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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:

  • Items that are torn, ripped, stained, pet-damaged, broken, moldy or odorous
  • Anything that holds a baby (stroller, car seats, etc)
  • Baby items/bottles
  • Baby cribs
  • Bathmats
  • Bed frames
  • Bed pillows
  • Box springs (used)
  • Broken picture frames
  • Ceiling fans
  • Children’s car seats
  • Corded blinds
  • CRT style TVs
  • Electronics older than 10 years
  • Fax machines, printers, and scanners
  • Fluorescent and can lights
  • Hardwired goods
  • Hazardous materials or liquids
  • Helmets/safety equipment
  • Hollow core doors
  • Humidifiers
  • Library books
  • Light bulbs
  • Litter boxes
  • Magazines
  • Mattresses (used)
  • Moldy materials
  • Open cleaning products
  • Paint and stain
  • Sheetrock sheets less than 4×4
  • Stuffed toys (unless new)
  • Suitcases (unless vintage or brand new)
  • Toilets/toilet seats (unless new)
  • Unframed mirrors and glass
  • Used training potty

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!

ReStore Truck Pick-ups

Our Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity ReStores offer a FREE pickup for large donation items! See our list for items that we do and do not accept as donations. All items must be stored in the garage, covered porch/patio or first floor of the home only. Pictures are highly recommended in order to expedite your spot in the schedule. Please note that our drivers may turn donations away if they do not meet our criteria.

Schedule a Pick-up
A panoramic view of the sales floor at the Habitat ReStore in Williston Vermont

Business Donations

Remodeling? Reorganizing? Got extra inventory?

Your donation is eligible for a tax-deduction and helps the community!

Store hours and locations


528 Essex Rd/Route 2A, Williston, VT

Shop: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat-Sun 10-5

Donate: Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat-Sun 10-4, Closed Mondays*

*Donation lane temporarily closed on Mondays. Follow us on social media to be notified of any changes to our donation hours!

(802) 857-5296 x2


414 Route 7 South, Milton, VT

Shop: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat-Sun 10-5

Donate: Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat-Sun 10-4, Closed Mondays*

*Donation lane temporarily closed on Mondays. Follow us on social media to be notified of any changes to our donation hours!

(802) 857-5296 x3


104 Robin Hood Dr, Swanton, VT

Shop: Tues-Sat 9-3

Donate: Tues, Thurs, and Sat 9-2

(802) 857-5296 x4

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