Donate to the ReStore

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  dispatch@habitatwdg.ca 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 dispatch@habitatwdg.ca.

Acceptable Items

items we acceptitems we cannot accept
clean, solid, undamaged furniture from non-smoking homesdamaged 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 hardwarehousewares — 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 countertopscribs, 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 tapeaquariums
hand and power toolsbooks, videos and DVDs
most types of lighting fixtures and lampshazardous waste, batteries
trim, handrail, spindles, stairspaint (accepted from corporate partners only)
office furniture (as space allows)windows (brand new only)
lumber and plywood free of nails and screwsadjustable beds, wheelchairs
unused shingles and roofing paperclothes & linens
wire boxes, plates, switches, circuit breakers, panels, electrical supplies, hardwareblinds, rugs, carpets (accepted from corporate partners only)
complete sets of doorknobs and locks with keysnon-working fridges, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers (due to Freon disposal)
unused insulation (packaged or in clear bags)automotive parts
vinyl siding in great conditionpool tables, ping pong tables
brand new soffit, fascia, eavestroughs, downspoutspianos and other musical instruments
wall art, framed mirrorsmattresses, box springs, sofa beds
Plexiglass sheetsdishwashers
electronic recycling, wire, scrap metaloffice partitions/ cubicles