How to Donate

Thank you for your interest in donating to the Habitat Home Center.

To begin, please review our list of acceptable / unacceptable donations listed below.

Second, click on “Reserve your Free Donation Pickup” button below.

Next, enter your details along with picture and select the date in bold.

Once donation is reviewed and approved, a confirmation email will be sent.

You can also easily drop off items that fit in your car at any of our 3 locations.

 

ITEMS ACCEPTABLE DONATION UNACCEPTABLE DONATION
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Stoves, cooktops, ovens, ranges, microwaves and small appliances

Refrigerators, freezers, washing machines and clothes dryers

Dishwashers, most built-in appliances, used HVAC items

Inoperable appliances or anything more than 5 years old (*acceptance MAY vary depending on condition)

Anything with rust, corrosion or non-manufacturer paint

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Solid wood furniture: tables, side boards, bookcases, chairs, etc.

Sofas and chairs in spotless condition

Commercial office, metal, wood, executive desks

Commercial office furniture, filing cabinets and modular office partitions

Mattresses and box springs

Baby cribs, play pens, high chairs, etc. (due to safety recall concerns)

Furniture with tears, peeling, pet stains, pet marks/hair, smells, smoke damage, discoloration or missing pieces

Used sleeper sofas or futons

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Antiques and collectibles

Candle holders, flower vases, artificial plants and baskets

Framed art, picture frames, curtain rods and wall decor

Kitchen supplies, bedding, linens, drapes, decorative pillows and books

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Framed mirrors & glass

Unframed/Chipped glass or mirrors

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Electronics in perfect working condition with HDMI connection

Flat panel TV's, less than 3 years old

Tube TVs, VCRs, cassette players, and cassette tapes, non-working flat screen televisions

Flat screen nor projection tv's

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Ceiling lights, pendant lights, wall mount lights, exterior lights, table and floor lamps

Glass shades and globes

Ceiling fans, track lighting, new switches/plates and doorbells

New unopened rolls of wire, cable and conduit

Commercial fluorescent light fixtures, industrial type fixtures and electrical supplies

Fixtures without mounting hardware

Used switches, switch plates, breakers, outlets, plugs and light bulbs

ITEMS ACCEPTABLE DONATION UNACCEPTABLE DONATION
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New carpet rolls/area rugs

New vinyl and ceramic floor tile of matching color and style in original boxes

New high-quality laminate flooring and hardwood flooring

Used carpet rolls or area rugs with rips, stains, odors or excessive wear

Any flooring with nails, mortar, grout, chips or any damage

Ceramic or vinyl tile that isn't new-in-box

Used or small lots of tile nor tile trim pieces

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Bathtubs and clawfoot tubs

Under/overmount sinks and pedestal sinks with/without faucets

Kitchen sinks with/without faucets

Shower stalls, shower bases and pans

Toilets - must be clean and sanitary, intact with guts, pipes, fittings, valves (no cracks, broken or missing pieces, *DROP OFF ONLY*)

Anything with rust, corrosion, chips, cracks, scratches, caulking, glue or large stains

Non-lead free plumbing such as water filters, faucets, drinking fountains, water heaters, hose bibs

Cast iron bathtubs or sinks

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Kitchen, bathroom and medicine cabinets

Counter tops and bathrooms' single/double bowl vanity tops (with cabinets)

Cabinets without doors or drawers

Anything with rot, water damaged/deteriorated cabinets and doors, cultured marble tops more than 36”

ITEMS ACCEPTABLE DONATION UNACCEPTABLE DONATION
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Interior/exterior doors no more than 6’8” tall

Shower doors complete with track

Sliding patio doors with frame intact and no broken seals

Doors over 80" tall and not a standard width (*acceptance MAY vary on taller, decorative entry doors)

Doors that have holes, rot, broken glass, splintering, protruding nails, broken or water damaged

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Wood casement window sashes

Wood casement windows complete with jamb

Residential single, double and triple pane vinyl windows complete with jamb

Aluminum/steel casement windows and or sashes

Nails that protrude from frame

Windows with broken/fogged/leaking glass

Unframed glass/windows

Corded window blinds without "Best for Kids" label

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Patio/ Outdoor furniture, fireplaces and grills

Gates and full rolls of fencing material

Lawn and garden tools, lawn mowers

Pallets of decking, bricks, pavers, stones and cinder blocks (forklift load)

Anything with debris, rot, rust or other damage

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Power tools, hand tools and ladders

Cabinet pulls, hinges, (new) doorknobs, deadbolts

Decorative gate hardware, boxed nails, screws, nuts, bolts, etc

Used doorknobs or deadbolts

Inoperable tools or tools missing pieces

Other things We cannot Accept Below is a partial list of items we cannot accept as donations. Please be aware that this list is not exhaustive and other items may be refused at the store manager’s discretion. Please call for guidance before dropping off / scheduling any donation.

  • Partial or used cans of paint/stain
  • Chemicals
  • Drywall (unless new and unbroken)
  • Small scraps of lumber plywood, or those with nails/screws exposed
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Pallets

Reserve your Free Donation Pickup; Here

*Please note the following:

  • Staff may not enter residence without adult present.
  • Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio’s Habitat Home Center is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization.  Donations are tax exempt to the extent allowable by law.

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