We gratefully accept donations of new and gently used household items that are clean and in working order. Your donations are vital to the success of Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph. Check out a list of items we accept below.
You can drop off your donation at the receiving doors at each of our three ReStores during our posted Donation Receiving hours.
We also offer a free pickup service!
Please note: Due to public health concerns related to COVID-19, and for your safety and the safety of our team, we are unable to enter a private residence in order to pick up your donation. (Exceptions may apply in order to provide our Kitchen Salvage service. See below.)
We ask that your donation be located in an area accessible to our team such as:
curb, garage, driveway, lobby, storage room, storage unit, warehouse, furniture showroom
To book our pickup service, please click “schedule your pickup” below, or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
While optional, we ask that you consider making a monetary donation upon completion of your successful pickup to help us cover the various costs involved in offering this free service.
Please note: Due to precautionary measures around COVID-19, please be aware that we are following proper health and safety measures during your Drop Off/Pick-Up/Kitchen Salvage visit, in order to keep our donors, shoppers, staff, and volunteers safe.
Kitchen salvage exception: We endeavour to provide an excellent kitchen salvage service, and will do so under the following precautions: 1) There is no public health emergency order in place, 2) there is no identified illness, or exposure to illness, among the residents or contractors involved, and 3) the donor and any contractors/other individuals vacate the premises during the service being provided. Please share any concerns you have with our kitchen salvage coordinator at email@example.com.
|items we accept||items we cannot accept|
|clean, solid, undamaged furniture from non-smoking homes||damaged lumber (warped, moldy, or has rot, with nails or screws)|
|functional home appliances (exception: dishwashers)||unframed mirrors and glass, mirrored closet doors|
|kitchen and bathroom cabinets and hardware||housewares — dishes, utensils, pots, etc.|
|toilets (white or off-white, with a tank size of 6L or less)||corner bathtubs and Jacuzzi-style tubs (brand new only)|
|plumbing fixtures, sinks (no chips, cracks, stains)||entertainment units|
|vanities with countertops||cribs, high chairs, baby accessories, toys|
|hardwood & laminate flooring (min. 3 boxes of same type)||pool equipment|
|outdoor and garden décor and furniture (seasonally)||flat hollow-core slab doors|
|stone, ceramic, porcelain, & vinyl tiles (min. 3 boxes of same type)||toilets with a capacity of 7L and higher|
|drywall sheets, cement board and tape||aquariums|
|hand and power tools||books, videos and DVDs|
|most types of lighting fixtures and lamps||hazardous waste, batteries|
|trim, handrail, spindles, stairs||paint (accepted from corporate partners only)|
|office furniture (as space allows)||windows (brand new only)|
|lumber and plywood free of nails and screws||adjustable beds, wheelchairs|
|unused shingles and roofing paper||clothes & linens|
|wire boxes, plates, switches, circuit breakers, panels, electrical supplies, hardware||blinds, rugs, carpets (accepted from corporate partners only)|
|complete sets of doorknobs and locks with keys||non-working fridges, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers (due to Freon disposal)|
|unused insulation (packaged or in clear bags)||automotive parts|
|vinyl siding in great condition||pool tables, ping pong tables|
|brand new soffit, fascia, eavestroughs, downspouts||pianos and other musical instruments|
|wall art, framed mirrors||mattresses, box springs, sofa beds|
|electronic recycling, wire, scrap metal||office partitions/ cubicles|