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ReStore Volunteers are Back and Loving It

Sept. 10, 2020

We took a minute to ask some of our ReStore Core Volunteers how they felt about returning following months of quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ReStores 2020

July 2, 2020

With all changes, there also come opportunities. And we're excited to share with you some of the new things you can find at our ReStores.

Meet DSST ReStore Intern Erick!

Jan. 2, 2020

“I feel like I am making a difference because I get to help my fellow teammates, and Habitat has become a community to me.”

Celebrating our ReStores!

July 5, 2019

“I witness the true reflection of the community’s generosity while working at the Habitat ReStores."

Staff Spotlight: Meet Mario!

May 24, 2019

“In 2011, Habitat for Humanity took a chance on me. I have been allowed the time to develop as an employee, a manager, and a person while working at Habitat.”

Meet Core ReStore Volunteer Ed Fox

Nov. 12, 2018

Ed is a Core Volunteer who began volunteering with us in May 2018 at the Littleton ReStore and enjoys spending time both in the store, as well as helping the Volunteer team with recruitment.

ReStore DIY: How to Create a Bench From Metal Scrap (with Pictures!)

Feb. 13, 2018

Long-time ReStore staff member (and shopper!), Alice Goble, our resident upcycling expert, shares some of her secrets on how to select items to upcycle and what her process is to refurbish them. Here she creates a bright and bold bench from battered metal scrap.

Before & After: The Magic of Upstyling

Feb. 13, 2018

Watch an old 1940s leather topped end tables being upstyled by BentWoods Studio including a decoupage papered treatment with beaded trim on the table top!

5 Cool Ideas for Upcycling Stuff Found in the ReStores

Feb. 4, 2018

To DIYers and upcycling enthusiasts, places like the Habitat ReStores are full of potential treasures. With some creativity and a little work, you can take used furniture items and turn them into something stylish, eclectic and new!

6 Tips for Buying Used Furniture

Feb. 2, 2018

Become a pro at spotting quality used furniture! Six handy tips to keep in mind next time a piece of furniture catches your eye at your nearest Habitat ReStore.

What you'll find in our metro Denver ReStores

Jan. 31, 2018

We have great metro Denver ReStore locations (Denver, Littleton, Wheat Ridge are Aurora). But before you set out on an expedition to your closest ReStore, you should learn a little more about which stores are likely to have what you're looking for.