Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity

ReStore located in Buena, Vista, Colorado

Our Mission

Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity ReStore supplies overstocked, discontinued, new and used building materials donated by manufacturers, stores, contractors and individuals. These donated items are sold to the public at bargain prices or used in construction of Habitat houses. Revenue from ReStore sales go to building homes.

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Donating Material Goods

Local builders, contractors, business and individuals are encouraged to donate new or re-usable materials, as well as any inventory that is overstocked or discontinued to the Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity ReStore. The ReStore provides an alternative and cost-effective means for disposal of usable items that might normally be thrown away. Habitat for Humanity is a not-for-profit entity and donations are tax-deductible.

What we take at the ReStore
Every day the phone rings and everyday the question is asked, what items do you take?  Although we would love to take it all the ReStore has some guidelines that we follow to determine if your item is considered an acceptable donation.

So what we don’t take is probably the best place to start.

Unacceptable Donations
  • No paint or chemicals of any kind
  • No mattresses or box springs
  • No soiled, stained or ripped furniture (ask yourself if this item is something someone else would want in their house?  If I don’t want it why? If it’s something you would not want to pass on, please take it to the dump.)
  • No TV’s
  • No Computers
  • No Computer Monitors
  • No Entertainment Centers
Acceptable Donations
  • Appliances – Must be in clean and working order: dishwasher (less than 3 years old), washer, dryer, refrigerator, microwave and stove (less than 10 years old).
  • Architectural items – antiques, columns, mantles, etc.
  • Cabinets – Bathroom, laundry room, and Kitchen
  • Carpet – new or lightly used only, no stains other damage
  • Counter tops – In good order and not stained
  • Doors – good condition (no broken glass)
  • Electrical – usable fixtures, parts and supplies
  • Ceiling fans – in complete working order, fully intact
  • Furniture – no stains or other damage, No smoking smells
  • Flooring – wood, ceramic tile, vinyl new only
  • Hardware – knobs, hinges, locks, nails, cabinet pulls, bolts, nuts, screws
  • Household items – kitchen, knick-knacks, CDs and DVDs
  • Landscape materials – patio and paving stone, brick, yard decor
  • Lumber – Usable pieces
  • Plumbing -usable fixtures, parts and supplies
  • Roofing materials – Shingles, Tar paper, Wooden Shingles, Roofing tin
  • Siding – vinyl or aluminum
  • Tools – hand, garden, working power
  • Windows – no broken glass

Please bring your donated items to:
101 Gregg Drive, Buena Vista

or call 719-966-6004 option 1 to arrange pick up

or e-mail restore@chaffeehabitat.org

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