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How Your Business Can Help

does your business have

surplus inventory?

ReStore is a great solution for your mis-orders, scratch and dents, overstocks, discontinued items or storeroom clean out. We pick-up your donations and make it easy for you to clear out your space!

Please contact our manager for more information on corporate or business donations: manager@LCReStore.org

LCHFH Restore in Collinsville, IL - man brings spare lumber into facility to donate
habitat for humanity restore volunteers unloading donations from a truck

drop-off & pick-up

ReStore’s new location has a donation center in the back of the building. Drive around and ring the bell for service. We will show you where to unload your donations. If you have a lot of items to donate, such as a truck load, please call to let us know when you are coming.

For large items (over 3′ x 3′) or truck loads, photo approval is recommended, please email photos to: donations@LCReStore.org

Donation Questions?

Call our Donation Hotline (618) 855-9151

Have large items that don't fit in your vehicle?

We pick up large items such as appliances, cabinets sets & furniture. Pick up days are Monday – Saturday. Items need to be on the main level or in a garage, outside if dry or covered porch. To request a pick up, please email photos to: donations@LCReStore.org  or call our Donation Hotline (618) 660-6243

Donation Drop Off Hours:
Wed – Fri 10 am – 5 pm
Sat – 10 am – 3 pm

ReStore Hours:

Wed – Fri 10 am – 6 pm
Sat 10 am – 4 pm

Sun – Tues

1950 Vandalia Street
Collinsville, Illinois 62234

LCHFH Restore in Collinsville, IL - ReStore volunteers sort through cabinet and drawer donations

what can your business donate?

yes, please!

holiday themed items

  • Only accepted 1 month prior to the holiday.


  • Large appliances such as: refrigerators, ovens, stoves, cooktops, washers, dryers, microwaves, dishwashers, window AC units, flatscreen tv’s, computers and monitors.
  • Countertop appliances such as: coffee makers, mixers, blenders, juicers, crockpots, countertop grills.
  • Must be in 100% complete working condition.

building materials

  • Drywall, lumber, trim, plywood, baseboard. electrical-conduit, wire, metal and pvc pipe, drop-ceiling tiles, bricks, pavers, new and packaged insulation.
  • Must be free of nails and screws


  • Kitchen, bathroom, utility room, and garage cabinets
  • Must be in complete working order with all hardware and with all cabinet doors attached.


  • Standard interior and exterior residential doors only
  • Must be free of mold, water damage, and structural damage.


  • Laminate, vinyl, hardwood, tile
  • Must be new and in the original box.
  • Rolled rugs must be labelled with dimensions.

furniture (new or gently used)

  • Hard furniture such as: tables, chairs, dressers,
    nightstands, wardrobes, china and curio cabinets, hutches, bookshelves, file cabinets, small desks, office chairs.
  • Soft furniture: couches, loveseats, recliners, armchairs.
  • Headboards, footboards, and rails must come in a set.


  • Must be in good working condition.
  • Nails, screws, nuts, bolts, boxes of fasteners (sorted by type/style), locks, hinges, pulls/knobs/handles.


  • Clean, gently used: dishes and kitchenware, pictures, home décor, blinds/shades (cordless/kid safe only), shutters, framed mirrors.
  • Cleaning products- unopened, not expired.


  • Table and floor lamps, flush and semi-flush mounts, pendants, recessed, sconces, track lighting, ceiling fans
  • Must be in complete working order with all hardware and free of all dust and dirt.
  • Ceiling fans must have blades removed and wrapped together, and all hardware must be bagged.
  • Light switches, electrical outlets and receptacles.

plumbing and bath

  • Bathroom cabinets: see the Cabinets section above.
  • Fiberglass tubs only.
  • New shower surrounds or doors only.
  • Medicine cabinets.
  • Faucets must be brand-new, never-been-used.
  • Toilets must be in complete working order, completely
    free of water, completely free of stains, and must be white.
  • Toilets must be 1.6 gallons per flush (gpf) or lower.

paint (and stain, plaster, etc.)

  • Paint, stains, etc. from commercial donors only.
  • New or clean brushes, rollers, and paint trays.

no, thank you.

holiday themed items

  • Not accepted more than 1 month prior to the holiday.


  • No appliances more than 20 years old; no dishwashers made before 2014 due to EPA regulations.
  • No CRT/tube tv’s or computer monitors.
  • No personal computers or laptops more than 20 years old.

building materials

  • No particle board. No shingles. No siding.
  • No bags of mortar, grout, plaster or other powered material.
  • No pesticides or hazardous materials.
  • No furnaces or hot water heaters.
  • No mold, water damage or structural damage.


  • No used sinks or vanity tops, except with matching vanity.
  • No countertops.
  • No mold, water damage or structural damage.
  • No tears, pet hairs, odors, or stains.


  • No windows or window screens.
  • No used shower doors.
  • No non-standard doors.
  • No commercial doors.
  • No interior door frames at all.


  • No loose, unboxed, or used flooring.
  • No damaged or discolored flooring.
  • No carpet or carpet pads, new or used.
  • No rugs with tears, pet hair, odors, or stains.

furniture (see below)1

  • No mold, water damage, structural damage.
  • No tears, pet hair, odors, or stains.
  • No sofa beds or sectional couches.
  • No mattresses or box springs.
  • No blinds or shades.
  • No mirrors except with a matching dresser.
  • No independent panes of glass.
  • No medical equipment: walkers, crutches, scooters, etc.
  • No baby, infant, or toddler furniture such as cribs


  • No rusty tools/hardware, broken handles. 
  • No weapons or gas in tools.
  • No ladders.

housewares (see below)2

  • No unmarked chemicals, unframed mirrors/glass.
  • No tube TV’s or computers
  • No infant items.
  • No holiday items until 2 months before the holiday.

lighting (see below)3

  • No new or used light bulbs of any kind: ie, fluorescent tubes, CFL bulbs, LEDs, incandescent bulbs, etc.
  • No chandeliers.
  • No fluorescent light fixtures.
  • No light switch covers.
  • No light switches, outlets, or receptacles with paint on them.

plumbing and bath

  • N/A

paint (and stain, plaster, etc.)

  • No residential paint donations.

1 Furniture: try local churches or thrift stores.
2 Bedding/linens, clothing/shoes: try Goodwill, Savers, or The Salvation Army.
3 CFLs and fluorescents can be recycled @ Home Depot.

To download a copy of our donation guidelines, click here.

Last Updated November of 2022. Please note that these guidelines are subject to change periodically and are meant to serve as a general guide for donations. Legal restrictions and limited storage capacity prevent the acceptance of some items.
For items that we cannot accept, check recycling resources on Madison County’s website:

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Coporate Volunteer


Businesses that practice corporate social responsibility (or CSR) hope to better their communities and encourage their employees to give back through volunteering or other charitable acts.

Find out if your place of work has such a program and inquire about a collaboration with Lewis & Clark Habitat for Humanity!

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