Unfortunately, we are unable to accept furniture donations at this time.
The Virtual ReStore is Habitat Newark’s online discount outlet store that sells new and gently used home improvement materials, home accessories and other building supplies that have been donated by quality manufacturers and retail stores as well as builders and individuals.
Habitat Newark operates a Virtual ReStore primarily through eBay. Everything in the ReStore is donated so we can sell it at a fraction of the retail price. We rely on volunteers to help us out so that we can keep our costs as low as possible.
The ReStore is open 24/7 via eBay, and its merchandise is discounted up to 75% off standard retail prices. All net proceeds support Habitat Newark’s mission to build affordable homes for working families. Donations are tax deductible.
Rules to Virtual ReStore By:
When ReStore goods are sold, the proceeds go to Habitat Newark to help us to provide safe, affordable housing for hardworking, low-income families. 100% of the ReStore profits go to Habitat Newark to fulfill the mission of providing quality homes to deserving, hard-working families.
5 Reasons to ReStore
1. Support the Habitat Newark mission of affordable homeownership and community revitalization in Newark, NJ.
2. Provide your new or gently used items with a second life.
3. Find great deals on our virtual ReStore at our eBay location: habitat_for_humanity_newark.
4. Prevent usable items from going to landfills.
5. Make a charitable tax deduction for contributing to a qualified 501(c) 3 organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law and a receipt is provided for each donation. For income tax purposes, it is the donor’s responsibility to value their donation. In all cases, donors should refer to official IRS instructions for Form 8283, Non-cash Charitable Contributions, available at www.irs.gov. Costs associated with delivery may be tax deductible.
How to shop at the Restore?
The Habitat Newark eBayReStore uses the name habitat_for_humanity_newark. You can bid on some of the best bargains you’ll find in Newark, NJ. Our inventory gets updated daily, so shop often for the best finds!
We thoroughly screen donations to ensure that the highest quality items are accepted, but sometimes things may not work as expected. All merchandise is sold “As Is” and there are no refunds or exchanges except on a limited number of high voltage appliances. All sales are final.
Got stuff? We want it!
Remodeling, cleaning out, down-sizing or just getting organized? Habitat for Humanity Newark ReStore can help you de-clutter your home, work space or business. We put the proceeds from selling your donations to good use by building homes and hope in the community.
Habitat Newark operates a ReStore as a virtual store through eBay and does not have a physical store. Goods for the ReStore are frequently generated by people who want to make a charitable tax deduction.
What Can Be Donated?
Though each Habitat ReStore is unique, most accept donations of household goods, furniture, appliances and building materials. All donations must be in excellent physical and working condition whether new or gently used. Otherwise, we have to throw them out and incur disposal costs which take away from our mission.
We take new or gently used items such as:
large appliances < 7 years old
patio sliding doors
windows with nailing flanges
TV < 2 years
What Items can Habitat Newark not accept?
clothing, toys, books, magazines
used electrical tools
How to donate to Habitat for Humanity Newark
We are always seeking quality donations. However, there are some things that we cannot pickup due to storage space and staff limitations. Please contact us to find out how to donate and to make sure we are able to accept your donation.
Habitat Newark requires that donors include photographs of donations and the following details:
Make, Color, Age
Where to pick up
Please send the above information if you have a donation to Habitat Newark’s Virtual ReStore by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.