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what we accept

Based on inventory needs, our list of accepted and not accepted items occasionally changes.

If you have an item you want to donate but you aren't sure if we will take it, just give us a call at 317.344.3033. Our ReStore Staff will gladly answer any questions you have.

Currently Accepting

We accept donations of working items in good quality in the following categories.


5 years old or newer; Must be in working condition; Must have all parts

  • Dishwashers

  • Dryers

  • Freezers

  • Microwaves

  • Refrigerator

  • Small Appliances

  • Stoves/Ranges

  • Washing Machines

  • Window AC units – new or unused


Vanities must be complete with doors and drawers; Sinks must be free of chips/cracks and rust/corrosion

  • Bathroom Vanities

  • Framed Mirrors

  • Medicine Cabinets

  • New Shower Stalls, Bases and Pan 

  • Pedestal Sinks


Building Supplies

All sheets and lumber must be free of rot, water damage, nails, and warping; 4’ minimum length

  • Decking Materials – 100 sq ft +

  • Insulation - new and in original packaging

  • Plywood – at least 4’x4’ in length

  • PVC/Copper piping

  • Roofing materials

  • Unused Lumber - at least 4' long



All cabinets/countertops must be free of water damage and mold

Cabinets need all drawers and doors

  • Cabinet Sets

  • Granite/Marble/Quartz Countertops

  • Single Cabinets


Doors and Windows

Doors must be free of water damage, rotten wood, and damage

  • Double Pane Vinyl Windows w/ jamb (new)

  • Exterior Doors

  • Interior Doors

  • Shower Doors – new and in box

  • Storm Doors

Home Decor

  • Artificial plants

  • Artwork/Frames

  • Baskets

  • Decorative pillows

  • Framed mirrors



All carpet and rugs must be clean and free of odors, rips, stains, and tears

  • Complete boxes of tile - at least 100 sq ft

  • Complete boxes of hardwood flooring – at least 100 sq ft

  • Complete boxes of laminate flooring – at least 100 sq ft

  • New or gently used area rugs

  • Used Flooring -at least 100 Square Feet with no nails



Must be free of rips, stains, tears and pet dander;  Items must be broken down and ready for transport

  • Bed Frames (twin, full, queen)

  • Outdoor furniture

  • Sofas

  • Recliners

  • Rolling Desk Chairs

  • Upholstered Chairs

  • Wood or Metal Furniture: tables, dressers, bookcases, chairs, sideboards, etc


Light Fixtures and fans must be complete with hanging brackets; 

Light Globes need to be free of cracks or damage

  • Ceiling Fans (Must be assembled)

  • Interior and Exterior Fixtures

  • Lamps

Plumbing and Sinks

All plumbing items must complete with all hardware; Sinks must be free of rust/corrosion, chips/cracks, and caulking/glue

  • Faucets

  • Kitchen sinks

  • Under-mount sinks


Tools and Hardware

Power Tools must be in working condition without frayed cords.

Battery Tools need to have working batteries and chargers included

  • Cabinet pulls

  • Door hardware (non-brass)

  • Hand tools

  • Lawn and garden tools

  • Power tools (battery only, no gas)

Currently Not Accepting*

*List is subject to change.

Some items are not sellable. Due to high handling and disposal costs, we can not accept the following items. This list applies to both truck pickups and drop offs.


  • Cooktops

  • Dehumidifier

  • HVAC systems/equipment

  • Needing repair

  • Over 5 years old 

  • Water Heaters/Softeners



  • Jacuzzi/Soaking tubs

  • Mirrors (frameless)

  • Solid surface vanity sink/top without cabinetry

  • Toilets 


Building Supplies

  • Drywall, OSB, Paneling 

  • Lumber/Trim less than 4' long

  • Siding/Fascia/Gutters



  • Any item with rot or damage

  • Cabinet Faces

  • Cabinets missing doors or drawers

  • Miscellaneous Drawers


Doors and Windows

  • Doors over 84” 

  • Doors/windows with rot, broken glass, broken seals

  • Drapes/curtains/window coverings

  • Used Shower Doors

  • Valances/Blinds



  • Area rugs with rips, stains, odors or excessive wear

  • Individual/small amount of flooring pieces that is less than 100 sq ft

  • Partial packages or boxes of flooring or tile



  • Armoires

  • Bed frames (any size)

  • China hutches 

  • Cribs/Playpens

  • Desks (larger than 2’x4’ or executive style)

  • Entertainment centers

  • File cabinets

  • Office furniture

  • Mattresses and box springs

  • Particle board/MDF/pressed wood furniture

  • Sectionals (larger than couch/loveseat equivalent size)

  • Sleeper sofas/pullout couches



  • Brass light fixtures or ceiling fans

  • Can Lights/Fixtures

  • Fluorescent fixtures

  • Fluorescent lightbulbs/CFL’s

  • Track lighting


Plumbing and Sinks

  • Faucet parts and pieces

  • Solid surface sinks without cabinetry


Tools and Hardware

  • Brass door handles and hardware

  • Extension cords

  • Garage door openers

  • Gas powered lawn mowers

  • Ladders (wooden, metal or fiberglass)

  • Paint and other liquid/solvents

  • Rusted nails, screws, and other hardware



  • Audio Equipment

  • CD Players

  • Computers

  • Flat Panel Monitors

  • Flat Panel TVs

  • Printers

  • Radios and Stereos

  • Video Games


Other Items

  • Books

  • Clothing/Shoes

  • Drapes/Curtains

  • Exercise equipment

  • Games

  • Household linens (bedding, blankets, etc)

  • Luggage

  • Medical equipment

  • Pianos/Organs

  • Wallpaper



Our ability to accept specific items can change depending on the following and other conditions:

  • We may have more of a certain item than we need or have room to store/display.

  • If it only fits with certain sizes, brands, or models it may not be resellable.

  • Dirty, damaged, broken items, do not sell well. If it needs just a little cleaning or repair, please do that before donating.

  • Sometimes we just don't have enough room.

  • Some items are too fragile, or potentially dangerous to employees, volunteers and customers.

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