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The ReStoration Corner

Finding Value in Scraps

Posted by Anna Skemp on Feb 13, 2019 2:12:15 PM

On Wednesdays when you visit the New Brighton ReStore, you’ll likely find Chuck Zutz working in the back with what looks like to most, trash. But to Chuck, that bin of “trash” has an immense amount of value that will contribute to the ReStore and Twin Cities Habitat’s mission.

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Topics: 2019, Donate

How to Make a Business Donation to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jan 17, 2019 8:40:00 AM

Has your business ever changed locations, had extra inventory or building materials leftover from a project, or needed to open up space in your warehouse but you didn’t know what to do?

Thankfully, all you have to do is ask and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore can help you. Here’s how:

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Topics: 2019, Donate

Charitable Giving: What You Need to Know About End-of-Year Donations

Posted by ReStore Staff on Dec 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM

'Tis the season for giving! There's a reason people make donations toward the end of the year, and it’s not just because donations give you a tax break (although it helps). The holidays are about the altruistic side of humanity. Taking care of family and friends and giving to others is the focus of the season.

But, before you make a monetary end-of-year donation or donate physical items this holiday season, there are some things you should know.

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Topics: 2018, Donate

5 Tips to Consider When Claiming Donation Tax Deductions

Posted by ReStore Staff on Dec 27, 2018 9:30:00 AM

One of the benefits of making monetary or physical donations (besides the warm fuzzy feeling you get) is the ability to claim a tax deduction. But, what exactly do you need to be able to claim this deduction? Here are a few tips to help you navigate this tax filing.

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Topics: 2018, Donate

How to Request a Pickup from Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Posted by ReStore Staff on Dec 21, 2018 8:22:54 AM

Are you interested in donating large items (or a large quantity of items) but don’t have a vehicle big enough to fit them?

Let Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore come to you! All you have to do is request a pickup. Here’s how:

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Topics: 2018, Donate

The ReStore Experience: How to Donate Furniture to Habitat for Humanity

Posted by ReStore Staff on Dec 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Are you updating your living room furniture or redecorating your bedroom but you're not sure what to do with your old sofas or dressers? What about all the building materials from that renovation you just completed? Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore home improvement outlets is a great option to donate furniture and building materials versus putting them in a landfill. You will be helping families in your community and helping the earth, too.

All donations are tax-deductible and Twin Cities Habitat ReStore accepts a variety of furniture and other materials. We understand it can feel daunting to donate your furniture, but we're here to make it easy. Here's how to donate gently used furniture to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.

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Topics: 2018, Donate

How to Donate to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Posted by ReStore Staff on Nov 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Looking to find a new home for your current appliances, furniture, construction materials, tools, or other home goods? Look no further than Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore home improve! When you donate to ReStore, you’ll keep good, reusable items out of landfills. Proceeds from the sale of those donated items also support the building of safe, stable Habitat homes for local families.

And, donating to Twin Cities Habitat ReStore is as easy as 1,2,3:

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Topics: 2018, Donate

Residents encourage new use for remodeled furnishings

Posted by Jared Laabs on Oct 29, 2018 11:48:07 AM

When it came time for the EagleCrest community in Roseville to embark on a remodel project, the residents wanted to make sure things didn’t get thrown away during construction. This would make for a perfect partnership between Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore and Presbyterian Homes, the parent company of EagleCrest.

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Topics: 2018, Donate, Remodel

Thanks, but no thanks

Posted by Jared Laabs on Oct 1, 2018 2:30:12 PM

The success of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity lies greatly on the generous donations from people like you. When it comes to our ReStore home improvement outlets, your things become currency and you can feel good about how your donation transforms into good. We want to make sure that good feeling doesn’t become a frustration when dropping-off your donation, so we've providing some tips and other helpful information.

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Topics: 2018, Donate

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: 2018, Donate, Tips and Tricks