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Habitat Guatemala

We recently received this thank you letter from Makensie Brown, Development Officer, Hábitat para la Humanidad Guatemala recognizing our donation. I would like to personally thank you for your tithe during the month of February.  Your donation has helped provide families like Carlos and Clementina's with a new home, giving them the gift of an adequate space where they can raise their children.
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Kemp Family – 2019 Brainerd

    “I just want wider hallways & doors” That’s a pretty simple response to the question of what’s needed to serve the Kemp family in their Habitat home. Paul’s in a wheelchair and he wants to be able to move down the hallway without scraping his hands on the walls; he wants to be able to…
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Bower Family – 2017 Park Rapids

“I will have my own bedroom!” April Bower and her two girls, Erika and Courtney are ready and eager to build their Habitat home this year. All three are currently living with April’s dad who has generously opened his home to them but is ready for his space to be his own. When asked what this build…
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Ray Lindberg – 2017 Brainerd

Ray Lindberg, “Papa Ray” “I can’t wait to have warm feet!” That’s a pretty simple request from a pretty amazing man. Ray Lindberg, or “Papa Ray” as he’s known by his 12 grandchildren, is so eager to move out of his cold, drafty trailer home and into a new Habitat for Humanity home with a heated…
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Pick-Up Team Members Needed

We are getting so many calls for donations that we need more folks on our donation pick up team!  We provide the truck and trailer, and an experienced person for you to ride with.  We cover a large area, day by day, responding to calls from folks just like yourself who have furniture to donate…
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Thank you, Electric, Etc.!

Next time you are in our ReStore you may notice that our electrical aisle is quite improved!  Bruce and Greg from Electric, Etc. were in the store on Monday, working like Santa's elves to spiff it up just in time for the holidays.  The two of them generously donated their time and their knowledge to…
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Thanks to Greiner’s Construction!!


We are sending out a hearty "thank you" to the team at Greiner's Construction!

They are donating their time and talent to sheath and shingle the roof on our Pequot Lakes build on Monday and Tuesday.

Please call Greiner's for your roofing needs - we do!

 (612) 338-1696


Announcing: The Expert’s Eye!

We sell a lot of different things in our ReStore, and while we have amazing volunteers, we recognize that sometimes our electrical, hardware and plumbing departments of our Store could benefit from some professional help!  We don't always have the professional experience to identify all of the pieces & parts that are donated to us…
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Thanks to Geo’s Paint & Finish

Here's Tim from Geo's Paint & Finish making a delivery back to us this morning!  Geo's varnishes all of our interior trim and doors for our houses - so lovely and we are very grateful. Please call them when you have paint and/or finish needs - they do commercial and residential work. (888) 820-4370. Do you…
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