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5 Reasons You Should Donate to ReStore During Cleanup Week

5 Reasons You Should Donate to ReStore During Cleanup Week

By: LaRissa Nelson

It’s the time of year for spring cleaning! Cleanup Week in the Fargo-Moorhead area is May 2-6 this year, which means it’s the perfect time to dispose of furniture, appliances and other large items. But before you set all that stuff out on the curb, consider these five great reasons why you should donate your usable materials to Habitat ReStore instead. You’ll be benefitting yourself, the community and the environment.

 

The Beginning of Habitat

Building Hope

It was the 60’s in Americus, Georgia when the first inklings of what is now Habitat for Humanity took shape. On a small community farm called Koinonia, a farmer and a biblical scholar practiced the art of sharing goods, seeking to put God’s love into action. The scholar, a man named Clarence Jordan, met a couple named Millard and Linda Fuller who shared a similar mission. Together they developed the idea of “partnership housing.”

4 Date Night DIYs for Valentine’s Day

How do you and your partner celebrate Valentine’s Day? The usual dinner and a movie? The expected flowers and chocolates? Sometimes the traditional can get a little tiresome. If you’re looking for a different way to spend V-Day, a DIY date night might be for you!

Habitat ReStore has all of the materials you’ll need to make these four DIY projects that can be enjoyed by two. Grab your Valentine, roll up your sleeves and get crafting!

1.DIY Vintage Shutter Headboard

Four Frugal Décor DIYs for Fall

Sunny sunflowers, crimson leaves, bright orange pumpkins. Fall is full of colorful ways to decorate! It’s the perfect time of year to cozy up and get crafty with affordable DIY décor projects. Get in the mood for autumn with these four upcycled projects, and stop into ReStore for many of the materials you’ll need at low prices!

5 Dual-Purpose DIYs for Your College Dwelling

Bunk beds. Bulky desks. No room to store ANYTHING. Welcome back to college life!

Whether you live in a dorm or an apartment, space is often tight when you’re in college. Finding places to store everything can be a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be.

Check out these five DIY projects that provide you with a functional furniture piece AND a place to store your stuff. You’ll find all the affordable materials you need to build them at ReStore. And now when you stop by, you’ll receive an extra 10% off your purchase when you show us your college ID!

9 Ways to Celebrate ReStore’s 9th Anniversary

9 Ways to Celebrate ReStore’s 9th Anniversary

Written by LaRissa Nelson

This week, the Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity ReStore is celebrating 9 years of making a difference in our community. Our success wouldn’t be possible without you—our shoppers, donors and volunteers—and we want to thank you. Join us at ReStore from July 21st through the 25th and help us celebrate our anniversary in these 9 ways:

 

1. Get even bigger discounts.

Splash into Summer: Volunteer Opportunities at Habitat ReStore

Splash into Summer: Volunteer Opportunities at Habitat ReStore

Summertime is here! The sun is shining, the days are getting longer and everyone is looking for new opportunities. No matter what you want to try out, ReStore has got the right fit for you.

 

Want to meet new people and learn new things? Become a ReStore cashier or floor assistant!

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