Spring is in the air at your local Habitat for Humanity ReStore! This is a special edition of Habitat Happenings, focusing on the great things happening at the Guelph and Fergus ReStores.
Looking to update your seasonal decor? We have patio furniture, garden supplies, a variety of tools, and more to help you out! Visit the ReStore in-person or follow us on Facebook to see new product arrivals. STORE HOURS
Doing your Spring cleaning? Consider donating used but still-functional items to our ReStores. We will sell them at a modest price, supporting our mission in your community. Book a pick-up or drop your items off to us. Or check out a Donation Station near you! (Read below for more details.)
Interested in volunteering? We have plenty of opportunities for you! Learn new skills, or share your skills with others. Complete the APPLICATION FORM today!
Thank you for supporting our efforts to provide affordable housing opportunities for local families to build stability for their futures.
Deb Stanson, Director of ReStores
We are looking for land!
In order to meet the need in our community for affordable housing, we need to continuously be looking for the next big opportunity. To ensure this, Habitat GW is building a land and property inventory. Do you have property/land to offer and would like to discuss future build opportunities?
Habitat ReStore News
Did you know? Every purchase you make helps to build safe and affordable housing in our community. In addition to this, you are making an environmentally conscious choice to extend the life of many items donated by our generous supporters.
Donation Stations are back! …and there’s one coming to a location near you!
We want to make it easier for you to donate items you no longer need to the ReStore! Bring any eligible items you would like to donate, as long as they are gently used, in good shape, and in working order to our Donation Station! You will be greeted by ReStore staff and volunteers, and you’ll be offered a tax receipt for eligible items. We will load up our truck and bring your donation back to the ReStore for you!
Thank you for choosing to shop our ReStores this past year. Every purchase you make helps to build safe and affordable housing in our community. In addition to this, you are making an environmentally conscious choice to extend the life of many items donated by our generous community.
Capacity limits, social distancing and face coverings are enforced both inside and at all entrances for the safety and well-being of our shoppers, volunteers and staff.
UPCOMING IN MAY: Mark your calendars for the “Re:Purpose Fest”
Our Guelph ReStore will be hosting the Re:Purpose Fest with the Guelph Tool Library on May 28th from 11 am to 2 pm. Described as a free community recycling festival, there will be a variety of community initiatives present that help repair, re-home, reuse, and recycle household goods. A full list of activities and accepted items will be available May 1 so stay tuned!
Volunteer Week – April 24-30
National Volunteer Week is coming up! Did you know there are 24 million volunteers across Canada? This annual celebration is a time to thank and recognize volunteers from coast to coast to coast.
Thank you to our many volunteers for contributing your time and skills to our mission. Our success is possible because of your commitment.
A reminder for our volunteers
Thank you for donating your time and skill, especially at this time of year. To schedule your next ReStore shift, please reach out to our team at your local store. To track your volunteer hours, please log into Better Impact. If you are not sure how to log in, please contact our support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
thank you to our corporate partners
Contact us today to find out how your company can become our partner! Learn more…
We hope you enjoyed this issue of Habitat Happenings. Please keep in touch by visiting our ReStores in Guelph and Fergus, following us online, or contacting us by email at email@example.com.
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