Tag: Restore

Goodwill to Stop Accepting Furniture – ReStore Offers Alternative

Goodwill to Stop Accepting Furniture – ReStore Offers Alternative Beginning Thursday, November 4th Goodwills across the region will no longer accept donations of furniture. This has left some wondering what to do with their gently used sofas, chairs, tables and more. Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity offers a solution in the form of ReStore, the nonprofit’s… Read more

ReStore Volunteer Spotlight – Lynn

ReStore Volunteer Spotlight – Lynn ReStore is driven by volunteer power: every day, our volunteers turn every donated couch, cushion, and cabinet into an opportunity for local families to become first-time home buyers. In today’s Good News Tues we’re shining a spotlight on one of our talented ReStore volunteers, Lynn. Lynn volunteers at our Greenfield… Read more

Volunteers Help Build New ReStore in Franklin

We’re back with another edition of Good News Tues to spread a little joy from our Habitat family to yours. We’re all in this together. Here’s hoping this brings a little light to your day.  Volunteers Help Build New ReStore in Franklin If you’ve driven down South 27th Street between College and Rawson, you may… Read more

ReStore Walker’s Point Moving To Newer, Larger Location In Franklin

ReStore, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s resale store/donation center, will be moving their Walker’s Point ReStore (420 S 1st, Milwaukee) to a newer, larger location in Franklin in 2021. “ReStore Franklin” will be located in the former Gander Mountain building at 6939 S. Riverwood Blvd, just off of South 27th Street between College Ave. and Rawson… Read more

Deconstructing St. Camillus

We’re so thankful to have partners like St. Camillus, who allowed our Deconstruction Services team to salvage usable items from a few of their soon-to-be replaced buildings! Nearly 20 tons of materials were salvaged from this project from appliances to kitchen cabinets and more. Habitat Deconstruction is a win-win-win: usable items stay out of local landfills… 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

Habitat ReStore celebrates re-use with donation drive at Mayfair

In addition to being one of the largest fundraisers for Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity, Milwaukee’s ReStores prevent over one million pounds of usable materials from ending up in local landfills each year. Thanks to generous donations from businesses and individuals, ReStore is helping give new life to furniture, cabinetry, appliances and more. ReStore will be… Read more