Genesee Habitat for Humanity

ReStore

"A good deal for YOU & your COMMUNITY"

COVID-19 Impact on Restore: ReStore is temporarily operating under new hours Saturday 11:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Donations are NOT accepted on Saturdays. All donations will be sanitized prior to entering the sales floor. All patrons and donors must wear a face mask. ReStore capacity is reduced to 15 people at one time.  

Donating to the Habitat ReStore: Helps raise funds to transform communities and improve lives right here in Genesee County. Learn more about what you can donate by clicking on the links below! 

Where to Donate: 230 Ellicott Street, Batavia, NY 14020 ~ across the street from the Pok -A -Dot

Scheduling a Pick Up: Please call (585) 345-1656 or email restore@geneseehabitat.com with your inquiry. All items needing a pick up must be located in the driveway, garage or on a porch. Note: Image(s) of the item(s) may be required. 

Donation Hours: Drop off donations can be made from 9:00 A.M – 11:30 A.M on Wednesday ONLY!  For special accommodations please call (585) 345-1656 or email restore@geneseehabitat.com. Please note that staff and volunteers can not assist with unloading donations, bring assistance as needed. 

ReStore FAQs

Restore is a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center that sells new and gently used goods at a fraction of the retail cost.

ReStore offers great low prices for amazing items! More than that, your purchases support Habitat’s mission.  Proceeds from Restore sales help finance construction costs of our current build site.

  • Building Materials
  • Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Windows & Doors
  • Light Fixtures
  • Hardware
  • AND SO MUCH MORE

Donations are accepted on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00am -12pm as well as during store hours on Saturdays from 9:00am – 3:00pm!

Please see our Donation Guidelines above.

Yes, Restore offers free pick ups of donations on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays! Some limitations may apply depending on the amount of items picked up for donation and location.

These items are listed on this page under Acceptable Items for Donation.

Shaylene Kilner – ReStore Lead
Phone: (585) 345-1656
Email: Restore@geneseehabitat.com

Acceptable Donation Items

  • Microwave Ovens
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Stoves (electric or gas) must have plug attached
  • Washers & Dryers (electric or gas) must have plug attached

Kitchen and Bathroom cabinets in sets or individual pieces.  Must not have any structural or water damage.

  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Storm Doors
  • French Doors
  • Sliding Patio Doors

Vinyl Windows only, No Wooden Windows

Should include the sashes installed in the frames.

  • Lamps
  • Indoor Lighting
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Complete Faucets (New only)
  • Fiberglass Bathtubs (no cracks)
  • Pedestal and Drop-In Bathroom Sinks
  • Stainless Steel Kitchen Sinks
  • Vanity with Vanity Top

Must be free of stains, cracks, peeling or damaged finishes, excessive wear or animal damage.

  • Bedroom Furniture including Bed Frames, Headboards, Footboards, Dressers, and Nightstands
  • Book Shelves
  • Chairs
  • Loveseats
  • Ottomans
  • Recliners
  • Sofas
  • Coffee Tables
  • Dining Room Furniture
  • Office Furniture

We DO NOT ACCEPT Box Springs or Mattresses, including Sofa Beds.

  • Area rugs must be free from visible wear, tear, stains or animal smells or damage.
  • Carpet remnants in excellent condition with no visible wear, tear, stains, animal smells or damage.
  • Carpet Runners
  • Hardwood Flooring at least 30 square feet in quantity
  • Vinyl and Ceramic Tile quantity must be at least 30 square feet in excellent condition. No chipped, cut or broken pieces will be accepted.

Hinges, nails, screws, fasteners, hangers, connectors, etc.

Residential electric items only. No Commercial.

  • AC Window Units in good working condition
  • Insulation (rolls only)
  • Mirrors (must be framed)
  • Tools
  • Seasonal Items (please call to check)
  • Shutters
  • Trim & Molding must be a minimum of 5 feet in length
  • NEW Blinds ONLY (Can not have cord)

Place in St. Pauly Textile Shed not sold in ReStore

  • Baby Items
  • Books
  • Bookcases 
  • Chemical Solvent and Strippers
  • Computers & Computer Accessories
  • Dishwashers
  • Exercise Equipment or Sporting Goods
  • Futons
  • Garage Doors
  • Musical Instruments
  • Paint – Unless NEW, UNOPENED
  • TVs
  • Toys or Games
  • Wallpaper
  • Waterbed Frames
  • Shower Doors
  • Entertainment Centers
  • China Cabinets 
  • Toilets – Unless NEW, UNOPENED
  • Sleeper Sofas 

If we have too much of one item or if certain items are not moving quickly, we may delay accepting more of those items. If you have questions about a potential donation, please call the office at (585)345-1656 for more information.