Benefits of Upcycling

Upcycling also known as creative reuse. It’s the process of taking worn-out products such as chairs, couches, and cabinets and transforming them into new materials for better environmental value. The trend has been growing with more and more individuals becoming more environmentally conscious. How does Upcycling Help the Environment? Essentially, it keeps waste out of […]

How to Build a Pallet Bed in 5 Steps

Pallet furniture is a cheap alternative to buying brand new or used furniture. After all, pallets are basically preassembled planks. Never the less, many warehouses and retail locations are filled with them and can be easily seen by the dumpster waiting to go to the landfill. Luckily everyone can help prevent that and turn that wood […]

Open Doors: a Habitat family story

Jerri moved into her habitat home in 2002 and lives there with her 25-year-old granddaughter, Terry, who is disabled and requires 24/7 care. “Without getting this house my granddaughter wouldn’t have been able to stay with me, I wouldn’t have been able to care for her,” Jerri told us. Buying a Habitat house has helped […]

Brief History of Habitat Stores

The Habitat for Humanity Stores play a vital role in the organization’s mission of building a world where everyone has a decent place to call home. In 1991, the very first Habitat for Humanity ReStore opened in Winnipeg, Canada with the first ReStore in the United States opening in Austin, Texas. Since then, the Habitat […]

One Step Ahead: A Habitat Family Story

This story is a part of a series we are publishing called “Habitat Family Stories”. They’re the stories of our partner families from all walks of life in varying stages of their journey. Many of them have been in their Habitat homes for close to a decade. Get to know the families we work alongside […]

A Family Migration: A Habitat Family Story

This story is a part of a series we are publishing called “Habitat Family Stories”. They’re the stories of our partner families from all walks of life in varying stages of their journey. Many of them have been in their Habitat homes for close to a decade. Get to know the families we work alongside […]

Just the Beginning: A Habitat Family Story

This story is a part of a series we are publishing called “Habitat Family Stories”. They’re the stories of our partner families from all walks of life in varying stages of their journey. Many of them have been in their Habitat homes for close to a decade. Get to know the families we work alongside […]

Community Collaborations: Independence For All

The work Krystal and Zachary put into their house is a constant source of pride for the family. “Little luxuries mean a lot when you haven’t had a lot of stuff or haven’t been able to afford those things, and you know that you’ve earned them, and that you work really hard for them. We […]

Hard Choices: A Habitat Family Story

This story is a part of a series we are publishing called “Habitat Family Stories”. They’re the stories of our partner families from all walks of life in varying stages of their journey. Many of them have been in their Habitat homes for close to a decade. Get to know the families we work alongside […]