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Excess inventory? The Habitat ReStore can help!

July 21, 2021 |

Did you know that the Habitat ReStore offers FREE (one-time or recurring!) pick-up services for donations from local businesses?

What does home mean to me?

July 14, 2021 |

What does home mean to me? I was recently asked this question and had to reflect on my own life to understand my answer.

How the Habitat ReStore prices its items… and why!

July 8, 2021 |

…the ReStore exists to serve our mission, which is to bring our community together to help local families build strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. It exists to raise money to build homes.

Our new 2021-22 Board of Directors and the winner of the 2020 Linda Lewis Award

June 30, 2021 |

We held our 19th Annual General Meeting this past Monday – our second time doing so virtually. Check out our new 2020 Annual Report here, and read about all of the highlights below.

Our ReStore is Turning 15!

June 17, 2021 |

Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area’s ReStore opened 15 years ago on June 19th, 2006, launching a decade and a half of fundraising, community building, volunteering, shopping, and waste diversion from our landfill.

ReStore May Sales Calendar

May 3, 2021 |

Great stuff. Great prices. Great cause.

ReStore April Sales Calendar

March 24, 2021 |

Great stuff. Great prices. Great cause.

Habitat ReStore Spring Cleaning Checklist

March 22, 2021 |

After a long winter of being cooped up inside, now is the perfect time to get the family together for a thorough clean of your entire home. Not only is spring cleaning a popular way to do some serious dusting, washing, and scrubbing, but it’s also a great way to declutter your home and donate household items to a good cause.

What does home mean to you?

January 15, 2021 |

Now grades 4, 5 and 6 students across Canada can help more families access affordable Habitat for Humanity homeownership by telling us what home means to them. Visit our website to learn more about the Meaning of Home student writing contest. https://meaningofhome.ca/

Habitat Onboards Two New Habitat Families for Wellington 2021 Build

December 23, 2020 |

Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area is excited to introduce its two newest Habitat families to the community: The Anasho Sale Dabi family and the Kyle family will move into Habitat’s 13th and 14th homes on Wellington Street West in 2021 – pandemic permitting.

Sault College Students Assist Habitat with Goulais Ave Project

December 17, 2020 |

Sault College is offering its first Capstone Design Project for the second-year Civil Engineering Technician Students for the 2020/2021 school year. As many co-op positions were suspended due to the onset of COVID-19 last spring, this is a unique way to ensure students experience a simulation of the real-world work experience in this profession.

Oakwood Home Dedicated to 12th Habitat Homeowners

December 17, 2020 |

Last Saturday, December 12th, Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area hosted a small Dedication Ceremony to officially welcome their twelfth Habitat Homeowners into their new home on Oakwood Drive.