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JANUARY
SPECIALS

FEATURED ITEM

NEW! SILENT AUCTION:
Burroughs Adding Machine

 

If you've a head for figures and a passion for the past, you'll want to place your bid on this very cool vintage Burroughs adding machine with extendable wood side table. It still works! Inspect it and all its wonders at the Beaverton ReStore. But don't delay! This adding machine - which would look charming in your foyer, office or living room, by the way - is up for auction until 3pm January 17. The winner will be notified by the end of day Friday, January 18. 

 

VANCOUVER SILENT AUCTION: Bolex P1 Zoom Reflex vintage video camera with leather case is now up for bid at the Vancouver Habitat Store until Feb. 1 Details at pdxrestore.org.

 

SPOTLIGHTED

Amy Dobesh: The story of things

 

Warehouse Supervisior Amy Dobesh has been on the job at the Beaverton ReStore for six months. She's a hands-on powerhouse who orchestrates the comings and goings of  donations that can peak at over 100 drop offs in a single day.

 

When asked, Amy says her favorite part of the job is hearing about the "story of things" brought to the ReStore, like the one about a vintage Singer sewing machine that carried the story of generations dating back to a textile factory in the early 1800s stowed away in a little wooden drawer. 

Salvage Service:  Schweppe Home
When the Schweppe family were planning a kitchen remodel they chose John Fazzolarri to do the work, and John...well, he chose the ReStore's Salvage Service team to do the deconstruction. 
Fazzolarri Construction had donated to ReStore before, but normally they did the harvesting themselves and then loaded it up and dropped it off at ReStore. Using Salvage Service saved them time. "The job site was completely clean and the client is happy to get a tax deducible receipt," John said. That morning, Steve Schweppe watched as his entire kitchen was carefully dismantled. "It was quick, and they seemed to operate quite effectively," he said. "I'm glad the cabinets and appliances can be reused instead of thrown away!"

'It's a win-win-win!'

                            -Alice Suszynski

 

"I love the ReStore, it's a win-win-win for everybody!" Alice Suszynski said during a recent ReStore shopping excursion where she picked up this terrific art deco light fixture for her latest home rehab project.


"It's a great place to bring things you don't need anymore, a great place to come when you need something and you'd like a good price on it, and then the third thing - and the most important - is the cause: helping people to have their own home, and getting the community involved in building the home. It's an amazing thing!"

Global Village Trip: El Salvador

 

 

Just months after celebrating her 10-year anniversary of working at Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Malia Tam Sing set out on her second Global Village Trip to El Salvador. Each day, Malia awoke before 6 a.m. and took in the warm, morning air, reflecting on the day’s activities to come. A hearty breakfast and coffee from the hotel owner’s plantation energized the Habitat crew for the 45-minute ride to their destination. Stepping off the bus, they walked along a dirt highway toward the small construction site. There was work to be done...

 
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ReStore business partners are critical to the success of our stores. With their support, we offer outstanding value on quality products every single day! We thank all our partners, including:

 

Kayu International

Three 20' pallets of wood flooring and balusters

Roofline Supply and Delivery

18 pallets of new roofing material, including shingles, underlayment, etc.

 

Galloping Bear Printing 

Screen printing dryer and washout booth

 

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AFFILIATE NEWS

PORTLAND METRO EAST:

 

Calling all Winter Warriors – We need you

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East needs steadfast volunteers to brave the cold and help build homes for families in Northeast Portland. Many spots are open in January and February and we need your help with filling volunteer shifts this winter season. Start 2019 off right: Help build lasting neighborhoods so more Portlanders can have a warm and safe place to call home this year. Through the skilled guidance of our construction crew leaders, you’ll take away more than an everyday experience. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Won't you lend us a hand? Sign up today!

 

EVERGREEN:

 

Need a haircut? Stop by Bishops in Vancouver  for a give back day!

 

Join us on January 22 or 24 when 20 percent of the proceeds will go to Evergreen Habitat. While you are there, enter to win prizes from Brothers Cascadia Brewing.

 

Walk-ins welcome or schedule online here.

 

Bishops 4th Plain and Andresen

3000 NE Andresen Road

Bishops East Mill Plain
16020 SE Mill Plain Blvd.

 

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WILLAMETTE WEST:

They say there’s no place like home for the holidays, and for Joan and her family that now has a new meaning. Joan, her granddaughter Katie, nephew Jason, and niece Shyera moved into their new home in Beaverton just in time for Christmas. This house means a lot to Joan, who spent her life constantly moving from place to place - attending 50 different schools throughout her childhood! She is thrilled to finally be able to offer her kids something she always longed for, but never had – stability and a clean, safe place to thrive. Joan’s home was the 8th completed by Willamette West Habitat in 2018.

 

Welcome home, Joan! 

JANUARY SALES & SPECIALS

 

SALE GOING ON RIGHT NOW!

 

We're clearing out our stores and making room for new donations. Now's your chance to really scoop up the deals at amazing prices throughout ReStores in Portland, Beaverton, Gresham and Vancouver. 

 

Clearance items available while supplies last. In other words: 

 

DO.NOT.PASS. GO. Get over to the ReStore where every donation, every purchase helps build more Habitat homes.

 

Open 10am to 6pm 7 days a week

 
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STORE HOURS: 10am to 6pm 7 days a week.      pdxrestore.org

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