The ReStoration Corner

Welcome to ReStore's official blog! Here we post the latest and greatest ReStore happenings, including: DIY tips and videos, sales and contests, seasonal topics, volunteer spotlights, business donor information, and much more. 

Jackie Moore

Jackie Moore
Jackie Moore is an AmeriCorps member, serving as the Communications Support Associate for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. She studied Psychology and Creative Writing at Coe College in Iowa, then discovered a passion for educating others, which led to her move into communications work in 2015. Her goal is to continue learning and growing while making a difference in the community.

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The Environmental Impact of Buying

Posted by Jackie Moore on Apr 8, 2022 10:30:00 AM

As we celebrate Earth Month this year, take some time to think about how your purchases can affect the environment. Read more below, and learn how ReStore does its part to help create a brighter, greener future all year long!

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Topics: ReStore, 2022

Business Donor Spotlight: Metropolitan Picture Framing

Posted by Jackie Moore on Feb 23, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Metropolitan Picture Framing is a new business donor to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome them! Metropolitan is a manufacturer that’s one of the few in the U.S. that specializes in custom-made wood frames for museums such as the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. They also sell to picture framers, galleries, and artists.

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Topics: Donate, Business Donor Spotlight, 2022

Business Donor Spotlight: Tile X Design

Posted by Jackie Moore on Dec 10, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Why do local businesses love partnering with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore? Because supporting your community makes you a great neighbor, and customers love a business that cares about its neighbors. Tile X Design is an importer and wholesale distributor of tile and stone based out of Plymouth, and it’s a company with an extensive history of giving back to the community.

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Topics: Donate, 2021, Business Donor Spotlight

Business Donor Spotlight: ProSource Wholesale

Posted by Jackie Moore on Nov 1, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Many businesses have times when they need to deal with being overstocked or need to clear space in their stock rooms. During these times, partnering with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore benefits both the business and the community. ReStore wouldn't have products to sell without donations to provide those products, and all profits go toward supporting local homeowners through Habitat's programs. Business donors provide a valuable contribution to both ReStore and Habitat's mission.

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Topics: Donate, 2021, Business Donor Spotlight

Business Donor Spotlight: Bellacor

Posted by Jackie Moore on Jun 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM

For an online home furnishings retailer going up against companies like Amazon and Wayfair, quality of both products and service is really important.

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Topics: Donate, 2021, Business Donor Spotlight

Operations Coordinator Grant Shares a History of ReStore

Posted by Jackie Moore on May 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM

ReStore Operations Coordinator Grant Carlson has worked at ReStore longer than most employees – nearly 14 years! As a longtime fixture at ReStore, Grant has had the chance to see it grow and change throughout the years.

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Topics: ReStore Staff, 2021

Donor Spotlight: Focalpoint Flooring & Studio M Interiors

Posted by Jackie Moore on May 19, 2021 8:58:33 AM

Focalpoint Flooring and Studio M Interiors are two great local companies that have partnered with ReStore to donate excess materials they don't need anymore. Read more to learn about these companies and why they chose to partner with us!

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Topics: Donate, 2021, Business Donor Spotlight

Donor Spotlight: Shaughnessy Flooring & Schwieters Companies

Posted by Jackie Moore on Apr 6, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Individuals and families aren’t the only ones who donate to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore. A significant amount of ReStore’s building materials also come from business donors. Shaughnessy Flooring and Schwieters Companies have both been working with Habitat for a long time.

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Topics: Donate, 2021, Business Donor Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Robin Henrichsen, Donations Master!

Posted by Jackie Moore on Jan 21, 2021 1:00:00 PM

Robin Henrichsen's journey from working at Target headquarters to Habitat ReStore shows that with patience, careful reflection, and dedication, an unexpected turn can lead to new and fulfilling places.

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Topics: ReStore Staff, 2021

How the New Brighton ReStore Got a New Look

Posted by Jackie Moore on Dec 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Initially, the idea of having a homebuilding nonprofit open a thrift store seemed a little odd.

But the board had seen that several Habitat for Humanity affiliates around the country had opened ReStores and were doing quite well – using the proceeds from selling donated items to fund the construction of more homes seemed to be an effective model.

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Topics: 2020, New Brighton Remodel

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