Material Donation Guidelines

*Guidelines Only. Acceptance of individual or boxes of items will be subject to staff review while the donor is present; please presort to expedite the process. We reserve the right to turn away items because of condition, overstock, inability to properly display, hazardous disposal costs, etc.  

**Items must be clean and in good working condition.
Typical Items Yes, Please! No, Thank you!
Appliances Appliances in clean and working order: refrigerators, freezers, free standing gas or electric stoves, washers, dryers, microwaves, free standing dishwashers, range hoods. No appliances not in working condition. 
No dehumidifiers or water softeners.
No harvest gold appliances or range hoods. No appliances with visible rust inside or outside.
Cabinets And Countertops Clean and complete cabinet sets with solid wood or plywood fronts with doors and drawers attached. No custom shaped countertops or units of any kind with attached sinks, cutouts, or excessive scratching, chipping, or staining unless attached to cabinet.
Detached countertops and single cabinet doors free of heavy scratching, chipping, or staining. No single drawers unless part of a set.
Doors Solid doors in good, clean, and like-new condition without alterations or damage. No doors of any kind with major imperfections, peeling paint or mold.
Complete storm doors including frame and trim. No hollow-core doors.
No shower doors or patio doors.
Electrical And Lighting Indoor and outdoor light fixtures, fully functioning ceiling fans with all mounting hardware.  No CFL bulbs or fluorescent fixtures.
Electrical supplies such as boxes, switches, wires, and plates. No electrical items containing mercury.
Fireplaces Franklin-style wood burning stoves. No built in fireplaces or fireplace inserts.
Furniture Upholstered or solid wood furniture in good condition. No furniture with rips, stains, smells (including cigarette smoke), tears, pet hair, scratches, excessive fading or sagging. 
Sofas, love seats, recliners, bookshelves, desks, complete dining sets, bar and counter height stools, coffee tables, end tables, TV stands. No press board, blandex/oriented strand board, particle board, OSB furniture or lumber.
No frameless mirrors or glass, entertainment centers, mattresses, box springs, press board items, or drop side cribs.
No Office dividers or desks larger than 2’ x 4’.
Hardware Hardware in good condition. No incomplete door knobs or hinge sets, no hardware with visible rust.
Home Decor, Antiques, and Art Antique home goods and furniture. No linens, bedding, towels, or draperies.
Home decor, picture frames, art items. No musical instruments, organs, or pianos.
Throw pillows/decorative pillows in good condition. No damaged, stained, torn, or out of style pillows.
HVAC Ducting, flashing, vents, fans, insulation (unused and sealed in original package), vents and wood stoves in working condition. No items containing mercury, asbestos, or other toxins (ie: piping, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, fuel or helium tanks.)
Lawn, Garden, and Seasonal Bricks, blocks, pavers, potting and landscaping supplies, lawn equipment (completely drained), lawn tools without rust, patio furniture. No flammable or combustible chemicals, herbicides, or pesticides. No automotive parts, fluids, or containers. 
Fishing equipment - poles, lines, and tackle boxes. No exercise equipment, no golf clubs/bags, or other sporting goods except fishing equipment. 
Oct 15 - Dec 15 only: Christmas decor, artificial trees (complete, disassembled, and packaged), functioning or non-functioning Christmas lights and snow removal equipment (completely drained). Non-functioning Christmas lights. 
Paint Supplies New or gently used paint brushes, tape, rollers, trays, screens, unused paint sticks, sprayers and drywall tools. No used paint, stain, or solvent of any kind.
Plumbing Plumbing fixtures and fittings. No shower doors or shower surrounds.
Steel, porcelain, or cast iron sinks without cracks, chips, or stains. With or without accompanying vanity.  
Solid surface bathroom sinks.  
Free standing bath tubs. Bath tub or shower inserts.
Clean and dry toilets labeled with 1.6 gallon flush, comfort height toilets. No old or dirty toilets, used plungers, or used toilet seats.
Roofing Shingles or tar paper new in packaging. No materials containing asbestos.
Tile and Flooring Clean, unstained rugs and new carpet remnants, 40 sq. ft or larger. No stained carpet.  
Vinyl, wood, or laminate flooring, 40 sq. ft or larger. No scrap pieces of vinyl, wood, or laminate.
Unused tile remnants, 40 sq. ft or larger.   No previously installed tile or grout, tile cleaner or other related cleaning or installation products. Small lot or individual loose tiles.
Tools and Equipment Hand and power tools with all parts, in good working order. Battery powered tools without batteries and charger.
Windows Uninstalled double-pane vinyl or wood exterior windows with nailing flange - maintenance free in good working condition (undamaged, not cloudy, without rot), no larger than 5’ x 6’ in size.   No single-pane or storm windows.
Tension curtain rods. No drapery, blinds, valence, or other window coverings.
Wooden shutters in good condition.
Other Items Ceiling tile sealed in original packaging, wood railing, door knobs, hinges, hardware, metal fasteners, board stock (4’ minimum), plywood (1’ x 4’ minimum). No unsorted or mixed fasteners.
No suitcases, luggage, or briefcases.
No vinyl railing.
If the Habitat ReStore cannot take your donation, other community organizations may accept your donation. Requirements for acceptance may vary. Please check with the organizations below for guidance on any specific item. 
Clothing, linens, bedding, towels, draperies, dishes, children's items:  Sunshine House - 55 W Yew St. SB; M-F 10-4; 920-743-7943;
Green Door Thrift - 1300 Egg Harbor Rd (Cherry Point Mall)/3717-3759 N 14th Ave, SB; Tu-Sat 9-5; 920-818-1444.
Feed & Clothe My People - 204 N 14th Ave, SB; M & Th 2-6p, Tu & F 10-2; 920-743-9053;
Mattresses, Box Springs: St. Vincent De Paul Green Bay - 920 Weise St, 940 Hansen Rd, 2121 Van Deuren St, all in Green Bay; M-Sa 10-6, Su 11-6; 920-435-4040;
Bayside Bargains (Consignment) - 14 S Madison Ave, SB; M-F 9-5; Sa 9-4, Su 10-3; 920-743-7048.
Medical Equipment Neighbor to Neighbor: 62 S 3rd Ave #2, SB; 920-743-7800;
Other Furniture, Exercise Equipment:  Sunshine House - 55 W Yew St. SB; M-F 10-4; 920-743-7943;
Green Door Thrift - 1300 Egg Harbor Rd (Cherry Point Mall)/3717-3759 N 14th Ave, SB; Tu-Sat 9-5; 920-818-1444. 
Bayside Bargains (Consignment) - 14 S Madison Ave, SB; M-F 9-5; Sa 9-4, Su 10-3; 920-743-7048.
Other Waste or Recycling: Door County Waste and Recycling, 1509 Division Rd, SB; M-F 7-4; 920-743-9472;

410 N. 14th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI, 54235

410 N. 14th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI, 54235