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Donation Guidelines

Donation Guidelines- The following items will be collected for resale:

Architectural items: Columns, Mantels, Porch posts
Cabinets: All door, drawers and outer facing must be in good condition.
Countertops: No cutouts accepted, unless paired with original cabinets.
• Pre-hung or door slabs.
• Exterior/Interior entry
• Sliding glass – only if new
• Wire, plugs, plates, and hardware associated with electrical wiring
• Lamps – table and floor
• Ceiling and wall lighting fixtures
Electronic Devices
• Portable
• Ceiling
Flooring materials: Sheet vinyl, Vinyl tile, Ceramic tile, wood flooring, wood laminate, carpet & padding
• Upholstered
• Special furniture, antiques, more valuable items
• Wooden bed frames, chest, tables, chairs, etc.
• Metal furniture
• Metal bed frames
• Seasonal – chaises, tables, chairs, umbrellas
• Baby and children furniture – excluding items with safety issues, i.e., cribs, playpens, car seats, swings
Gutters and Leaders
Hardware: Doorknobs, hinges
Lawn and Garden Supplies
• Lawnmowers, spreaders, hoses (new)
• Garden soil, grass seed, live plants
Lumber: Framing/Trim/Pressure Treated
• Plywood
• Milled lumber
• Trim
• Siding
• Concrete Block
• Bricks
• Unopened bags of mortar

Mirrors and Pictures
Paint and Supplies
• Paints (new)
• Painting supplies – brushes, rollers, trays (new)
Plumbing Fixtures and Hardware
• Sinks
• Bathtubs
• Flush commodes – low water consumption only – thoroughly cleaned only
• Plumbing hardware
• Pipe-PVC/Metal/Copper
Roofing Materials:
• Shingles
• Rolls of roofing material
• Underlayment
Sheet Rock (Wallboard, drywall): Spackling compounds and tape
• Vinyl, aluminum
• Cedar
• Siding hardware
• Hand tools – hammers, etc
• Power tools
• Garden tools – rakes, etc
• Floor
• Ceiling
• Return
Windows and screens

The following items MAY be collected for resale:

Appliances *6 years old or newer
• Electric refrigerators, dishwashers, washers, dryers, ovens, range hoods, range tops, microwaves.
• Small appliances: toasters, etc
Holiday items: Christmas ornaments, other holiday decor
Home accessories/Knickknacks
Kitchen Accessories: Dishes (complete sets), pots, pans, etc
Window coverings
• Drapes / curtains
• Blinds
• Rods
Scrap Metal: Used copper pipe, alum siding and gutters
Habitat Construction needs

The following items will NOT be collected for resale:

Bicycles or exercise equipment
Computers, office equipment and accessories
• Infant - Bedding
• Mattresses, Sleeper Couches/Sleeper Sofas, and box springs cribs, swings, car seats, playpens
• Desks

TVs : New and unused, Working flat panels with accessories and remote controls included
Hot water heaters

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