Building Homes, Changing Lives in Northwest Vermont

Donating to ReStore

Donate to a Habitat ReStore

A man hands off a window to two women volutneering at a Habitat for Humanity ReStore

The Habitat ReStores are nonprofit donation centers and thrift stores that help support Green Mountain Habitat’s homebuilding efforts in Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, and Lamoille counties. By donating your new and gently used furniture, appliances, home décor, and clothing, you help start a chain reaction of investment that builds homes, community, and hope throughout Northwest Vermont.

Donating is easy—drop items off during store hours, or schedule a FREE donation pick up.

Donation guidelines

We gladly accept new and gently used:

  • Antiques
  • Appliances
    • Gas and electric ovens (no double ovens)
    • Range hoods, range tops
    • Refrigerators, washers, dryers
    • HVAC equipment
    • Wood and gas stoves
  • Artwork
  • Books
  • Cabinetry (good condition; doors and drawers intact)
    • Full kitchen and bathroom sets
    • Individual cabinets, built-in cabinets
    • Hardware
  • Clothing (clean; no rips or stains)
  • Electronics (less than five years old; working order)
  • Flooring (100 sq. ft or greater)
    • Hardwood, laminate, carpet, new padding
    • Slate, marble, ceramic tile
  • Furniture (New to gently used. No rips, stains, or pet damage)
    • Bedroom and living room furniture
    • Bookshelves, desks, dining tables, chairs
    • Outdoor and patio furniture
  • Garden supplies (no plastic pots)
    • Rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows
    • Planting supplies, carts, etc.
  • Hardware
    • Complete sets of door hardware
    • Hinges, nails, screws, hangers, etc.
  • Home goods
    • Dishes, pots, pans, pottery
    • Lamps, small appliances, décor
  • Lumber and plywood (6ft or longer; no scraps)
  • Plumbing
  • Recreational equipment
    • Skis, sleds, golf clubs, sporting goods, camping equipment
  • Small engines
    • Lawnmowers, weed whackers, leaf blowers, snowblowers, chainsaws
  • Tools (in working order)
  • Trial mattress (donated by a manufacturer, not an individual)
  • TVs (thin, flat-screen only)
  • Vehicles
    • Cars, trucks, bikes, boats, RVs, snowmobiles, ATVs

We politely decline:

  • Baby cribs
  • Box springs (used)
  • Children’s car seats
  • Corded blinds
  • CRT style TVs
  • Fax machines, printers, and scanners
  • Fluorescent and can lights
  • Hazardous materials
  • Light bulbs
  • Mattresses (used)
  • Moldy materials
  • Paint and stain
  • Sheetrock sheets less than 4×4
  • Stuffed toys (unless new)
  • Unframed mirrors and glass
  • Items that are torn, ripped, stained, pet-damaged or odorous

We only accept items we can sell. Our staff reserves the right to deny any items deemed not sellable in our stores. If you have an item you’d like to donate but are unsure if we will accept it, please give us a call at (802) 857-5296 or email us. Our staff is happy to answer your questions!

Schedule a FREE donation pick up

Our team is happy to come and pick up your large donation free of charge. To arrange a donation, fill out the form below or call us directly.

    Would you like your large items picked up?


    Store hours and locations


    528 Essex Rd/Route 2A, Williston, VT

    Shop: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat-Sun 10-5
    Donate: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat-Sun 10-5
    (802) 857-5296 x2


    414 Route 7 South, Milton, VT

    Shop: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat-Sun 10-5
    Donate: Mon-Fri 10-5, Sat-Sun 10-4
    (802) 857-5296 x3


    104 Robin Hood Dr, Swanton, VT

    Shop: Tues, Thurs, and Sat 9-3
    Donate: Tues, Thurs, and Sat 9-2
    (802) 857-5296 x4

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