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Your contributions are welcome . . . and needed.
All items donated to the ReStore are re-sold inexpensively, with proceeds benefiting our affordable house building operations. All donations must be screened prior to being accepted by the store for resale. Check below for a list of the items we accept, and please be aware we DO NOT accept mattresses, box-springs, clothing, weapons, or non-working tools and appliances. Donation to the ReStore are tax-deductible to the fullest extent alloted by law.
Donations can be brought to the store during store hours, or you may call the store to schedule a pick-up. We are typically booked 1-2 weeks in advance of pick-ups, so please plan ahead if you are working on a deadline. To schedule a pick-up, or if you have questions about making a donation to the ReStore, please call ReStore Manager, Joe Robertson (302) 652-5181. Please leave a detailed voice mail message if he is not available.
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Items we accept for donation.
We accept most appliances and they should be less than 8 years old, clean, in 100% working order with no missing parts. Please include any owners' manuals if you have them, as they add value to your donation.
We prefer kitchen cabinets as a complete set, but will take individual cabinets, depending on the type of cabinet and current inventory. Whenever possible, cabinetry should include all hardware pieces and shelving.
We accept doors if they are in good, usable condition. They must not have holes, cracks, rot, etc.
We accept DVD players, and VCRs in working condition and no more than ten years old. At this time we are not accepting TVs. Any other electronics (TVs, computer monitors, keyboards, printers, faxes, etc.) can be donated to Goodwill. Goodwill resells electronic items in working condition and partners with Dell to recycle other electronics.
We accept fans if they are complete and in working condition only.
We accept any nails, screws, complete door knobs & locksets with keys.
We accept light fixtures in working condition, but currently do not need commercial lighting such as ballasts with pcb's.
Lumber • Plywood • Trim
We accept full sheets of plywood. We accept full lengths of lumber. We will accept trim in smaller pieces, but not less than 8 feet long. Please, no rot or nails sticking out of lumber.
Mirror • Glass
Mirror and glass is accepted if certain conditions apply. Please call prior to donating these items.
We will take full containers of latex paint purchased from a paint store. NO LEFTOVERS, remixed or base paint! We cannot take toxic, hazardous substances, (i.e. pesticides, powders, or other chemicals).
Plumblng • Sinks • Commodes
We accept sinks and vanities if they are in good condition and clean. We accept commodes only if they are in working condition and are the low flush (1.6 gallon) type. They must be very clean!! We will not take a dirty commode under any circumstance.
We accept all hand and power tools in working condition.
Windows • Screens
We accept a variety of windows. All window glass must be intact, and must be thermopane (double-paned with a layer of gas). If the window has been previously installed it must be in excellent condition.
3312 Seminole Av
Wilmington, DE 19808
Tues. - Fri.
9:00 am- 4:00 pm
9:00 am- 2:00 pm
For Directions to the ReStore, click here .