Donations are the core of a successful ReStore. Our partner families, and the community benefit from reuse, repurpose and recycling efforts. Because of your donations, we are able to offer goods at affordable prices to the community.

We welcome all offers We welcome all offers of new or very gently-used items. We ask that all items be in excellent condition, 100% operable and thoroughly cleaned. Please review our donations guidelines below before you donate.

Ulster County Habitat for Humanity reserves the right to refuse unsuitable donations.


The ReStore is a discount furniture and home improvement center that sells donated materials at reduced prices to the general public in support of Ulster Habitat’s mission. 

Flexible volunteer positions are available in a variety of roles to help keep the ReStore running smoothly. We will find the perfect position that matches your interests and skills.

Volunteers clean, display and arrange merchandise, assist customers and staff members, help with loading, unloading and warehouse upkeep, repair gently used furniture, test & repair electronics/appliances, and prepare donated items for resale.

Donation Guidelines

Through your donations, the ReStore provides new and gently used furniture, artwork, home improvement materials, appliances, and more at prices affordable to everyone.

Donations to Avoid
Please see our list below. Such items cost us money for proper disposal (as does trash left at our dock). That money is diverted from our primary mission of helping families.

Items We Accept
Please note that all donations are subject to approval by our staff. Thank you for understanding.

  • Artwork
  • Antiques
  • Appliances 10 years old or newer, in good working order
  • Cabinets & Countertops Solid wood fronts with all drawers and doors
  • Doors Except shower & hollow core w/o jamb
  • Flooring Unused (minimum 100 sq ft) linoleum or tile
  • Furniture Item must be free of any stains, tears, fading/discoloration, pet damage/stains/odors, signs of wear, smoke odors
  • Hardware New in original packages – all types (please no used goods)
  • Housewares Dish sets of 4 or more, no single items, no items with chips, cracks, broken pieces. No plastic items.
  • HVAC Bathroom fans and vents
  • Lawn & Garden Tools, fencing, bricks and pavers
  • Lighting and Electrical Light fixtures, new electrical supplies
  • Lumber (minimum 100 feet in 8-10 foot lengths), no nails or screws
  • Sinks & Fixtures New only
  • Roofing Asphalt, wood metal, tar paper (Minimum 100 sq ft)
  • Tools & Equipment In good working order with all parts
  • Windows Double-pane vinyl (no wood!) undamaged, unfogged in working order

Items We Cannot Accept
Please note that all donations are subject to approval by our staff. Thank you for understanding.