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
  • Excludes dishwashers
  • 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 ext. 4 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 ext. 4 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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