Donate To ReStore Aurora West

Your Donations Make A Difference!

When you donate items to ReStore Aurora, you are helping Fox Valley Habitat achieve its mission to build safe, decent homes for working, lower-income families through our unique, affordable homeownership program. You’re also helping the environment by enabling ReStore Aurora to recycle perfectly reusable household items and provide them with a second home, eliminating landfill dumping to preserve the planet. 

  • Donations we are currently accepting are listed below. Please check that items you would like to donate are on the list. 
  • We offer 2 options for scheduling a donation pickup. Please read through ALL information before deciding which option will work best.

Drop Off Donations:

  • For your convenience, donations may be dropped off at our 2 donation doors located behind the building
  • Donation drop-off open 9am-4pm Tues-Sat. – Donations not accepted after 4pm
  • Please check list below for items we are currently accepting 
  • Bigger sized items (furniture, cabinets, appliances etc.) or a larger amount of items, please email pictures for us to review BEFORE dropping off to PLEASE NOTE: To consider your donation, we require clear, well-lit pictures, taken at all angles for each item.
  • Questions about dropping donations off should be directed to:

Scheduling A Donation Pickup (2 options)

Request Pickup Through Our ReStore:

  • We schedule pickups for Tuesday’s and Thursday’s only. Wait times will vary depending on how far out we are scheduled. 
  • We only pick up items that are on our list of acceptable items (listed below)
  • PLEASE NOTE: To consider donations, we require clear, well-lit pictures, taken at all angles for EACH item.
  • All donation requests must be approved before a pickup can be scheduled  
  • We are NOT able to go inside homes or disassemble items. All items must be easily accessible in garage, on porch, or outside
  • At time of pickup, drivers will only take confirmed items and reserve the right to refuse items based on quality and condition not disclosed before pickup.
  • We schedule pickups in the following towns only- we are not able to make any exceptions: Aurora, North Aurora, Batavia, Geneva, Montgomery, Oswego, Yorkville, Plano, Sandwich, Bristol, Sugar Grove, Elburn, Maple Park, Big Rock, and Kaneville. If you are outside of our pickup area, please click here to find a ReStore near you.
  • Please direct questions or concerns to or 630-423-7604

Scheduling A Pickup Through ReSupply:

  • Please use this option if you are in need of having items removed from the inside of your home, a large amount of items, or if you are in need of having items removed quickly- they are able to pickup within 48 hours.
    • ReSupply works with local movers to help pick-up ALL of your donation items at a low cost to you. 
    • ALL items will be accepted and ReSupply will bring us the items we do accept and they will donate the items we do not take to another local charity organization. 
    • Get a free, no-obligation estimate with their pricing calculator and a digital tax credit for the items you donate.
    • Questions on scheduling with ReSupply, contact their Donor Support Team:
Text Message Only Number: 1-857-342-4937    
Web Chat:    

We Gratefully Accept the Following Donations:*

  • Gently Used Furniture
    • No items with tears, deep scratches, marks, chips, cracks, strong odors, pet hair or stains
    • All items must in working order & have all pieces & hardware
    • Sectional couches must have all pieces.
    • Bed frames & bunk beds must have all hardware. WE DO NOT TAKE ANY MATTRESSES OR BOX SPRINGS
    • Bar carts, free standing bars, bar stools
  • Home Décor Items
    • Decorations, floral, vases, centerpieces, candles, throw pillows, holiday decorations, etc.
  • Framed Art, Picture Frames, Framed Mirrors (no unframed mirrors)
  • Lamps- Table, floor, desk
  • Dinnerware, Chinaware, Glassware (Including Barware Items)
  • Collectible Toys (model trains/planes/cars & antique toys)
  • Books 
    • Paperback, hard bound books, coffee table books
  • Albums, CD’s, Musical Instruments (Sleeved albums, cased CD’s)
  • Stereo Equipment & Electronics
    • Must be in working order & have all wires/cables
    • Under 10 years old only (unless vintage or working, high-quality electronics)
  • TV’s- Must be flat screen over 40” & under 10 years old
  • Tools & Hardware
    • Power tools with batteries & chargers (if cordless)
    • All gas or oil powered tools must be emptied
  • Building Materials
    • Reusable or new wood pieces, PVC, new or unused trim, etc.
  • Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, Roofing
  • Paint- No paint cans (new or used). Corporate/Commercial donations only
  • New spray paint cans only
  • Flooring
    • All flooring (tile, hardwood, laminate) must be full boxes & in original or unmarked box
  • Appliances- Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Oven/Stove, Microwaves, Washer, Dryer
    • Under 10 years old only
  • Electric Space Heaters, Air Conditioners, Fans, Etc.
  • Area Rugs
    • Must have no visible or large stains, tears, rips, animal stains & hair
  • Kitchen Cabinets, Bathroom Cabinets & Vanities
    • Kitchen cabinet sets only
    • Bathroom vanities must have sink/counter tops
  • Kitchen Sinks & Faucets
  • Interior Doors, Bi-fold Doors, Screen Doors, Exterior Doors
    • Doors must be solid wood or metal doors
    • No pressboard or hollow (excluding white doors)
  • Windows & Screens
    • Only new windows that have not been installed will be accepted
    • Screens must have no tears or frame damage
  • Sporting Equipment & Gently Used Exercise Eqpt.
    • Golf, baseball, football, basketball, soccer, etc.
  • New or gently used pet supplies- No food or treats. New packaged/tagged toys only.
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Lawn & Garden Items

Subject to change – All donations accepted at discretion of staff due to quality, condition & current inventory – Please inquire before donating.

Donations We Do Not Accept:*

  • Entertainment Centers
  • China Cabinets, Hutches & Large Buffets
  • Gold/Brass Plated Light Fixtures
  • Single Dining Chairs
  • All Bedding & Pillows
  • All Plastic Dinnerware
  • Clothing, Shoes, Purses, Bags
  • Baby & Toddler Car Seats, Strollers, Cribs, Furniture, Toys
  • Children’s Toys & books
  • Paperback Books (hard bound only)
  • TV’s Under 40″ or Over 10 Years Old- Flat screen only
    • No box TV’s, tube TV’s, projection TV’s
  • Appliances Older Than 10 Years
  • Electronics Older Than 10 Years
    • Excluding vintage or high-quality electronics
  • All Toilets
  • All Bathtubs
  • Bathroom Sinks/Counter Tops Without Cabinet Bases
  • Unframed Mirrors & Glass
  • Used Windows
  • Pressboard or Hollow Core Doors
  • All Blinds & Curtains
  • All Wall-to-Wall Carpet rolls or pieces
  • All Ladders or Step Stairs
  • Used Insulation
  • Used Water Heaters
  • Ammunition/Weapons
  • All Paint Cans (new or used) Corporate/Commercial donations only.
  • Used spray paint cans
  • All used, fluorescent or filament light bulbs
    • Only new or unused LED light bulbs accepted

*Subject to change – All donations accepted at discretion of staff due to quality, condition & current inventory – Please inquire before donating.


ReStore Aurora West

2302 W Indian Trail Rd
Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: (630) 423-6726

Business Hours

Tue-Sat: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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