. If you don’t see your items listed, or, if you have questions, please call our store at 207-221-0047. Click here for a list of items we cannot accept. Click here for a list of other organizations that accept donations.
Refrigerators, freezers, cook tops, wall ovens, microwaves, washing machines, dryers, stoves, range hoods, air conditioners (accepted seasonally), new or “like new” gas boilers. ALL appliances must be in full and complete working order.
ALL hardwood furniture including but not limited to: dressers, night stands, end tables, coffee tables, kitchen and dining tables, chairs, china cabinets, hutches, buffets, entertainment units, shelving, desks and drafting tables. Office furniture including but not limited to: desks, file cabinets, office/conference room chairs.
Sheetrock, fencing, shutters, columns, posts, railing, balusters, newel posts.
Kitchen cabinet sets or individual pieces, vanity cabinets, medicine cabinets and bathroom storage cabinets. ALL cabinets must be free of rot and severe water damage.
Pre-hung interior and exteriors doors, solid-wood paneled doors, sliding glass/French pre-hung doors (complete units only), steel-insulated doors, and bi-fold doors. ALL doors must be free of rot and water damage.
Interior and exterior residential fixtures, table and floor lamps, ceiling fans (complete with mounting bracket only). ALL lights must be in complete working order with mounting hardware.
Hinges, drawer pulls, clasps, handles, door knobs, deadbolts (with keys only), packaged hardware items, packaged screws, nails etc.
Toilets, sinks, showers, tubs, shower heads, valves, fittings, pex pipe, packaged plumbing hardware. ALL toilets must be low-flow (1.6 gal or less) and ALL sinks, toilets, tubs and showers must be white or off-white in color.
3 tab and architectural shingles (FULL bundles only), rolled roofing and tar paper.
New ceramic kitchen and bath tiles, new hardwood flooring, new laminate and engineered flooring. Reclaimed hardwood flooring accepted if it is free of nails and bundled together. ALL flooring must be donated in quantities greater than 40 ft2. No loose pieces or half empty boxes please.
New and used double/thermal paned windows. Complete units only; no sashes. ALL windows must be free of rot and water damage with the glass and seals fully intact. Architectural windows taken at staff discretion.
ALL hand tools and ALL power tools. Power tools must be safe and in full working order.
Laminate counter with no holes cut out, at least 4’ in length. Granite counter accepted on a case by case basis.
New fiberglass, rigid boards free of debris, used fiberglass if it is bagged and of significant lengths.
Framing lumber 6’ or more, finished 1x and all wood trim 6’ or more, plywood, OSB, or particle board in full or half sheets only. ALL lumber and sheet goods must be free of nails/screws.
To be in accordance with the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, the Portland ReStore is no longer able to sell or accept used dishwashers, kitchen and bathroom faucets, or hot water heaters that components containing more than .025% lead. This includes items older than 2011, and items older than 2013 that do not have a compliance statement.
What do we pick up?
We pick up all of the items on our accepted items list. We do however reserve the truck for pickups that meet the following requirements:
Due to the cost of transportation, the staff required and our goal of being diligent in how we use our resources to raise funds to support Habitat’s building projects, we must limit our donation pickups to items that meet these criteria.
If you have questions regarding this policy, please call the ReStore at 207-221-0047.
Other organizations in the area that accept donations