Donation Guidelines

Donation Guidelines

Thank you for considering donating to the Gorge Rebuild-it Center!

Donations are accepted daily up to 1 hour before closing. If you have questions, you can contact us by e-mail.

These guidelines will fluctuate with market conditions and our capacity, and all donations are accepted at staff discretion.

YES, We DO accept these CLEAN, INTACT, SALEABLE ITEMS.
No, sorry but we CAN’T accept your BROKEN, OBSOLETE or HAZARDOUS ITEMS.

Dimensional Lumber, Trim
  • 4 ft. minimum length. Must be denailed.
  • Exception: Rough cut, old, beams, etc can be accepted at staff discretion.
Siding, Plywood, Sheetrock
  • Full or half sheets, no rot, screws, or nails.
Fencing
  • Metal fencing
  • Plastic or Vinyl in good condition
  • Wooden fencing without rot
  • Railings and Gates

Can Accept
  • Interior doors with entire frame assembly.
  • Exterior doors with or without frame.
  • Vinyl windows- intact and functional.
  • Cool or old wood frame windows, at staff discretion.
Cannot Accept
  • Doors in unusable condition
  • Shower doors
  • Hollow core doors without frame
Toilets
  • Low Flow (1.6 gallons/flush or less).
  • Must be complete with lid and clean.
Sinks
  • Must be in good condition.
Tubs
  • Must be in good condition.
  • Preference given to metal, porcelain, and claw-foot tubs.
Can Accept
  • Complete cabinets with attached doors and drawers
  • Wood cabinets
  • Particle Board/ Melamine cabinets in excellent condition
Cannot Accept
  • Cabinet shells or cabinets with missing doors/drawers
  • Inner corner cabinets
Flooring
  • Wood flooring in usable quantities (2ft. or longer)
  • Laminate Floor: New and in full boxes only. No remnants or partial pieces.
  • Linoleum, Marmoleum, Vinyl: New remnants only, minimum size 5’x5′
  • Tile: New only
  • Carpet: New or used in very good condition. 8’x8′ minimum and clean area rugs.
  • Carpet squares.
Bricks, Pavers, Blocks
  • Whole pieces, in good condition.
Roofing
  • Whole bundles of shingles, rolled roofing, metal roofing
  • Membrane, tar paper, flashing, roofing tools
Gutters
  • Full pieces (5′ to 16′ with no connectors)
  • Couplers, elbows, downspouts (in good condition)
Insulation
  • Batt Insulation (clean and in bags)
  • Rigid insulation
  • Duct and pipe insulation
Pipes
  • PVC, plastic, metal all accepted in good condition.
  • Loose connectors accepted.
  • No attached connectors

Can Accept:
  • Vintage light fixtures
  • Complete light fixtures with bracket
  • Glass shades and globes
  • LED bulbs
  • Commercial fixtures accepted at staff discretion
Cannot Accept:
  • Individual incandescent or CFL light bulbs
  • Fluorescent tube lights or fixtures.
Can Accept:
  • Working gas heating stoves
  • Mini Splits
  • On demand water heaters
  • Wood stoves and Pellet stoves
  • Furnaces if less than 5 years old and in working condition.
  • Dishwashers, stoves, small appliances in working condition.
Cannot accept
  • Refrigerators
  • Baseboard or wall heaters
  • Outdated or energy inefficient appliances

Clean, intact, small scale or apartment-sized furniture in saleable condition will be considered at staff member’s discretion.

Please keep in mind that our indoor space for these items is limited, so we may not be able to take items if we are at capacity inside the building. We will not be able to take most couches, desks, and other large furniture items, unless they are unique or antique, for that reason.

We cannot accept donations of items intended for infants, including cribs, pack-and-play furniture, etc.

Can Accept:
  • Wire, Conduit, Boxes
  • Packaged receptacles, switches, cover plates
  • Electronic items in working condition
Cannot Accept:
  • Anything out of date or potentially hazardous

We accept all types of complete and working tools. Saws, drills, mowers, tillers, hand tools, etc.

Homewares:

Some simple home goods will be considered at staff member’s discretion.

Sporting Goods:

We are able to accept specific sports equipment in usable condition such as canoes, kayaks, SUP’s, weights, quality bikes, etc. However, these will be accepted at staff member’s discretion, and preference will be given to good quality items in very good condition.

Garden:
  • Gardening tools accepted.
  • Plant pots accepted if in good condition. Plastic nursery pots smaller than a gallon will only accepted from February-August.
  • Hoses must be in very good condition, with no holes, or major kinks.

The Rebuild-it Community Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Tax ID# 30-0640434. Your donations may be tax-deductible, if your donation is in “good used condition or better.” IRS regulations allow you to establish and document the value of your donations. A receipt acknowledging your donation can be given to you when you donate.