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group photo of ReStore staff at Glisan Gardens build

ReStore teams lend a hand at Glisan Gardens build

We love working at The ReStore, but every once in awhile it's good to get up close and personal to our Habitat mission. That's why staff from our three stores are volunteering at the Glisan Gardens Habitat for Humanity build four days in October and November. The ReStore and Gist Brands are co-sponsoring one of the homes there, and we are psyched to do some team-building while working with and...

ReStore decor a perfect fit for new Killingsworth bakery

Faced with a huge estimate for building custom counters and seating, owners of the newly-opened Seastar Bakery/Handsome Pizza decided to go the ReStore route instead. Katia Bezerra-Clark said she and partners Annie Moss, Will Fain and Matt Kedzie reclaimed cabinets and benches from The ReStore, fitting them into their new space at 1603 NE Killingsworth- and saving lots of dough in the process!...

Take tea with a mystery writer!

There's nothing quite so wonderful as cozying up to a cup of hot tea and a good mystery--except perhaps when that cuppa comes with a personal appearance by that title's author.  The Annual Evergreen Habitat for Humanity Women Build Tea is coming up December 5. Here's a chance to meet  Ellie Alexander, Pacific Northwest native and author of the popular Bakeshop Mysteries series....
Photo of Brieana Weaver and Rob Pincus as he demonstrates tool to keep door open

ReStore doors have the right stuff!

Let's face it sometimes our stuff has seen better days. But that doesn't mean it's a total loss. We love it when people use items in upcycling projects, but there are also ways to use damaged stock to help train law enforcement officers. Through the Joint Regional Operations Center Foundation, local and regional officers and military personnel enroll in special outdoor training gigs where they...
Photo of Orbelina Santos cooking in new kitchen

A new home for Lina!

When Orbelina (Lina) Santos del Cid attended her first Habitat for Humanity informational meeting in July 2013, she walked out shaking her head. She didn't think she could work the 500 sweat equity hours  Habitat requires of each new homeowner. But, guess what - she did! By November of that year, she had already accrued half of  her requirement, and she finished out the remainder...

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