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Why donate to the ReStore

Posted by Ashley Miller on Mar 22, 2019 11:37:03 AM


Looking for a quick and easy way to remove your unwanted furniture or appliances?
Whether you have just completed a home reservation, spring cleaning or are slowly replacing elements of your home, ReStore can help you by accepting your unwanted home items.

6 reasons to donate your items to the ReStore

Whether you’re getting rid of one item, or an entire house full of furniture, cabinets, appliances, or building materials, the ReStore is here to give you quick, free and eco-friendly donation services.

1. Free pick-up

You can request our free donation pick-up service in just a few minutes. Or drop your donation off at any one of our ReStore donation centres.

*Please review our donation guidelines to see if your items are eligible for pick-up!

We pick up donations in:

  • Calgary and surrounding area
  • Medicine Hat

2. Get a tax receipt

Tax receipts may be issued for donations with a Restore valuation greater than $150. The value is assessed and determined by our receiving staff.

3. Save on disposal fees

Donating your items to the ReStore will not only save you save on the cost of transportation and dumping fees to the landfill, but you also reduce your environmental footprint by recycling.

4. Go green and give your stuff a second life

By donating your reusable household items, you’re giving them a second life while reducing your environmental footprint. Many local families, DIYers and students come to the ReStore on a daily basis to find products like yours, that they can repurpose and turn them into new gems.

5. Help families through Habitat for Humanity

Proceeds from the ReStore go to Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta to help local families buy their first home through an affordable mortgage.

6. Save on storage fees

ReStore helps you save on the cost of storage fees, transportation, disposal and other expenses related to clearing your stuff out when they are no longer wanted.

Who's benefiting from donation to ReStore


Home Renovators


Small Contractors


Storage Owners



“Recycle is the present and the future. Ya’ll do a wonderful job at the ReStore and a great service to our community and the environment. Thank you” - MernaRoger P.