The Nanaimo ReStore/ReFresh

Curbside pickups of donations are available. Please arrange to have items picked up by leaving a message at 250-758 8078 x 109 or emailing

to ensure your merchandise can be accepted.

The Duncan ReStore 

Curbside pickups of donations are available. Please arrange to have items picked up by leaving a message at 778-455-1888 or emailing 

to ensure your merchandise can be accepted. 


Donate and purchase new and gently used building materials and home decor

ReStores are public retail outlets operated by Habitat, providing a wide variety of affordable new and gently used home furnishings, appliances, lighting, plumbing, hardware, building materials and supplies for sale to the general public. Proceeds generated cover operating costs and assist in funding local build projects.

Shopping at our ReStore is also an environmentally conscious decision. Through this recycling process, Habitat’s nearly 100 Canadian ReStores have helped to divert thousands of tonnes of building materials from the landfills annually.

We accept the following donations:

  • antique hardware, fittings and moldings
  • appliances (working), stove, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, washer, dryer under 10 yrs.
  • architectural columns, mantles, antique moldings
  • cabinets, vanities and countertops
  • doors and windows
  • electrical devices and fixtures in “AS NEW” working condition
  • exterior siding made or vinyl
  • flooring
  • furniture in good condition
  • garden tools, structures, shovels, wheelbarrows, sheds
  • garden supplies, plants and decorative items (commercial sources only)
  • home décor items
  • hand and power tools
  • hardware: hinges, handles, knobs, covers (nails, nuts, bolts, screws)
  • hardwood flooring, unused engineered laminates, tiles (ceramic, porcelain and vinyl)
  • interior and exterior finishing materials
  • interlocking paving stones
  • insulation in completely wrapped bundles, no loose insulation
  • lighting fixtures, interior and exterior
  • moldings, mantles, wood, etc.
  • unopened paint and stain
  • profile doors, solid and antique doors
  • plumbing fixtures and fittings, with no chips or stains
  • plumbing tubing and pipes (unused only)
  • roofing shingles and barrier paper and membranes
  • sealants and caulking in unopened packages
  • seasonal products
  • shelving units of both wood and metal
  • shutters
  • tools and hardware
  • vanities, cabinets, and shelving
  • vents, light fixtures, and framed mirrors
  • vinyl clad windows, all types, complete units, less than 5-8 years old
  • wood, molding, plywood, OSB and MDF
  • and more!

We do not accept some items.  Please call to confirm with us.

Corporate Donations Program

Donating to our ReStore will help you:

  • Move inventory that needs movement.
  • Free up your warehouse space and reduce your costs.
  • Be more environmentally friendly. ReStores reduce the amount of new and used materials headed to landfills by thousands of tonnes per year.
  • Inspire companies and their employees to help build homes for those in need in the community in which they work and live.

Donations can be picked up, at no cost to you.

Donations will be recorded and based on the donation amount, a tax receipt can be provided. Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island can recognize your organization’s total donations with a post on our website and/or your name on a plaque on our Donor Wall inside the ReStore.

We accept:

  • End of line products
  • Closeouts
  • Excess inventory
  • Customer returns
  • Scratched or dented products
  • Vendor buybacks
  • Seconds
  • Demonstration or floor models/products
  • Trade show or retail displays
  • Estates
  • Hotel Upgrades

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Just a small sample of donations




Did you know that we also sell ReStore/ ReFresh gift cards?

They come in any denomination and are a great gift idea

for family or friends!!!