Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Habitat Store Donations

Make a Donation to the Habitat Store!

Because of our commitment to providing quality merchandise, all donations to the Habitat Store are subject to staff approval so we can ensure that every item we offer is sellable, clean, and in working order.

Our Donation Guidelines


Yes Please!

  • Tables
  • End Tables
  • Chairs
  • Dressers
  • Bookcases
  • Shelving units
  • Buffets
  • Nightstands
  • Cabinets
  • Hutches and Armoires- Drop off only please.

No Thank You!

  • Desks
  • Entertainment Centers
  • TV Cabinets
  • Particle/Press Board Furniture
  • Counter tabletops
  • Conference tables

Yes Please!

  • Sofas
  • Couches
  • Loveseats
  • Recliners
  • Ottomans
  • Lounges 
  • Futons

No Thank You!

  • Old and used upholsters  (poor or soiled condition with rips, stains, tears, holes, or smells)

Yes Please!

  • New and lightly used mattresses and box springs. **Please note there is a sanitization $10 fee per mattress/box spring.  

No Thank You!

  • Bed frames/Headboards
  • Stained or torn mattresses
Yes Please!
  • Patio furniture
  • Clean mattresses and box springs
  • File cabinets
  • Office chairs
No Thank You!
  • Children’s furniture and toys

Building Supplies

Yes Please!

  • Stoves
  • Fridges 
  • Freezers
  • Washers & Dryers
  • Lead-free dishwashers
  • Microwaves & small kitchen appliances

No Thank You!

  • Non-working appliances 
  • Appliances older than 15 years

Yes Please!

  • Over 100 ft² Carpet 
  • Over 100 ft² Wood flooring or full boxes
  • Over 10 ft² Vinyl
  • Full boxes of LVP flooring 
  • Clean, undamaged Rugs
  • Over 4 lf Lumber or trim

No Thank You!

  •  Carpet that is stained, damaged or <100 sq. ft. 
  •  Less than 100ft² used wood flooring
  • Less than 10ft² vinyl 
  • Less than 10ft² tile
  • Less than 4ft lumber or trim

Yes Please! 

  • Hardware
  • Tools 
  • Power tools
  • Vinyl framed windows up to 4 ft x 4ft w/ an intact flange
  • Electrical or Plumbing supplies
  • Solid core doors with jamb
  • Cabinets and cabinet sets
  • Bathroom Vanitys
  • Metal Sinks
  • Bathroom faucets
  • Lumber and trim over 4lf
  • Siding
  • Roofing Materials
  • Decking

No Thank You!

  • Paint
  • Bi-fold or hollow core doors
  • Shower doors or shower stalls
  • Bathtubs  
  • Used Toilets
  • Windows that are damaged, windows with metal frames or larger than 4 feet by 4 feet

Yes Please!

  • Lamps
  • Outdoor and indoor light fixtures
  • Chandeliers
  • Ceiling fans
  • Used LED lightbulbs

No Thank You!

  • Used CFL lightbulbs
  • Fluorescent fixtures or lightbulbs- Please contact the Whatcom County Disposal of Toxics Center at 360-380-4640 
  • Non-working lighting

Home Goods

Yes Please!
  • Dishwares
  • Utensils
  • Pots and pans
  • Small appliances
No Thank You!
  • Non-working appliances

Yes Please!

  • Artwork 
  • Framed mirrors 
  • Houseplants and silk plants
  • Pillows
  • Linens 
  • Knick-knacks

No Thank You!

  • Aquariums
  • Unframed glass, including mirrors
Yes Please!
  • Flat-screen tvs
  • Dvd players
  • Game systems
  • Speakers
  • Stereos
  • Computers
No Thank You!
  • Out-dated or damaged electronics (tube-style televisions, old computer monitors and old speakers)
  • Entertainment centers
  • Printers
  • Cable boxes or routers
  • Old monitor and speakers
Yes Please!
  • Modern electronics
  • Books
  • CDs
  • Puzzles and games
No Thank You!
  • Pianos & Organs
  • Recalled items
  • Items in poor condition
  • Items with mold
  • Clothes
  • Exercise equipment 
  • Open chemicals 
  • Items containing lead
  • Household and garden chemical cleaners 
  • Any item in poor or soiled condition with rips, stains, tears, holes, or smells

Special Items

  • Items over 160lbs
  • Game tables
  • Armoires
  • Hutches


  • Plumbing supplies
  • Hot water heaters
  • Dishwashers

  • Copper 
  • Aluminum 
  • Wires

Schedule an online pickup

Scheduling a FREE pickup has never been easier. Simply click the button below.

If you would prefer to request a pickup by phone, please call the truck scheduler at 360.778.2036, Ext. 1001, or by email: truck.schedule@hfhwhatcom.org.

Large Amount/Heavy Donations?

We’re always happy to pickup your donations. Please call or e-mail to schedule so we can make sure we have space on our truck.

COVID-19 Restrictions

Due to safety concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently offering only curbside, no-contact pickups. We are unable to enter any residences, and are only sending one driver out on our truck. Your items MUST be in a garage, on your porch, or outside in order for our drivers to pick up your items.

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