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The ReStoration Corner

Jackie Moore

Jackie Moore

Recent Posts

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, Donor Spotlight

The Environmental Impact of Buying

Posted by Jackie Moore on Feb 17, 2021 10:30:00 AM

What happens to the items you buy once you’re finished with them? More often than not, they end up in a landfill. The pollution caused by manufacturing these items also negatively impacts the environment. Understanding the environmental costs of your purchases is an important part of being a responsible consumer, so let's take a look.

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Topics: 2021

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