Author: Jake Brandt

Associated Bank partners with Habitat for Humanity

$2 million mortgage sale, employee engagement to support affordable housing for hardworking families Associated Bank has purchased approximately $2 million in residential loan mortgages from Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.  It is the largest one-time sale of mortgages in the affiliate’s history, and the funds will support the organization’s five-year revitalization initiative in Milwaukee’s Washington Park… Read more

Habitat for Humanity Night with the Admirals

Friday, March 27th the Milwaukee Admirals hockey team will host Habitat for Humanity Night during their 7pm showdown with the Chicago Wolves. Habitat for Humanity’s work in the community will be featured throughout the night, with a highlight of one integral Habitat volunteer as the Admiral’s Hometown Hero. Through this exclusive ticket offer, a portion… Read more

Habitat for Humanity Family Rebuilds After Fire

In October of 2014, a house that was to become home to a Habitat family was critically damaged by fire.  The house, located on the 2100 block of North 38th Street, was one of five complete rehab projects that Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity had been working on last year. Yer Her and his family of… Read more

Gallery Night & Day at ReStore East

Join us for an extraordinary Gallery Night as we partner with the Milwaukee Center for Independence to present: “Re-Imagined: Exploring the Possibilities”. Explore a world of recycled and repurposed artwork created by clients from the Milwaukee Center for Independence. Sourcing materials from Milwaukee’s ReStores, these works will showcase the beauty of conservation, and the complexity… Read more

Glassware Demo Instructions

Hello All! I hope you were able to make it to the demo this past Saturday. If not, here are the full tutorials of how you can accomplish what I showed. All of this glassware was found at ReStore, and you can pick up some for yourself too! These techniques for repurposing clear glassware include…… Read more

Sad Fence Becomes a Coat Hanger

Hello All! If we haven’t met yet, my name is Shelby and I am Milwaukee Restore’s Repurposing Artist. I am here to introduce to you one of the projects I have been working on in the studio. I made this small piece of broken fence into a coat hanger! Part of my responsibilities here at… Read more