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When you donate to the Habitat ReStore:

  • You get rid of unwanted items in your home.
  • You keep items from being thrown into our already overflowing landfills.
  • You help Habitat provide affordable housing solutions in Champaign County!

We accept just about everything – even the kitchen sink!

To make a donation, you may drop off anytime Tuesday – Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday and Monday 10am-4pm.

To arrange a pick up of your donations call (217) 359-0507.  
The ReStore is open Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.


Please read on for a list of what we gladly accept:

Yes, Please!

  • Appliances, gas and electric, in working order and clean
    • Dishwashers made after 2014.
  • Furniture 
    • Chairs, couches, desks, tables, shelves, etc.
    • Bed frames and hardware.
    • Please no rips, tears, stains, broken parts.
  • Windows & Doors 
    • In good condition.
    • Windows must be double pane.
  • Garden Supplies 
    • Garden tools, plants, pavers, pots, soil, bricks, planters, and mulch.
  • Kitchen/Bath 
    • Cabinets complete with doors and drawers and sinks with faucets removed.
  • Electronics
    • Stereos, CDs, VCRs, Speakers, DVDs, Computers, DVD players, CD players, LPs, DVRs, and Satellite Receiver’s.
    • Flat-screen TVs and monitors (working only, please)
  • Exercise Equipment 
    • Please contact a manager before bringing in exercise equipment at 217-819-5118 or restore@cuhabitat.org
  • Lighting
  • Hardware and Tools.  
    • Clean, organized, and fully functioning.
  • Household goods 
    • Kitchen items, framed art, holiday décor, linens, picture frames, lamps, home décor, and small (functioning) appliances.
  • Plumbing/Electrical 
    • Usable, clean fixtures, parts and supplies, working ceiling fans, lighting.
  • Carpet/Flooring 
    • Clean, free of stains, free of visible wear.
  • Building Materials
    • Drywall, plywood, MDF, and Paneling.
    • Unopened cans of paint.

No Thank You!

  • Mattresses/Box springs
  • Waterbeds/Waterbed frames
  • Sleeper Sofas
  • Paint/Hazardous waste of any kind
  • Clothes
  • Baby items/toys
  • Shower Doors
  • Hollow Core Doors
  • Tube Televisions and monitors
  • Mirrors without a frame
  • Bathtubs/Jacuzzi tubs
  • Short round bowl toilets
  • Any dishwashers made before 2014
  • Florescent bulbs
  • Trim shorter than 2 foot/or with nails