Email: restore@lakesareahabitat.org

Accepted Donated Materials

LAHFH generally accepts these items (note the details)

APPLIANCES - Washers, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, microwaves, dishwashers
Details - Microwaves must be less than 15 years old. Over the stove mounts must have hanging bracket included. Other older and non-working appliances may be dropped off for our recycling program. No small appliances.

BUILDING MATERIALS – Siding, plywood, paneling, sheetrock, insulation, shingles, etc.
Details - We do not accept gutters. All sheet material must be at least a half sheet or more.

CABINETS – Sets or individual pieces, cabinet doors and drawer faces, countertop
Details - Countertop without the base cabinet must be 4’ long without a corner or sink hole.

DOORS – Interior and exterior
Details - Hollow core and patio doors must have a frame. Bifold doors and storm doors must have all hardware.

ELECTRICAL – All supplies, accessories, wire
Details - We cannot accept breaker boxes or breakers. We do not accept electronics – see referral list.

FLOORING – Tile, hardwood, laminate, carpet
Details - Tile must be new with a quantity of 10 or more. Carpet and pad must be larger than a 4x4 piece and free from rips, stains and odor.

FURNITURE – Couches, tables, dressers, bed frames, etc.
Details - Upholstered furniture must be free from rips, stains and odor. No sleeper sofas. Enclosed entertainment centers on a limited basis with management approval.

HARDWARE – Hinges, knobs, nails, etc

HOUSEHOLD – Pictures, mirrors, home decor
Details - Mirrors must be 4x4 or smaller and free of chips and cracks. We do not accept blinds, books, dishes, clothing, exercise equipment, pianos/organs, pool tables and baby items – see referral list.

HVAC – Furnaces, air conditioners, gas fire places
Details - Preferably less than 10 years old or dropped off for our recycling program.

LIGHTING – Working fixtures, lamps, ceiling fans
Details - We do not accept fluorescent bulbs – see referral list.

LUMBER –Trim, dimensional lumber, composite decking
Details - All lumber must be greater than 4’ in length and free from nails.

PAINT – Latex, stain, primer, rollers, and misc supplies 
Details - Cans must be at least half full and never frozen – see referral list.

PLUMBING – Sinks, tubs/showers, vanities w/ top, water heaters and misc supplies
Details - We do not accept used shower doors or vanity tops without the base; toilets must be newer than 1992; all items must be a neutral color.

TOOLS – Hand and power tools, lawn and garden equipment, tool boxes, etc.
Details - All in working condition.

WINDOWS – Double pane insulated vinyl or aluminum clad, decorative barn sashes
Details - Must be an operating window, less than 6’ long, complete with frame, no moisture damage and less than 30 years old.

Generally, we do not accept:

Electronics|Mattresses|Baby Items|Exercise Equipment|Vacuums|Chemicals|Gutters|Sleeper Sofas|Pool Tables|

Blinds & Window Treatments|Clothes|Books|Dishes|Linens|Anything not in good, clean, working, saleable condition

 Please see our referral sheet for names of organizations that may accept items we do not.

Questions? Call 218-454-8517