Items Accepted for Donation

Below you will find a list of donations accepted at the ReStore. Please keep in mind not all items accepted meet the size requirement for our free donation pick-up service. However, all accepted items in good sellable condition can be dropped off at any of our 4 ReStore locations. If you have any donation question, please give us a call at (239) 652-0388.

Appliances

• Small kitchen appliances
• Stoves
• Refrigerators
• Washing machines
• Wine coolers
• Ranges
• Dryers
• Cooktops
• Air conditioners
• Freezers
• Microwaves

NO: Dishwashers manufactured before Jan. 2014. All appliances must be less than 10 years old, in good/working condition, and without rust. To find age: www.appliance411.com

Area Rugs

New and gently used rugs 8ft x 11ft or smaller. Please donate rolled and with size labeled.
NO: wall to wall carpeting, or remnants.

Building Materials

• Electrical hardware
• Brick/block
• Plumbing
• Drywall (full sheets)
• Grout (unopened)
• Large quantities of lumber (6 ft or longer)
• Pavers
• Trim
• Plywood
NO: Paint, cut or used wood. Nothing exposed or left out in exterior elements.

Cabinets

• Kitchen cabinets
• Bathroom cabinets and vanities
NO: Rot, mold, water damage, or broken cabinets. Doors must be attached.

Doors

Interior and exterior (standard size only)
NO: Sliding glass, 8ft, or garage doors.

Entertainment

• Home theater equipment (less than five years old)
• Flat screen TV’s (less than five years old)
• Books
NO: Computer equipment, Tube TVs, or other electronics items.

Flooring

• Laminate
• Linoleum
• Tile
• Wood

NO: Anything manufactured in China, broken or used. Must be more than 100 Sq. ft.

Furniture

• Patio
• Office
• Living room
• Bedroom
• Kitchen
• Dining room

NO: Stained, torn, broken, peeling, moldy, or pet-damaged furniture. No mattresses/box-springs, entertainment centers, armoires, or Murphy beds.

Hardware

• Boxes of nails, screws, nuts, and misc. hardware
• Door hinges
• Misc. hardware
• Door knobs/deadbolts
• Cabinet pulls

NO: Rusted, loose, or missing parts.

Home Exterior

• New insulation
• Hurricane impacted windows

NO: Used gutters or windows non-hurricane proof.

Home Interior

• Framed mirrors
• Exercise equipment (less than 5 years old and in working condition)
• Kitchenware
• Knick knacks
• Linens
• Artwork
• Artificial greenery
• Cordless blinds
NO: Clothes, children’s items, valances, draperies, and unframed mirrors

Kitchen & Bathroom

• Cabinets
• Sinks
• Toilets
• Vanities
• Tubs
• Kitchen islands
NO: Faucets, shower doors, hot water heaters, countertops with built-in sinks, and jacuzzi tubs.

Lawn & Garden

• Fountains
• Grills
• Mulch and rocks (full bags)
• Gently used tools
NO: Faucets, shower doors, hot water heaters, countertops with built-in sinks, and jacuzzi tubs.

Lighting & Fans

• Sconces
• Light fixtures
• Chandeliers
• Lamps

NO: Florescent light bulbs, broken items, or in need of repairs. All lighting and ceiling fans must be in working condition with all parts and mounting brackets included.

Tools

• Hand tools
• Power tools

NO: Recalled, broken, or rusted items. Must be in working condition.

Items we are unable to accept:

  • Clothing
  • Children’s Items
  • Used Mattresses/Box-springs
  • Computer Equipment
  • Medical Equipment
  • Food
  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizers
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Unframed Mirrors
  • Broken Items
  • Pet-damaged Items

Please review this list for recycling/disposal resources:

Clothing, Electronics, Children’s items, etc.

Goodwill
(239) 652-1600
Salvation Army
(239) 337-0955
Kiwanis Cape Coral
(239) 542-2849
Hope Chest North Fort Myers
(239) 652-1114
St. Vincent DePaul
(239) 992-1899

Canned Food

Harry Chapin Food Bank
3760 Fowler St. Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: (239) 334-7007

Trash

Lee County’s Resource Recovery Facility in Buckingham
10500/10550 Buckingham Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33905
Phone: (239) 533-8000

Collier County Landfill
3730 White Lake Blvd. Naples, FL 34117
Phone: (239) 252-8489

Hazardous Materials

(chemicals, paint, fluorescent lightbulbs, antifreeze, engine oil, solvents, stain, paint strippers, etc.)

Lee County’s Topaz Court Solid Waste Annex
6441 Topaz Ct, Fort Myers, FL 33966
Phone: (239) 533-8000

Used Mattresses

Cape Community Partners Thrift Store
(239) 829-0367
First Assembly Ministry
Contact Dan (239) 940-4797

Other referrals

Delivery Service
Hercules Delivery Service (239) 278-4372
Donations of Cars, Boats
Habitat’s Cars for Homes (877) 277-4344 or www.carsforhomes.org
To find age & info on your appliances: www.appliance411.com

Four locations to donate:

Store hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Donation hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm

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