is a not-for-profit venture that accepts used furniture, housewares, and building materials in order to provide high quality and affordable building supplies to the local community.

What we accept


  • Tools and hardware
  • Windows
  • Solid core doors
  • Screen doors
  • Window screens
  • Appliances (less than 10 years old)
  • Drywall
  • Packaged insulation 
  • Screws, nails and fixings
  • Paint (min. ¾ full, less than year old with label)
  • Electrical supplies and hardware  
  • Electric or battery operated tools
  • Plumbing supplies and hardware  
  • Limited sinks and low flush toilets (less than 5 years old) 
  • Bathtubs


  • Trim
  • Plywood
  • 2x’s, 4x’s etc. (nails removed and min. 4ft length)


  • Area rugs
  • Outdoor rugs
  • Large pieces of carpet
  • Packaged or unpackaged tile or flooring


  • Stain/wear free mattresses
  • Lamps
  • Cabinets with hardware/doors attached
  • Solid wood/metal bed frames 
  • Desks
  • Filing cabinets
  • Sets of (or individual) chairs
  • Bedside tables
  • Coffee tables
  • Bookcases
  • Couches
  • Loveseats
  • Recliners
  • Ottomans
  • Dining room tables


  • Game consoles
  • Games
  • Gardening equipment
  • Bicycles  
  • Art and larger décor 
  • Mirrors

If the item you’d like to donate is not listed here, please contact us as we may still accept your donation.

Before you donate

Ensure that all donation items are clean, in working order, and have all hardware necessary for operation/use included.

Please be advised that our attendants have the right to refuse any donation due to items being overstocked or items that are in unacceptable condition. Such items can become a financial burden for IPR in the form of disposal fees.

Please bring donations only during posted hours so an attendant can receive your items. 


We are looking for volunteers to assist us with: 

  • Sorting Donations
  • Cleaning and Stocking
  • Repair and Refurbishing
  • Sales
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • And more! 

Email us, call the store, or drop by the store during our regular business hours to apply in person. 

Contact Us

#6-7030 Alberni Street
Powell River, BC
V8A 2C3

Open Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00PM – 4:00PM

Telephone: 604-414-5451