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The ReStoration Corner

Becky Engen

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

ReStore Receives Recognition from Minnesota Retailers Association

Posted by Becky Engen on Oct 5, 2017 1:54:35 PM

Last night, retailers from around the state of Minnesota gathered to recognize the 2017 Minnesota’s Retail Champions during the Retail Rally at the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas. The Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore team was honored to be among the nominees attending the award ceremony.

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Topics: Insider, Green Initiatives

The numbers are in... and we're making an impact!

Posted by Becky Engen on Sep 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Each year, ReStore donors, shoppers, and volunteers make an incredible impact on Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity's mission—and this year was no different.

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Topics: Shopping Tips, Donate

Back To School: Dorm & Apartment Decor

Posted by Becky Engen on Aug 7, 2017 4:10:00 PM

The month of August signals that summer is coming to a close, and the school year is almost ready to begin. Many local universities and colleges will welcome incoming freshman and returning classes, who will begin the task of settling into their dorm rooms or shared apartments. 

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Topics: Shopping Tips

From High School Work Study Program, to Full-Time Employee

Posted by Becky Engen on Jul 18, 2017 10:04:00 AM

As a student, you hardly expect a class or credit you take in high school to lead to a full-time job. But that's just what happened for a local Cristo Rey Jesuit High School student here at our Minneapolis store.

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Topics: Volunteer Spotlight, ReStore Staff

Ethan Allen Design Centers Donate to Twin Cities ReStores

Posted by Becky Engen on Jul 7, 2017 12:42:28 PM

We are excited to announce that our ReStores just received very generous donations of Ethan Allen products from the Woodbury Design Center, Edina Design Center, and Maple Grove Design Center.

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Topics: Shopping Tips

Providing a 'visual assist' to ReStore shoppers

Posted by Becky Engen on Jun 9, 2017 12:17:00 PM

If you've stepped foot in our New Brighton ReStore in the last few years, chances are that you've seen the handiwork of one very hardworking and passionate individualyet you may not have realized it!

Bill brings his experience in sales and commercial office furniture and flooring from his previous work at Herman Miller and DuPont to his current role as Sales Associate and merchandising lead at the New Brighton Twin Cities ReStore. Since October of 2013, Bill has been putting his creative skills to work assembling kitchens, staging pieces, and creating displays for the entire sales floor.

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Topics: Shopping Tips

Why volunteer at the ReStore?

Posted by Becky Engen on Apr 25, 2017 10:48:19 AM

Just like Habitat for Humanity build and repair sites, our Twin Cities ReStores need amazing volunteers each and every day to keep the stores running smoothly and our customers happy!

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Topics: Volunteer Spotlight

Kinfine donated 1,500 pieces of accent furniture to Minnesota and Las Vegas ReStores

Posted by Becky Engen on Mar 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM
When you're a well-known furniture manufacturer with thousands of samples sitting in your warehouse, what do you do? Donate them to ReStores, of course!
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Supporting a mission that matters

Posted by Becky Engen on Feb 27, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Three years. 12,000 phone calls. Over 5,000 donation pick ups. And that's just one part of the impact Donations Coordinator Marilyn Paulos has had since she joined the ReStore team in October of 2013.

"This role gives me the chance to use my retail background and skill set for a cause I care deeply about," Marilyn said. "Home is huge for me."

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Topics: Donate

Metro Deaf School Students are making a huge impact at Minneapolis ReStore

Posted by Becky Engen on Feb 10, 2017 10:37:00 AM

At Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, we work with a variety of groups that engage in many different ways with our mission—from volunteering, to fundraising, to advocating for policies that support affordable housing. Each group comes with different motivations, passions, experiences, and goals, but they all contribute and make a huge impact on the work we’re able to do in the local community.

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Topics: Volunteer Spotlight