Accepted Donation Items:

Appliances in good working order:

  • Electric appliances 8 years old and newer
  • Gas appliances brand new only
  • Please be sure that appliances have all working parts and are clean and rust free, with no major scratches, dents or worn spots
  • Please include owner’s manual if possible

Bath and Kitchen Fixtures such as:

  • Bathroom vanity sinks WITH base cabinet only
  • Kitchen sinks that are stainless steel and rust free
  • New toilets in original box only
  • New shower pans and stalls
  • Fiberglass bathtubs, non-jetted only

Building Supplies:

  • Banisters, 4 ft and longer
  • Columns and plinth blocks
  • Drywall, full sheets
  • Mantels
  • Molding
  • Plywood, full sheets
  • Porch posts
  • Trim, 4 ft lengths and longer

Cabinets in good, clean condition with doors and hardware attached:

  • Please be sure there is no water damage, mold, dried-on food, stains, holes or worn spots
  • Please include drawers and shelves with accompanying hardware
  • Please remove nails or staples sticking out (ouch!)

Doors in usable condition:

  • Good condition, non-warped, ready to install
  • Bi-fold closet doors, non-mirrored please
  • Exterior doors
  • Interior doors
  • No commercial doors or garage doors accepted

Electrical Items:

  • Approved breakers/boxes
  • Ceiling fans
  • Lamps
  • Lighting fixtures, non-gold in color
  • Plates
  • Plugs
  • Switches
  • Wires
  • Hardware associated with electrical wiring


  • Flat panel TVs that are in good working condition, with remote
  • DVD, Blu-Ray, and/or CD players in good working order with necessary cables and wires. Please include owner’s manual if available.
  • DVDs, Blu-Rays, CDs, Records, (no VHS or cassette tapes)
  • Clock radios
  • Portable radios


  • Area rugs – max size 8 ft x 10 ft
  • Carpeting – bound only (sorry, we cannot take cut carpet remnants)
  • Laminate/sheet vinyl – unused, 4 ft x 8 ft minimum
  • Tile – new, minimum of 4 full boxes same kind
  • Wood flooring – new, minimum of 4 full boxes same kind

Furniture in good quality condition:

  • Bed frames with hardware
  • Bookshelves
  • Chairs
  • China cabinets
  • Coffee tables
  • Dining room and kitchen tables, must include matching chairs
  • End tables
  • Outdoor furniture, in season
  • Sofas, no sleeper sofas
  • We kindly request all furniture be in ready-to-sell condition, without need of repair, free of rips, stains, holes, broken doors or glass, pet hair, odors or excessive wear.


  • Bolts
  • Doorknobs
  • Hinges
  • House numbers
  • Locks
  • Nails
  • Screws
  • Vents
  • Miscellaneous hardware


  • Artwork, framed only
  • Baskets
  • Books
  • Dishes, sets please
  • Glassware, sets of glasses only, no one-offs
  • Home décor
  • Mirrors, framed only
  • Picture frames
  • Small appliances in good working condition

Roofing Materials:

  • Shingles, full bundles in original packaging
  • Tar paper, full rolls in original packaging


  • Exterior siding, full boxes, 2-box minimum
  • Full length pieces of J and F channel
  • Interior and exterior corner pieces


  • Hand tools
  • Power tools in working condition with all needed parts
  • Tool boxes and tool cabinets


  • Antique and stained glass windows
  • Casement windows with all hardware and cranks
  • Complete window units with sashes and frames
  • Shutters
  • No bay windows
  • Please be sure windows have no damage, no missing panes, no rot or no fogged glass between panes. Windows must have the ability to be reinstalled.


  • Antiques
  • Bicycles
  • Fireplace inserts
  • Jewelry
  • Lawn and garden tools, including working lawn mowers

The above list is subject to change at any time.  Please contact the ReStore at 301-662-2988 x4 for any updates or questions about donated items.

Items that cannot be accepted by the ReStore:

Unfortunately, there are some items we cannot accept for donation.  We have tried to provide a comprehensive list of those items below, but if you have any questions about your potential item, please contact the ReStore at 301-662-2988 x4 and we will assist you.

Items we cannot accept for donation:

  • Armoires
  • Baby items of any kind – including car seats, cribs, high chairs, etc.
  • Carbon monoxide detectors
  • Cassette tapes
  • Chemicals
  • Clothing and accessories
  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • Curtains or curtain rods
  • Dishwashers
  • Entertainment centers
  • Fax machines
  • Flammable materials
  • Garage doors
  • Granite counter tops
  • Hot water heaters
  • Jetted bathtubs
  • Kerosene heaters
  • Kitchen counter tops
  • Linens
  • Mattresses and box springs
  • Metal/cast iron bathtubs
  • Mini-blinds
  • Organs
  • Pianos
  • Paint
  • Printers
  • Sleeper sofas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Speakers
  • Stereos
  • Tires
  • Toys
  • Unframed mirrors
  • Used carpet/pads
  • Used flooring
  • Used toilets
  • Vanity counter tops
  • VHS tapes
  • Waterbeds
  • Window treatments
Habitat for Humanity Frederick
24 S. Wisner Street, Suite 130
Habitat for Humanity Frederick
Frederick, MD 21701
Habitat for Humanity Frederick
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