About Donating to the ReStore

We put the proceeds from selling your donations to good use by building homes and hope in the Rockford community. We accept donations of household goods, furniture, appliances and building materials.

Drop-off donations will be accepted Monday through Friday from 10am-4pm and Saturday from 10am-3pm. You can call 815-580-1205 for a pick up or email donationmanager@rockfordhabitat.org.

We’re Contactless . . . We ask that you unload donations yourself in the designated areas.

Our “No Thanks” List:

We welcome your donations, but we cannot accept the following items (in alphabetical order).

  • Anything with broken glass or windows
  • Appliances that are over 10 years old
  • Car or motorcycle tires
  • Clothing, shoes, pillows or blankets
  • Computers or copiers
  • Cribs, car seats, toys
  • Dishwashers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Entertainment centers
  • Exercise equipment
  • Fireproof File Cabinets
  • Furnaces, central air units or water heaters
  • Garage doors & garage door openers
  • Hot tubs
  • Items containing lead or asbestos
  • Items that have exposed nails or screws
  • Items that are stained, ripped or broken
  • Items that are moldy or water damaged
  • Kitchen countertops with cutout for sink
  • Mattresses, box springs or sofa beds
  • Office desks or cubicle walls
  • Paint, stains or chemicals
  • Pianos or Organs
  • Propane tanks
  • Siding
  • Toilets
  • Tube TV’s
  • Unframed mirrors or glass
  • Used carpet or padding
  • Used ladders
  • Used shower doors
  • Used chemical sprayers
  • Used water coolers or used water filtration systems
  • Used florescent light bulbs
  • Used fuel containers
  • Window treatments (unless they’re new, in the box)

Our “Thanks” List:

Here are some of the items that we typically accept (in alphabetical order):

Architectural items
Electrical materials
Fencing Materials
Furniture in good condition
Appliances/ Gas appliances that are under 10 years old
Light fixtures
Lumber and Trim
Masonry, Sheathing & Drywall

Please Note: Drivers and Donation Drop-off Staff Have Final Determination on Acceptable Donations

Thank you for supporting Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity.