Donated items help build homes!

Ways to Donate:


(1) Drop off your donations at the ReStore    

1402 W. Washington St., Bloomington, IL 61701    

Our volunteers and staff will help you unload once you arrive.  

Tuesday - Saturday


(2) Let us pick up your items for you

Free pickup in McLean County

If your items are too large for you to drop off, we offer FREE, scheduled pick-ups.

Items must be located on a porch, in a garage, or outside, as staff members are prohibited from entering residences


Schedule a Pickup Online



All donations are tax-deductible. Revenue from the sale of your donated items helps build Habitat homes with partner families in McLean County. Since the Bloomington ReStore opened in 2009, we have brought in over $5 million on behalf of Habitat McLean County. 


(3) Donate Your Time

The ReStore is always in need of extra assistance. Whether you have an hour or ample time to give, we would love for you to volunteer with us!

(4) Other Ways to Give

To make a monetary gift to Habitat McLean County's local projects, click here.


You can also support us by shopping/selling through Ebay for Charity, PayPal Giving Fund, and AmazonSmile.  



We currently have a special need for a truck, trailer, or any vehicle that can expand our free donation pick-up service. Please email our team at if you have any leads.

What items can you donate?

Acceptable Donations

The following list is a general guideline of donated items we can accept. Because we are a non-profit organization, the ReStore has limited funds available for disposal costs, so we ask that all donations be in good, working condition, free from any major defects, damage, or excessive wear. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at



Air Conditioners Humidifiers
Refrigerators/Mini-Fridges Freezers
Microwaves Small Kitchen Appliances
Dryers Washing Machines
Space Heaters Furnaces
Ovens/Stoves Cook Tops
Ranges & Hoods Industrial Kitchen Appliances

Building Materials

Flooring/Carpet Ceramic Tile
Showers/Bathtubs New Plumbing
Hardware Lumber
Toilets Sinks
Trim Fencing
Roofing Materials Doors


Bathroom Cabinets/Vanities Cabinet Knobs and Hardware
Countertops Kitchen Cabinets

Decorations & Household Items

Framed Artwork/Sculptures Garden Supplies
Cookware & Glassware Exercise Equipment
Musical Instruments (except pianos) Collectibles
Rugs Sporting Goods
Vases Fake Plants

Electronics / Electrical Items

Blu-Ray/DVD Players Stereos
Surge Protectors Extension Cords/Power Strips
Videogames Videogame Consoles
CDs CD Players
DVDs Lamps/Light FIxtures
Working Flat-Panel TVs  


Armoires/Wardrobes China Cabinets
Headboards/Footboards Bed Frames
Couches/Love Seats Sleeper Sofas/Futons
Dressers Trunks
Bookshelves/Shelving Units Tables (End, Coffee, Sofa, Dining)
Armchairs, Recliners, Dining Chairs Buffets 


Drill Presses/Drills Levels
Stud Finders Screwdrivers
Pliers Tape Measures
Saws Flashlights
Utility Knives Putty Knives
Hammers Wrenches
Wire Strippers Ladders
Screw Guns Snow Blowers
Lawn Mowers Edgers/Weed Eaters
Unacceptable Donations
While the ReStore would love to accept everything, we are unable to sell or dispose of certain items. The following is an up-to-date list of items we CANNOT accept.


Cleaning Chemicals Paint
Unusual Chemicals Gasoline/Kerosene
Pesticides Solvents

Miscellaneous Items

Baby Furniture/Items Broken Items
Clothing* Safety Equipment
Tube Televisions** Computer Monitors**
Dishwashers Water Heaters
Mattresses/Box Springs*** Hazardous Waste
Vanity Tops (without Vanity Base) Unframed Mirrors/Glass
Window Blinds Entertainment Centers for Small TVs


***Used mattresses and box springs can be donated to Recycling Furniture for Families or Kern Mattress Outlet.

**Old televisions and computer monitors can be dropped off at the Town of Normal Public Works Department

*New and gently-used clothing can be donated to Home Sweet Home (see below), Carle BroMenn Resale Boutique,or Goodwill.


The ReStore now has a Home Sweet Home clothing bin on our property:


Forgot a Receipt?

If you dropped off your donation at the ReStore and did not obtain a receipt, please click here to complete our donation form