Every donation helps turn houses into homes

When you donate to the ReStore, you help build homes, communities, and hope. Your donations are resold to the public at discounted prices, and the funds they generate help support our mission. Make a donation today to help build safe, affordable homes in Greater Des Moines!

Kitchen Cabinet Deconstruction

We offer a FREE kitchen cabinet deconstruction service to kitchens that qualify! Our skilled deconstruction team will remove your cabinets and give them a second life through resale at the ReStore.

Learn more about our Decon program or scroll down to start your donation.

Get started with your donation

Request a Donation Pickup or Deconstruction 

Request a Donation Pickup or Deconstruction 

Thank you for supporting the ReStore! Each donation helps build homes, communities, and hope in Central Iowa.

Please provide more information so our team can determine whether your donation qualifies for our free donation pickup service or our Decon program. 

For example: 1 light fixture, 2 hammers

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Please list the address from which we would pick up the donation or conduct deconstruction. Your location will help determine the timing of your donation pickup.

Your donation may be a candidate for our Deconstruction Program (Decon), where we send staff and skilled volunteers to your home to remove your cabinets for donation. This service is free, saves your donation from the landfill, and helps provide revenue to support Habitat's mission!
Please provide the following information so our staff can follow up with you.

E.G. Kitchen remodel involving removal of 15 oak cabinets and 4 appliances all less than 10 years of age

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Please list the address from which we would deconstruct the cabinets for donation. Your location will help determine the timing of your deconstruction.

Drop off information

Thank you for dropping off your donation at one of the two Greater Des Moines Habitat ReStore locations! Please review the information below before dropping off your donation. All donations must be accepted by a staff member.
Please note: information is different for each store. 
Once you have the information you need, you do not need to submit this form. Thank you for thinking of the ReStore!

East Euclid Location

2200 E. Euclid Ave., Des Moines, IA 50317
Hours: Monday - Saturday, 9am to 6pm
Instructions: Drive to the WEST side of the building and go through the gate labeled DONATIONS. Pull up to the large garage door. Go in the double doors by the garage door for assistance. An associate will be available to help unload your donations and give you a receipt on-site.

Urbandale Location

4033 NW Urbandale Dr., Urbandale, IA 50322
HoursMonday - Saturday, 9am to 6pm
InstructionsDrive to the NORTH side of the building. Pull up to the large garage door. Go in the single door by the garage door for assistance. An associate will be available to help unload your donations and give you a receipt on-site.
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Contact Information

Item Acceptance Info

Need to be 100% working, clean inside, with all components (knobs, handles, etc.)

Blinds – only new ones marked as child safe (no dangling cords)

Curtain rods – need to be complete with ends/finials

No damage or water damage, must include all doors and drawers

Individual cabinet doors and drawers – cannot be painted, unless new

Exterior doors – no rot, holes, excessive dents etc.

Hollow-Core Interior doors – unpainted, without cracks, chips or holes

Patio doors – in excellent condition, must be complete with frame, no rotting frames

Solid-Core or Antique doors – No water damage

No Commercial doors, Fire doors or Apartment doors

Residential lighting – no fluorescent fixtures, bulbs, or ballasts

No Commercial lighting

Minimum of 3 complete boxes, not used, unless it is salvaged hardwood and de-nailed

Single full boxes of mosaics or decorative tile accepted

No used carpet, carpet pad, rugs, laminate

Need to be 100% working

A/C units: less than 15 years old and does not use R-22 coolant, should have certified tag that states the unit is properly sealed

Fireplaces: only new or “like new”

Currently taking on a limited basis. No mattresses, box springs, futons, or entertainment centers

Please complete our online form to inquire about donating furniture

No wood garage doors

No dents or damage

Must be new in retail packaging

No halves or broken pieces

De-nailed, clean, must be at least 6’ in length

Must be framed, no sheets of glass

Latex only, no oil-based materials.  Less than 5 years old

Must be at least 90% full, no rust on cans, never frozen, no hazardous/flammable, no partial cans of spray paint

Bathtubs – no cracks or chips in the finish.  No cast iron (exception claw foot)

Shower doors – complete with tracks and clean

Vanity Tops and Sinks: free of chips, rust or heavy scratches.  No cracks around the drain, no stains or burns

Toilets – complete with stool and tank with lid, no cracks, no chips.  Must be 1.6 GPF or manufactured after 1994

Needs to be 4 inches or less in diameter, 6 feet in length or longer, nothing commercial

Shelving is accepted

Complete bundles, no cut pieces

Must be new and complete boxes

Wood – Aluminum or Vinyl clad – must be new, 3 foot x 5 foot or smaller

Vinyl – must be 3 foot x 5 foot or smaller, used are okay

Antique window sashes are okay


Pressurized canisters

Non-working tool batteries

Non-working tools/lawn equipment

All donated goods are tax-deductible and can be dropped off at either of our locations. All donations must be accepted by an associate during our normal business hours. Dropping off materials outside of store hours is considered dumping and is subject to a fine.

GDM Habitat for Humanity

95 University Ave., Suite 1
Des Moines, Iowa 50314


Office Hours
Mon. – Fri. 8:00am – 4:00pm

East Euclid ReStore

2200 E. Euclid Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50317

For donations, call 515-309-0224

Store Hours
Mon. – Sat. 9:00am – 6:00pm

Urbandale ReStore

4033 NW Urbandale Dr.
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

For donations, call 515-309-0224

Store Hours
Mon. – Sat. 9:00am – 6:00pm