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The ReStoration Corner

Becky Engen

Becky Engen has a passion for writing and building and engaging with communities through social media. She graduated from St. Cloud State University, and began her career in marketing and advertising as a junior copywriter and social media specialist. Becky joined the Twin Cities Habitat marketing team in 2013 as the Digital Marketing Program Manager and loves that she continues to learn something new each and every day about the great people who work for, volunteer with, and are served through the organization.
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Recent Posts

Upcycle Challenge - Nailed It!

Posted by Becky Engen on Aug 23, 2019 8:50:00 AM

What did our second-place winner have to say when he found out that his "Nail Chair" took second place in our Earth Day chair UpCycle Challenge?

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Topics: DIY, 2019, Upcycle

What's it like to donate to ReStore?

Posted by Becky Engen on Mar 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Don't take our word for it. Read what local businesses and individuals had to say about their experience requesting a pick up for their donation to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore home improvement outlets.

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Topics: Donate, 2019

Why we love the ReStore (from the mouths of ReStore shoppers)

Posted by Becky Engen on Feb 11, 2019 10:31:00 AM

As we draw closer to Valentine's Day, a holiday dedicated to celebrating those we love, the team wanted to share and reflect on some of the great feedback we've received from ReStore shoppers. Thank you for taking the time to tell us why you love Twin Cities Habitat ReStore outlets!

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2019

Your Favorite Sale of the Year is Back on January 26, 2019!

Posted by Becky Engen on Jan 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

That's right. We said it. It's almost here!

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2019

ReStore December Holiday Hours

Posted by Becky Engen on Dec 10, 2018 9:30:00 AM

We're in the swing of the holiday season and quickly approaching the New Year! As you plan out your shopping trips over the next few weeks, we wanted to make you aware of some special store hours that we will be observing.

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2018

Toys for Tots at ReStore

Posted by Becky Engen on Nov 27, 2018 12:35:00 PM

As the holidays draw nearer, our team is excited to announce that both our New Brighton and Minneapolis  stores will be designated Toys for Tots drop-off sites this season!

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2018

Help ReStore Give to the Max!

Posted by Becky Engen on Nov 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

If you're new to Minnesota, or are just starting to dip your toes into the charitable giving world, you may not be familiar with Give to the Max. Just as other organizations celebrate "Giving Tuesday" on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Minnesota has quickly adopted "Give to the Max Day", a day of giving to support local nonprofits and schools. What used to be one day of giving (with the option to schedule your gift prior to the actual Give to the Max day) has turned into two full weeks of giving!

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2018

5 Easy Fall Decor DIY Projects

Posted by Becky Engen on Sep 28, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Now that we've entered the first official week of fall, we wanted to share some fun seasonal-inspired DIY projects you can complete using items from Habitat for Humanity ReStore outlets. Best of all, these projects are simple, inexpensive, and completely customizable to fit your home and style! 

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Topics: DIY, 2018

How to prepare your items for donation

Posted by Becky Engen on Sep 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

You've got an item (or items) to donate, and you know where you're going to donate them. Now what?

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Donate, 2018

Just announced! ReStore Anniversary Sale Sept 15

Posted by Becky Engen on Sep 7, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate 11 years of shopping and saving in the Twin Cities at the upcoming Habitat for Humanity ReStore Anniversary Sale event!

Saturday, September 15
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Topics: Shopping Tips, Sales, 2018