“Honey, I think you should come right now.” I whispered into my cell phone. I’m in Rockville at the ReStore standing in front of the perfect kitchen for our Mountain House…straight lines, perfect color, enough cabinet pieces, plus the price includes a full complement of stainless steel appliances. And, the whole package has just been reduced $2,000! What? You didn’t know The Habitat for Humanity … Continue reading Stager Fills Dream Home with ReStore Finds!
Every day, dozens of eager volunteers slip on blue aprons and transform into ReStore team members. Since we are almost entirely volunteer-run, ReStore relies on our conscientious assistants. They tackle all jobs including unloading furniture, organizing the store and helping customers. Some may work a day or two, but a few become regulars, handling long-term jobs. Several talented regular volunteers are students from The Ivymount … Continue reading Our exceptional volunteers from The Ivymount School
In 1985, the United Nations General Assembly designated the first Monday of October to be World Habitat Day. Our theme for 2012 is “Many Homes, One Maryland.” On this day, we ask you to spread awareness of the 1.6 billion people living in substandard housing. Everyone deserves simple, decent, adequate housing. What can you do? Shop at ReStore of course! Every single dollar helps build … Continue reading October 1st is World Habitat Day!
April 22 is Earth Day and ReStore is celebrating with a sale of up to 75 percent off lots of items in the store. As you plan your Earth-friendly weekend, schedule some time to shop at ReStore and help us divert usable material from landfills. In 2011, ReStore diverted approximately 354 tons of material from landfills. Supporting ReStore by donating reusable items or shopping at the … Continue reading Celebrate Earth Day – Shop at ReStore for Great Sales!
April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week. ReStore thanks all our volunteers for their support and contribution to our mission of supporting affordable housing in Montgomery County. In this post, we feature volunteer Rich Burnes. Retired project manager Rich Burnes says he started volunteering at ReStore 13 months ago because it gives him a chance to practice his hobby of working with his hands while giving back … Continue reading ReStore Honors National Volunteer Week
Are you looking for an environmentally friendly use for your old jeans? How about donating your old jeans so that the denim can be used in insulation for homes? ReStore collects denim for this purpose, and now Shady Grove Adventist Hospital is partnering with ReStore to collect denim from April 3 to April 20. The donated items will be added to our contribution to Cotton, Incorporated’s from … Continue reading Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and ReStore Collecting Denim
ReStore has always been proud that all store proceeds support building affordable housing for families in Montgomery County. Today we have some really exciting news to share about our support of this important goal. At this morning’s groundbreaking ceremony for the Maple Hill townhome community – one of the affiliate’s largest projects yet – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County Executive Director John Paukstis announced that ReStore … Continue reading ReStore To Be First Full Sponsor of a Habitat House