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FAQ

Learn more about the Habitat ReStore with these frequently asked questions.

FAQ

What is a Habitat ReStore?[+]

A Habitat ReStore is a non-profit retail outlet that accepts donations of new and gently used building materials from individuals and businesses in the community and sells those items to the public at a reduced cost, usually half off of retail value. All proceeds go toward the affordable housing programs of Habitat for Humanity with the local Habitat affiliate.

What does the Habitat ReStore Sell?[+]

We sell a variety of home building, remodeling and construction materials as well as home furnishings and hardware. Items include appliances, cabinetry, furniture, doors, lighting and electrical items, lumber, windows and much more! Some inventory is purchased for resale to provide needed items for sale that aren’t donated in sufficient quantities.

What items does the Habitat ReStore accept?[+]

The Habitat ReStore accepts most new and used building materials. Items must be in good, working order and able to be resold. Find out more about our donation acceptance and policies here

Where is the Habitat ReStore located?[+]

The Habitat ReStore is located at 3000 East College Avenue in Appleton. Our location is just west of Highway 441 a block west of Menards.

When is the Habitat ReStore open?[+]

Monday – Friday from 10:00AM – 6:00PM and Saturdays from 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Is the Habitat ReStore open to the public?[+]

Yes! Everyone is welcome to come into the store and shop around for great deals.

How do you work with Habitat for Humanity?[+]

While we provide home construction and remodeling materials at discounted rates to our community, all proceeds from Habitat ReStore sales go directly to Habitat for Humanity to help fund affordable housing solutions in the Fox Cities area. To date, the Habitat ReStore has returned nearly $1 million in profits back to Fox Cities Habitat which directly supports many hard-working, local families in need of safe, decent and affordable housing.

I've heard of people talking about Deconstruction... what's that?[+]

Deconstruction is a service we offer in which we harvest salvageable, reusable materials from homes and businesses that will either be torn down or renovated in the near future. We then sell those materials at the Habitat ReStore or process them to generate recycle income. We’re always looking for more deconstruction volunteers, it’s a great experience!

Sounds like a win-win-win... how can I help?[+]

The Habitat ReStore is always looking for new volunteers. We have a variety of tasks and needs that are accomplished by dedicated volunteers everyday to keep us running. For more information check out our volunteer section.

How can I find out more about the Habitat ReStore?[+]

You can always stay updated by liking us on Facebook, and by signing up for our eNewsletters. In addition, you can find us on Twitter and get great repurposing ideas on Pinterest!

How can my business get involved?[+]

There are many ways local businesses can support the Habitat ReStore

  • Financial donations
  • Equipment donations
  • Encourage employees to volunteer and donate
  • Donate materials to the Habitat ReStore
  • Shop at the Habitat ReStore