As a general rule, all items we accept must be:
What items can I donate to the ReStore?
Check out our handy donation guidelines below, as well as pickup restrictions, refusal policies, and a list of items we can’t accept. Still unsure about your donation or want to make sure we can accept it before bringing it in? Give us a call at (619) 241-2221, or drop us a line at email@example.com. We’re happy to answer your questions!
Due to liability, we are unable retrieve items from up or down stairs. To ensure safety of our staff and volunteers, acceptance/refusal of any donation is at the final discretion of the driver.
We regret that we cannot accept all donations, and ReStore staff reserves the right to refuse items based on product condition or storage limitations. We recommend contacting (619) 241-2221 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure we can accept your item before dropping it off.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept the following items:
books, magazines, games, toys
some housewares, like dishes and linens
apparel, including shoes, jewelry, baby clothing
electronic items, such as non-flat screen TVs, computers, monitors, CD/DVD players
hazardous materials, such as opened paint, thinner, stain, chemicals
broken or damaged items
mattresses, including box springs, futons, sofa beds
- some lighting, such as track lighting, CFL or halogen bulbs, fluorescent bulbs
If we are not a good fit for your donation, these local organizations may be able to accept your items:
Alliance for African Assistance
Disabled American Veterans
- Father Joe’s Villages
Humble Design San Diego
Jewish Family Services
San Diego Rescue Mission