Continue on below to see what items we are currently accepting for donations.
We accept donations of select new and used merchandise in excellent condition. When the items you donate to the ReStore are sold, the money helps Essex County families achieve the strength, stability, and independence they need to build a better future. Items we may accept:
Must be 10 years old or less, clean and in good working condition (dishwashers less than 5 years) Fixtures (toilets, showers, water-heaters, boilers) must be new and in unused condition. Check for appliance age: Appliance 411
We accept both kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Cabinets must be in excellent condition, with no rotted wood, broken glass, peeling paint or missing/removed doors and hardware.
Building materials and tools must be in excellent working condition. Flooring must be unused and have a minimum of 200 sq. ft.
Select Hard Furniture
Select Upholstered Furniture *
Must be in excellent condition, and free of smells, stains, tears, excessive wear, and animal smells or damage.
* Peabody only
Select lighting must be complete, in working order and in excellent condition. Small appliances, sporting goods and artwork must be in excellent condition.
Items we do not accept.
Regulations, safety, and saleability mean we can’t accept every donation and some of the most common are below. This list changes frequently and we reserve the right to refuse any item at any time
Incomplete bed frames
Chairless dining tables
Pianos and organs
Select Home Goods
CD’s, DVD’s, LP’s
Clothing and Shoes
Pots and Pans
Single pane windows
Used water heaters