About ReStores

What Does a Habitat ReStore Do for My Community?

Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials, and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price.  Habitat for Humanity ReStores are proudly owned and operated by local Habitat for Humanity affiliates, and proceeds are used to build homes, community, and hope locally and around the world.

Habitat for Humanity ReStores – A good deal for you, your community and the environment.

Why We Do What We Do

We seek to build a sense of pride, to provide joy, and to instill security, stability, and hope in our homeowners.

What Does Home Ownership Mean to a Family?

  • Little handprints in cement
  • Picking out colors for a bedroom
  • Planting a garden with flowers
  • A backyard of your own
  • A neighborhood with friends

Frequently Asked Questions About ReStores

What is a Habitat ReStore?

A Habitat ReStore accepts new and used building materials from individuals, retailers, businesses and contractors. These good quality items are sold to the general public at a fraction of retail prices, with all proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity.

Are ReStores open to the public?

YES! Anyone and everyone can donate and shop at ReStores!

How often does a ReStore get new materials?

Daily! We receive donations every day that we are open.

How are items priced at ReStores?

Brand new items are priced 50% OFF of retail value, other items, depending on condition, are priced between 50% - 90% off retail value.

Can we negotiate prices with ReStore ?

Our ReStores do not typically negotiate on prices with customers. Items that have been on the shelves for a certain period of time may be reduced in price by ReStore staff, but please remember, the proceeds from our store go directly to Habitat for Humanity and this is not a flea market.

Do you use the donated materials to build Habitat Homes?

The materials are sold in the Habitat ReStore, with the proceeds of the store going to Habitat for Humanity.

How do I donate?

When you have items to donate to ReStore, call any of the ReStores on the list Click here to see the ReStores in your area and let us know what you have to donate. We will tell you if we are able to accept your particular items or not. You can then bring your donated materials to the ReStore. Some ReStores offer pick up services from your home to our store!

Do you pick up items?

Please call your local ReStore to schedule a pick-up.

Do I get a tax receipt for donating?

Yes! Habitat ReStore is part of Habitat for Humanity and a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization. All donations can receive a potential tax deduction.

Can ReStore put a value on the items I donate?

We cannot place a value on any donations for tax purposes. This is the responsibility of the donor.

Do ReStores take returns?

Generally all sales at ReStores are final. The only exception to this is with appliances. Appliances have a 7 day return policy. Beyond that, we do not accept returns.

Are all ReStores the same?

Each ReStore is individually operated by the Habitat for Humanity affiliate office in that area. This means they do not all carry the same items, prices, policies, hours, etc.

How do things get done at ReStore ?

Volunteers play a vital role in cashiering, donation intake, donation pick-ups, stocking shelves, pricing items, assisting customers, office work, cleaning and so much more! We simply could not survive without the dedication and commitment of our volunteers.

How do I volunteer?

It's easy! Simply contact a Volunteer Coordinator at  the Habitat Affiliate near you.

Click here to see a list of Habitats by county in South Carolina.