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We accept just about everything – including the kitchen sink!
To make a donation, you may drop off anytime Tuesday – Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm. To arrange a pick up of your donations call (217) 359-0507.  
The ReStore is open Wednesday-Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.

Appliances — clean and fully functioning

  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Cook Tops
  • Freezers
  • Microwaves
  • Refrigerators
  • Ranges
  • Air Conditioners


All doors and drawers present. No water damage.

Carpet – minimum 6’x6′

Clean, free of stains, free of visible wear.


At least 6 feet long. No cut-outs. No angle joints.


Solid or Paneled.

No LEAD paint. No water damage.


  • Stereos
  • CDs
  • VCRs
  • Speakers
  • DVDs
  • DVD players
  • CD Players
  • LPs
  • DVRs
  • Satellite Receivers
  • Computers
  • Windows 98 or newer
  • Macintosh OS 9 or newer

Exercise Equipment — in good working condition

Please contact a manager before bringing in exercise equipment
217-819-5118 or

  • Treadmills
  • Weight Benches
  • Hand Weights
  • Stationary Bikes
  • Stair Steppers
  • Bench Weights


Upholstered — Visibly clean and free of stains, tears, and holes. Wood — Good condition, all parts present.

Garden Supplies

  • Garden tools
  • Plants
  • Pavers
  • Pots
  • Soil
  • Bricks
  • Planters
  • Mulch

Hardware and Tools

Clean, organized, and fully functioning.

Household Goods — clean & ready to use

  • Kitchen items
  • Framed art
  • Holiday decor
  • Linens
  • Picture frames
  • Lamps
  • Home decor
  • Small appliances (must be functioning)

Light Fixtures and Ceiling Fans

Clean and fully functional, all parts present.

Lumber and Trim

Must be at least 4 feet long.

Plumbing and Electrical

Clean, complete, and up to code. Sorry no faucets unless brand new.

Sheet Goods – minimum 4’x4′

  • Drywall
  • Plywood
  • MDF
  • Paneling


Stainless Steel only.

No Cracks. No Stains. Faucets need to be removed. Vanity cabinet attached.

Tile and Flooring


No single pane windows please.