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Donation guidelines are strict. Appliances must be complete and in 100% working order. Dishwashers must be less than 5 years old, and all other appliances less than 10 . Other items must be in good shape, and in usable sizes. Plywood and sheet-rock must be at least 1/2 sheets; lumber in full lengths, carpet unstained — and no shag carpet. For details on the guidelines, see below.
Your contributions are welcome . . . and needed. Pickup of items is available, and every donation helps toward providing adequate housing to those in need.
The ReStore is located at 16 State Road 522, about 100 feet north of the "Old Blinking Light". To make a donation, drop it by the store, or call the ReStore at (575) 776-2165 to arrange for pickup.
For legal reasons, there are also materials which we do not take.  These include:
*  Mattress and box springs (other than showroom samples)
*  Sofa beds
*  Water heaters, faucets, and plumbing materials which contain lead. (Those that do not contain lead are fine.)
*  Clothing
*  Used paint, spray paint and substances such as paint thinners, etc.
*  No toxic, hazardous substances, (i.e. pesticides, powders, or other chemicals)
*  Laminated flooring produced in China
*  Appliances over 20 years old
*  Damaged furniture / entertainment centers
*  Rotting lumber / plywood with nails
*  Some medical equipment and supplies
*  No broken or cracked mirrors or glass
*  Non-working or dirty toilets


-Dishwashers less than 5 years old , clean and in 100% working order.
-Range Tops & Ovens
-Microwaves (no older than 5 yrs)
-Washing Machines & Dryers
-Range Hoods
-Small appliances (ie. toasters, blenders, etc.) Please include owners manuals if you have them, as they add value to your donation.
-Air Conditioners

Books and Media

-Books (no encyclopedias or text books)
-CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes
-No blank tapes, please


Please donate your cabinets in complete units. They must have doors, shelving, display racks, etc.


We accept new doors and used if they are in GOOD condition. They must not have holes, cracks, rot, etc.


We accept electrical parts, wire, plugs, plates and the hardware associated with electrical wiring.


We accept fans if they are complete and in working condition only.

Flooring material

We DO NOT accept shag carpet, but will accept carpeting if it DOES NOT have stains or worn areas. We will accept vinyl flooring, but NO SCRAPS, PLEASE! We will accept any amounts of tile.


Donate new or gently used furniture:
-Sofas (upholstered furniture cannot have any stains, tears or pet damage). Please, no sofa beds
-Chairs (living room, office, recliner, etc.)
-Tables (dining room, side)
-Coffee and End Tables
-Entertainment Centers
-Filing Cabinets


We accept hardware for doors, cabinets, etc. Almost all types if it's not rusty.



Lawn, Garden, and Outdoor Items

We gladly accept lawn furniture, lawn mowers, gardening equipment, pots, tools, and other outdoor items.


We accept all light fixtures in working condition. No ballasts with pcb's.

Lumber • Plywood • Sheetrock • Trim

We accept full and 1/2 sheets of plywood. We accept full lengths of lumber. We will accept trim in smaller pieces, but not less than 4 feet long. Please, no rot or nails sticking out of lumber.  Insulation, trim, unused lumber, brick, block and fencing are accepted

Medical Supplies

We can accept some medical equipment and supplies, but other things we cannot take.  Pelase call the ReStore at 776-2165 for more specific information about this.

Mirrors • Glass

Mirrors and glass are accepted if certain conditions apply. Please call prior to donating these items. Please, no broken or cracked mirrors or glass

Paint • Wallcoverings

We will take full containers of latex paint purchased from a paint store! NO LEFTOVERS! We cannot take toxic, hazardous substances, (i.e. pesticides, powders, paint thinners, or other chemicals). Wallpaper is taken in full-unopened rolls.

Pipe • Pvc • Metal • Copper

We accept 4' and over of any type of pipe, and all supplies and fittings.  Pipes, pipe fittings, plumbing fittings or fixtures” must be “lead free.”


We accept tubs, sinks and vanities if they are in good condition and clean. Pipes, pipe fittings, plumbing fittings or fixtures” must be “lead free.”  We accept commodes only if they are in working condition and are the low flush (1.6 gallon) type. They must be very clean!! We will not take a dirty commode under any circumstance.  

Roofing Material • Gutters • Canales

We accept all types of roofing material such as rolled roofing material, tar, metal roofing, bundles of new shingles. We also accept roofing gutter/canale materials that are in full pieces and are not rusty, bent up or damaged.

Seasonal Items

Things out of season? Tired of your old stuff?  Donate it to the ReStore! We happily accept everything from Christmas lights to tree ornaments, baskets, table decor, and other seasonal stuff.


We accept all hand and power tools in working condition.

Toys and Sporting Goods

We are happy to take old toys, board games, and children's items as long as they are clean and in good working condition.  In addition, we accept all camping equipment and sporting goods as long as they are in good condition and working order.  

Windows • Screens

We accept DOUBLE PANE windows of all types if the glass is intact. Most windows will show use, even if they are newer. If they are casement type, we appreciate having the hardware and cranks.

Spring to Fall Hours:
10-5p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
Closed on Sundays & Mondays
[ email ]
(575) 776-2165
Location: [ Click here for map ]
16 State Rd. 522-headed north, just north of the "old blinking light".
To schedule a pick up:
call (575) 776-2165

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