Gresham ReStore 
The Update

Crews at the new Gresham ReStore are building out the new cash wrap, and installing racking and shelving units so that we can begin stocking the store. We're also hiring. Check out the listing at

Of course, there are also other ways you can help. If you're interested in volunteering at the Gresham ReStore or at any of our other locations please register online at  Thanks!
The ReStore in the spotlight

It's always exciting to turn people on to what The ReStore is all about, and recently  Business Relations Director Mark Haley and Gresham ReStore Manager Brieana Weaver had a super fun opportunity to do just that at the Gresham television studios of MetroEast Community Media. 

Show host Monica Weitzel led the interview for "Community Hotline."  Watch the whole segment now available on YouTube.
Raina Mills:   New at 
Washington Co. ReStore!

One of the first things you'll notice about Raina Mills, our new store manager in Washington County, is how easy she is to talk to.  With a degree in psychology, a minor in business and 10 years in hospitality management, Raina is a great addition to the team. She'll happily converse with you about social justice issues or hiking Washington's Silver Star Mountain. You pick!
Salvage Service:   
The Bethany Call

To make way for a new housing development in Bethany, an estate will have to be demolished. But before those crews remove the house, our Salvage Service experts will harvest all reusable materials. 

“It's the finest quality cabinetry I’ve ever salvaged," said Mark Pomeroy. Mark is The ReStore's Salvage Service manager...
Starry night in Clark County!
We love our volunteers!  They share their time, energy and skill, so we like to throw them a big party-- like February's "Stars of the Show" volunteer appreciation event at the Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store. In March, we'll be setting up the photo booth once again as we celebrate the wonderful folks at the Washington County ReStore. Learn more about becoming a ReStore volunteer at
Habitat ReStores accept furniture building materials, home goods, housewares and appliances!
TORTOISE HOME 101: How do you get a fascinating new tortoise enclosure without shelling out big bucks? Upcycle components from The ReStore. Find out how PDX volunteer Marc Ceniceros converted an old entertainment center to get the job done.
If you're big into DIY like we are, you'll want to check out the Portland Women's Expo 2017 March 11 at the Oregon Convention Center where we will be displaying our sweet 6-door cottage shed and this year's colorful dresser-to-bench conversion. Come say hi!
Install ductless heat pump

The Heat Pump Store is inviting DIYers out to the Portland ReStore on Cherry Blossom for a special workshop for homeowners with 'drills & skills.'  Learn how to save money by installing a ductless heat pump. RSVP by calling 503-253-4084 or email
Customers are loving our new GreenSheen recycled paint. Have you tried it yet? It's available in 17 glorious shades. Brush it, roll it, spray it!
Repair Café:
Making things all better

The first Repair Café Clark County is slated for Tuesday, March 21 from
6 pm to 8 pm at the Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store, 10811 SE 2nd St in Vancouver. It's free. Have an item that needs mending, tweaking, or fixing? Chances are one of their volunteer fixers can set it to rights, including small home appliances, textiles, bikes, jewelry, small electronics, small motors (trimmers, mowers, etc.) For safety, drain any flammable liquids before bringing in. DETAILS AT:

Put April 26 on your calendar to attend the annual HopeBuilder Breakfast at the Oregon Convention Center. This year's event will feature guest speaker Jessica Jackle, an entrepreneur best known as a co-founder of Kiva, the world’s first microlending website that has facilitated nearly $1B in loans since its founding. Breakfast is free! 

Roll 'em out! Habitat homes built at Evergreen and Mountain View high schools were moved from school campuses to their foundations at McKibbin Commons last month! It's part of the Geometry in Construction program. You can watch the time-lapse video here!
Speaking of on the move, Executive Director Josh Townsley will lead a group of volunteers on a Global Village trip to Guatemala for the  third year in a row! To find out more about the trip CLICK HERE.
It was not just a happy birthday for Samiha. She and husband Noureddine celebrated the day by signing the mortgage papers for their new house at Allen Estates. 
Another date to remember is May 12. That's when the 10th annual Build a Home, Frame a Future Breakfast and luncheon will be held at Embassy Suites at Washington Square. Special guest speaker for the event will be Clive Rainey, the "inventor" of sweat equity, and Habitat for Humanity's first homeowner services manager. 
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Save even more money! Look for color-coded label discounts in all stores. Price tags reflect the discount.