Donation Guidelines

Thank you for choosing to donate your items to the ReStore! Every donation helps build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership.

All items must be in new or gently used condition, clean, stain-free, ready to sell as-is, complete with all pieces. All items are accepted at staff discretion based on condition and current guidelines.

Have questions about your donation or want to check if we can accept it before dropping it off? Give us a call at 971-229-8888 or send us an email at pickups@habitatportlandregion.org.

Appliances

Yes, please

  • New or gently used kitchen appliances
  • New or gently used laundry appliances
  • Items must be clean, ready to sell as is, and complete with all pieces

No, thank you

  • Fridges and freezers over 10 years old
  • AC units over 3 years old
  • Dishwashers made before 2014
  • Non-working fridges, freezers or AC units

Cabinets

Yes, please

  • Complete cabinet sets (of 3 pieces or more) with all doors and drawers attached
  • Cabinet sets must be like-new, clean, up-to-date and without any damage

No, thank you

  • Damaged, water-damaged, particleboard cabinets
  • Single drawers, single cabinets, homemade or shop/garage cabinets
  • Cabinet doors and drawers without cabinets
  • Entertainment centers
  • Media cabinets
  • Hutches

Doors

Yes, please

  • Residential interior and exterior doors in good, clean and sellable condition without alterations or damage
  • Pre-hung doors.

No, thank you

  • Flat-panel hollow-core slabs
  • Bi-fold doors
  • Used shower doors
  • Commercial doors.

Exercise Equipment

Yes, please

  • Fully-assembled exercise equipment and machines (i.e., elliptical, rowing machine, treadmills, stationary bikes, etc.) that are up to 5 years old and in good working and cosmetic condition
  • Weights
  • Bicycles in good condition

No, thank you

  • Non-working or damaged equipment
  • Equipment missing pieces
  • Equipment over 5 years old

Fasteners & Hardware

Yes, please

  • All varieties of metal fasteners and hardware
  • Door knobs
  • Hinges
  • Cabinet pulls and knobs

No, thank you

N/A

Flooring

Yes, please

  • Carpet: New, never installed carpet 100 sq ft or larger
  • Complete unopened boxes of prefinished wood and laminate flooring (100 sq ft or greater)
  • Area rugs (clean, stain-free)
  • New vinyl flooring 25 sq. feet or larger

No, thank you

  • Used carpet, scrap pieces or partial boxes of wood flooring
  • Carpet less than 100 sq ft
  • Flooring less than 100 sq ft
  • Stained rugs

Furniture

Yes, please

  • Furniture items that are new or gently used condition, clean, stain-free, ready to sell as-is, and complete with all pieces
  • Solid wood furniture
  • Dining tables with matching chairs
  • Patio and outdoor furniture.
  • Please request pre-approval for large furniture items and office furniture

No, thank you

  • Damaged furniture (rips, stains, smells, tears, pet hair or scratches, excessive fading or sagging)
  • Single chair or single table
  • Particle board or pressboard furniture
  • Floral sofas or loveseats
  • Mattresses
  • Box springs
  • Hide-a-beds and sleeper sofas
  • Entertainment centers
  • Media cabinets
  • Hutches
  • Waterbeds and waterbed frames
  • Pianos
  • Office desks that are L-shaped

Home Goods

Yes, please

  • Cookware
  • Dishware
  • Home decor items

No, thank you

  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Draperies
  • Electronics

HVAC

Yes, please

  • Residential ducting
  • Flashing
  • Vents
  • Fireplace inserts
  • Furnaces and wood stoves in salable condition
  • Clean, unused insulation in clear bags.

No, thank you

  • Items containing asbestos, mercury or other toxins
  • Used or unboxed ceiling tiles
  • Oil furnaces.

Lawn & Garden

Yes, please

  • Bricks and pavers free of mortar
  • Grills
  • Hoses
  • Sprinklers
  • Tools and lawn equipment in good working order
  • Lawn and patio furniture

No, thank you

  • Broken or nonworking items
  • Flammable or combustible chemicals, herbicides or pesticides
  • Automotive parts or fluids.

Lighting & Electrical

Yes, please

  • Residential indoor and outdoor light fixtures
  • New lightbulbs
  • Electrical supplies.

No, thank you

  • No fluorescent bulbs or fixtures, new or used.

Lumber

Yes, please

  • Denailed quality lumber, trim and siding in 5 foot lengths or more
  • Sheet goods, ½ sheet or larger

No, thank you

  • Lumber less than 5 ft or sheet goods less than ½ sheet
  • Lumber with fasteners or rot
  • Used vinyl siding

Paint

Yes, please

  • Liquid latex paint in original container with original label attached
  • Containers 5 gallons or smaller

No, thank you

  • Dried or solid paints
  • Paint not stored in original container

Plumbing


Yes, please

  • Steel or cast iron sinks without cracks, chips, or stains
  • White, low flow toilets (1.6gpf or less) that are clean, undamaged, and complete
  • Bathroom fixtures
  • Bathroom hardware
  • New or used metal bathtubs
  • New fiberglass tubs
  • Clawfoot tubs

No, thank you

  • Composite sinks
  • Drop-in porcelain bathroom sinks
  • Non-low flow toilets
  • Jetted bathtubs
  • Used fiberglass bathtubs

Roofing

Yes, please

  • Packages of new roofing and shingles
  • Rolls of tar paper
  • New and used corrugated roofing

No, thank you

  • Used asphalt roofing

Tile

Yes, please

  • New, never installed tile in the original factory-sealed box, minimum of 50 sq ft
  • New, unopened grout

No, thank you

  • Previously installed tile
  • Less than 50 sq ft of tile
  • Opened packages of grout

Tools & Equipment

Yes, please

  • Hand and power tools with all parts

No, thank you

  • Bad batteries

Windows

Yes, please

  • Clean residential vinyl or wood windows, undamaged, unfogged and in working order
  • Shutters in good condition
  • Blinds, new and in unopened boxes with the “Best for Kids” certification label on the packaging

No, thank you

  • Unframed glass or mirrors
  • Aluminum-framed windows
  • Used blinds or window treatments
  • Vertical blinds

*Clothing is accepted at the Gresham ReStore only. Clothing must be clean, dry, and in good condition. All donated clothing must be in bags. We cannot accept donated clothing that is not in a bag or that has rips. 

Learn about other recycling alternatives, including mattress recycling here. Thank you!