Habitat ReStore FAQs

What items do you accept?

Visit “Drop off a donation” or”Schedule a Pickup” for a complete list of items.

What items don’t you accept?

We do not accept paint, single-pane windows, appliances more than 10 years old unless they are in excellent working condition. If you have any questions about a donation item, please call 805-981-2268.

How can I volunteer at the Habitat ReStore?

Sign up today to volunteer at the ReStore!

Where do the proceeds from the ReStore sales go?

Proceeds from the sale of donated building materials support Habitat for Humanity’s mission to provide simple decent housing to low and very-low income families in Ventura County.

Is the ReStore open to the public?

Absolutely! We invite everyone to stop in and donate or shop at our ReStore.
The Oxnard store is open Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday-Sunday 8am-4pm.  The Simi Valley ReStore is open 7 days a week from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

Are my donations tax-deductible?

A donation receipt is given at the time of your drop-off or left by our driver. Many donations are tax deductible. Please check with the IRS or your tax advisor regarding your personal donation.

Does the ReStore place a value on the items we donate?

No! You place the value on your donations.

Do you pick up donations?

Yes! If you have several items which are too large to fit in your personal vehicle – and the items are accepted by our store — we can schedule a pick up. We service Ventura County, so please give us a call to ask about free pick up for larger items.

How can I schedule a pick up for donated items?

West County – Call (805) 981-2268
East County – Call (805) 520-7717

How are the items priced at the ReStore?

Most items are 50-75% below retail.

Where do items come from?

Donations come from homeowners, businesses, contractors, retail businesses, and builders.

How often do you get new merchandise?

Inventory changes daily.

How can my business get involved?

Reduce surplus by donating supplies. Giving back begins when you donate your new or gently used, surplus, or salvaged materials to Habitat. Or, bring a group of volunteers to the store to help out with receiving, stocking shelves, pricing and more! For more information call the ReStore or register online on our website.

How can I help the ReStore and Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County?

You can reduce surplus by donating supplies, reuse items by shopping at the store, and recycling to protect our natural resources. Remember to tell your family and friends about the great deals offered at the ReStore.  The Habitat ReStore is always looking for volunteers to help with stocking shelves, picking up donations, and general store upkeep. Revenue from the ReStore, plus your cash donations will help Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County build more homes for low-income families in need.

 

 

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