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March 25, 2022

New ReStore customer service desk built by volunteers

Co-author: Jodi Krah, Fonthill ReStore Manager Our Fonthill ReStore has undergone some changes recently. When the store first opened seven years ago, the customer service desk was a pick-up truck with the bed carved out to serve as the service area –…
March 23, 2022

Firefighters hone extrication tool skills

Our Fonthill ReStore needed to remove their old customer service desk (that was an old pick-up truck) to make space in the store for a new desk so they contacted Thorold Fire and Emergency Services to see if they could help. This was the perfect…
Lucky shamrock sale poster
March 13, 2022

Lucky Shamrock Sale

The luck of the Irish is shining on our customers this week as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Lucky Shamrock Sale! Visit our ReStores on March 17, 18 or 19 and when you see an item with a shamrock on it you'll save 40%! Look for the…
people carrying bags and leaving
March 09, 2022

Support the immediate shelter needs of refugees from Ukraine

In response to the crisis in Ukraine, where almost two million people have been forced to flee Ukraine and up to four million people are expected to be without a safe place to call home, Habitat Canada has set up a Ukraine Crisis Appeal.  Habitat…
three smiling children wrapped in quilts
February 09, 2022

Quilting friends provide warmth to Habitat homeowners

Co-author: Angela Daley, Manager, Volunteer Engagement A group of quilting friends get together to make quilts and give them to the premature babies at McMaster Children’s Hospital, however with COVID-19 health measures, they were unable to donate…