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Donate to the ReStore!

The ReStores accept new and gently used renovation and building materials, and home décor items from retailers, manufacturers, contractors, renovators and the general public. Donations are welcome at all locations during our regular business hours. If your item is too large, please click here for our ReStore pick-up form.

Are you a business looking to donate items? Contact

NOTE: Although the ReStores appreciate all offers of donations, there are times, because of supply and demand, that we stop accepting certain products. Please call before donating.

Interested in donating items not accepted by the ReStore?

You can sell those items through GiveShop where the proceeds will still benefit Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa.

GiveShop is an online marketplace for second-hand items where proceeds go to benefit local charities. For simple step-by-step instructions on how to donate your item(s) to Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa through GiveShop, please visit:

Usually Accepted

  • Interior & exterior doors
  • Newer windows with thermal panes
  • Kitchen and bathroom fixtures & cabinets
  • New building materials
  • Household Goods, Housewares
  • Dishwashers, Freezers, Microwaves
  • Office Desks
  • Entertainment Units
  • Working light fixtures
  • Residential hardware, plumbing & electrical supplies
  • Framed mirrors
  • Wooden, leather and upholstered furniture
  • Seasonal products
  • Tools
  • Washers, dryers, refrigerators, stoves
  • Sliding Closet Doors
  • Corporate donations, including scratch-and-dent, discontinued inventory and customer returns
  • Flooring: new only, minimum 80 sq. ft.
  • Tiles: new only, minimum 50 sq. ft.

Not Accepted

  • 13-litre toilets
  • Jacuzzi tubs
  • Clothing/toys
  • Building supplies that are dirty, damaged, or have mold, rot or rust
  • Building materials with nails or screws not removed
  • Flat doors (no profile)
  • Carpet and used flooring
  • Paint (from the public)
  • Coloured sinks and toilets
  • All indoor window coverings
  • Unframed mirrors & glass
  • Liquids and powders

Other items

Here is a list of local charities & businesses that you may wish to contact regarding other items for donation:


  • Friends of the Ottawa Public Library

Clothing, footwear, accessories, draperies, linens, upholstered furniture

  • Canadian Diabetes Assn., 1-800-505-5525
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • The Ottawa Mission
  • Salvation Army Thrift Store
  • Furniture Bank of Ottawa, 613-240-6680

Knick-knacks, collectibles, giftware, and toys

  • Canadian Diabetes Assn., 1-800-505-5525
  • Salvation Army Thrift Store

Musical instruments