F.A.q.

what is a Habitat ReStore?

Habitat for Humanity ReStores accepts donations of new and gently used home improvement items from individuals and businesses. We sell those items to the public, the proceeds are then used to build affordable homes in the Orlando area. 

what is Habitat for Humanity? 

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that builds and renovates homes in the community. To learn more about Habitat Greater Orlando’s work in the community, visit our website at habitatorlando.org. 

are the ReStores open to the public? 

Yes! The Orlando ReStores are open to the public and everyone is welcome to shop. 

what will I find at the Orlando ReStores? 

Our ReStores carry everything from furniture to building materials! Though our inventory depends on what donations we receive, you can generally expect to find new and used items. Inventory does change quickly, so make sure to shop often. Follow us on Facebook to see new arrivals! Click here for a complete list of items you can expect to find at the Orlando ReStores. 

what kind of donations do you accept? 

Our inventory is dependent on the donations we receive and we would love to accept your new and gently used items. For an extensive list of the donation items we accept, click here! 

can I donate a car? how about my boat and RV and construction equipment? 

Yes! We accept all types of vehicles. Habitat for Humanity International makes the process simple and straightforward. To get started today, call 1-800-277-4344 or go to carsforhomes.org. 

is my donation to the Orlando ReStores tax-deductible? 

Yes! Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We will gladly provide you with a receipt for your donated items. Due to IRS regulations, we are not allowed to assign value to donated items, but your receipt will list the items you donated. We encourage you to work with your tax professional to determine the value and use of your tax receipt. More information can be found on the IRS website. 

why don’t you accept certain items as donations? 

We greatly appreciate everyone who wants to donate to the Orlando ReStores, but we are unable to accept certain items. Sometimes the reason is related to safety concerns and other times it is for legal reasons. We also have found that we can’t sell certain items such as couches that have rips or stains, and older appliances. Whether or not we can accept your donation, we appreciate you thinking of usFor a list of items that we can and cannot accept, please visit our donate page.

how can my company get involved? 

For businesses, donating to the Orlando ReStores are a great way to move discontinued or excess stock, while showing your customers that you care about the environment and your community. With our free donation pickup, it will save you time and money. We also offer group volunteer opportunities at our ReStores and we would love for your employees to get together during the year for team-building and to make a difference in the community. For more information about volunteering, click here!