National Old Stuff Day
In honor of National Old Stuff day, let’s talk about our ReStores. Our ReStores are filled with both new and gently used items. Where some may see “old stuff” in our ReStores, others see treasures, possibilities, and potential.
San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity has two ReStores to service 400 square miles, with locations in the city of Duarte and Atwater Village. Our ReStores average 30 residential pickups a week, with two teams of experienced drivers working Tuesday through Saturday throughout the San Gabriel Valley. Although our Atwater Village ReStore is the only site that accepts drop-off donations from the public (hours: 9am to 12pm), both ReStores process donation deliveries twice a day.
There are many reasons why people donate their items. Whether you’re leaving the country, moving to a smaller place, helping to empty an estate, or changing up your aesthetic and ready for new furniture our donation coordinators have heard and seen it all. We accept furniture that is free of any damage, appliances that are fully functioning and under 10 years old, tools in working condition and unused building supplies. Many of our ReStore shoppers know that they will likely find items that are gently used and in need of a new home, at a great low price.
As a non-profit organization that offers a “free” pickup service, sometimes donors want us to pick up their items that are beyond repair. Unfortunately, our resources only allow us to pick up items that are without damage. We do not accept any items with discoloration, rips, tears, damage or pet hair. The items we do pick up go straight to our ReStores for resale, so they need to be purchase ready.
We couldn’t achieve our mission without the generosity of our donors and ReStore shoppers. All proceeds from our ReStores go towards our mission of repairing and building homes throughout San Gabriel Valley -building strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.
If you’re interested in scheduling a donation pickup for your “old stuff,” call our Donation Coordinators at 626-387-6900, email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at sgvrestore.org/donation-pick-up-request/.
Atwater Village ReStore
5201 W. San Fernando Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Drop off hours: 9am to 12pm
Store hours: 9am to 5:30pm
2215 Huntington Dr.
Duarte, CA 91010
Store hours: 9:30am to 6pm
Duarte ReStore Opening June 2 at 9:00 am!
We know it’s been a while since you’ve been in our ReStores – and we miss you! Take a behind the scenes virtual look at our newest location in Duarte. Our flagship location has great stuff waiting for you at amazing prices. Better yet, every purchase helps families achieve strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.
We’re excited to have you visit us – and we’re making sure to keep you safe while you shop! Safety procedures are now in place so every visit to ReStore is a healthy one.
Face masks must be worn by all employees and guests
Hand sanitizer will be available for you while you shop
High touch surfaces and shopping carts will be cleaned hourly
15 guests will be allowed in the Duarte ReStore at one time
Social distancing measures are in place
All donated items are thoroughly sanitized before they are placed on the sales floor
We’ll be ready for you starting June 2 at our Duarte location. Click HERE for address and hours.