Donation Guidelines

Our areas of donation service are:

Amherst, Brookline, Greenville, Hollis, Hudson, Lyndeborough, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, New Boston, New Ipswich, Pelham, Pepperell Ma, Wilton and Windham.

What Can I donate?

All Items must be in saleable, clean, undamaged, and in working condition

Appliances – good working order

Washers, dryers, refrigerators, ranges, microwaves (7+ years not accepted). Sorry we cannot accept dishwashers.

Architectural Items

Columns, antiques, mantelpieces, etc.

Books, CDs, DVD

Cabinets

Countertops

Straight pieces only, no holes.

Doors

Solid, pre-hung or door slabs

Flooring

New only, hardwood or laminate to be a minimum 40sqft

Furniture, non-upholstered items

Hardware

Knobs, hinges, locks with keys, screws

Housewares

Dishes and glasses with no chips; complete dish sets, no Teflon coated or plastic items.

Latex paint

New and unopened ONLY

Lighting and Ceiling Fans

Usable fixtures; no brass or fluorescents

Lumber: At least 8ft in length; no nails or plywood/particleboard

Plumbing

Sinks with or without vanities; no small ovals; no faucets

Roofing

New shingles, full bundles only

Tools

Hand and power tools in safe, working order

Windows

New only; no single pane glass


Please don’t get upset if we refuse your donation.

We can only accept the items that further our mission.

Things that do not further our mission:
Paying to dispose of other’s trash.
Accepting donations that do not sell in a timely manner.
Accepting items that are broken, damaged, or otherwise unusable.
Accepting items that can be considered a liability.
E.g. Ladders or tools that could be hazardous to the customer, upholstered furniture, old paint, exercise equipment, appliances over 7 years old, children’s furniture and toys.

We acknowledge that it is unlikely that you would be donating items that could be dangerous, hazardous, or defective, but it does happen. Unfortunately, this means we must be very cautious in our choices.

If you are unsure if your item could be refused, feel free to call, email, or come by with pictures or details about the item. We are more than happy to review your donations.

Thank you so much for your understanding. We’re here to build homes and help the community, and your support means more than you could know!

Regrettably, we cannot accept:

A/C Units

Automobile items of any kind (For more on where to donate your vehicle, Click Here)

Baby items, including car seats

Carpets

Counter tops with sink cut-outs

Dishwashers – If older than 3 years

Exercise equipment

Faucets

Garbage disposals

Gas-powered equipment – lawnmowers, snow blowers, etc.

Hazardous liquids- Pesticides, chemicals etc.

Magazines

Mattresses

Medical related equipment

Paint – oil-based, opened, old

Pressboard/ Partible board Furniture

Sewing machines

Shower doors and stalls

Smoke and CO Detectors

Toilets

Toys

Tubs – used and surrounds

Unframed glass and mirrors

Upholstered furniture

VHS tapes

Any Unsaleable, Damaged, Broken, or Soiled Goods

We reserve the right to reject any donations based on condition, salability and our available space.


Thank you! Revised 11/26/2016

 

 
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    352 Amherst St.     |    Nashua, NH 03063     |    603-943-8980