What is the ReStore?


Habitat for Humanity's ReStore accepts donated goods and building materials for resale to the public, providing an environmentally and socially responsible way to keep materials out of the waste stream while providing funding for Habitat’s community improvement work.


When is the store open for sales?   Donations are accepted until 1/2 hour before closing.


The ReStore is open for sales and donations:

Monday-Friday, 9 am-5:30 pm & Saturdays 9 am-4 pm. Closed on Sundays.

ReStore location:

1249 13th St. SE

Salem,OR 97302

(Enter from Wilbur St SE)


Phone: 503-485-4845

 

What items are accepted for donation?

 

Habitat ReStore accepts donations of clean, working items. Because Habitat for Humanity of the MId-Willamette Valley is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, each material donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

 

ReStore Accepts:


  • Furniture: Including chairs, tables, bed frames, cabinets and shelving, etc.
  • Appliances: Including appliances less than 5 years old, heaters and fans, etc.
  • Building Materials: Including tools, solid doors, roofing material, plumbing supplies, flooring, double-paned vinyl windows, full paint and stain cans, lumber, plywood, trim, nuts, bolts, nails and screws, etc.
  • Home Decor Items: Including light fixtures, frames, framed mirrors and glass, lamps, etc.

 

ReStore Does Not Accept:

Unable to Accept

Please note: This list is not comprehensive, but includes the majority of items we are unable to accept. All donations must be inspected by ReStore Staff prior to approval. Please check Additional Resources on this page for other options to donate or recycle materials we don't accept.  Exceptions made at managers discretion.

  • Furniture that is broken, stained, has torn fabric or excessive wear
  • Mattresses or box springs
  • Office partitions
  • Thermostats or other devices that may contain mercury or mercury switches
  • Any item containing asbestos (floor & ceiling tiles, older light fixtures, etc.)
  • Fluorescent light bulbs (unless new)
  • Flammable or combustible chemicals, herbicides or pesticides
  • Aluminum framed or single pane windows
  • Window blinds / Curtains
  • Toilets made before 1992
  • Used vinyl siding
  • Unframed mirrors or glass
  • Used carpet
  • Clothing
  • Flatware
  • Shower doors
  • Computers / fax machines / copiers / scanners / printers           Televisions larger than 27” and no console TVs
  • Particle board
  • Small appliances (Blenders / Coffee Pots / Toasters / etc)
  • Pianos / Organs
  • Sleeper sofas
  • Large wooden desks
  • Incomplete cabinets (all drawers and door must be included and attached)


*We are no longer able to accept dishwashers, please click link above for other  items that we are unable to accept. Also, because of the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act reduces the allowable level of lead in most plumbing products and affiliates will not be able to install or sell in ReStores any non-compliant product after Jan. 4 2014.

     

    Can I volunteer in the ReStore?


    Yes! A volunteer shift at the ReStore may include: loading and unloading vehicles, receiving donations, assisting customers, sorting materials (like lumbar, small hardware, tiles, tools, etc.), and basic maintenance duties such as sweeping, cleaning, and organizing our aisles.   Occasionally, we'll have a special project that comes up like constructing a display, sorting bin tables, or painting. Every day is a little different, and everything you do to help is important, so we appreciate your flexibility as a volunteer. Volunteers are needed  Monday-Friday, 9 am-5:30 pm & Saturdays 9 am-4 pm.  For more information call 503-485-4845.

     


    ReStore has you covered for all your project needs!
    Schedule a ReStore 
    Donation Pick-Up Here. 
    If possible, in addition to the form below, please send an email with a photo of your items for donation to restore@salemhabitat.org

    Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Willamette Valley | Office: 1220 12th St. SE Salem, OR 97302 

     Mail: 4676 Commercial St. SE #332, Salem, OR 97302 | office: 503-364-6642 | ReStore: 503-485-4845

     Fax:503-485-5028