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Gresham ReStore taking shape: Supplies, volunteers needed

We're working hard to get the new Gresham ReStore opened as quickly as possible. The floors have been stripped and sealed, then staff and volunteers began floor striping. Painting the interior, setting up gondola racks and a host of other tasks remain on our to-do list. Want to help? You can register to volunteer online: HERE. We also need help gathering a few...

Ugly Christmas Sweater contest winner announced!

UDPATE:  Here he is, the winner of The ReStore's 2016 Ugly Christmas Sweater contest. His bravery in the face of snarky critics (and 82 Facebook 'likes') has earned our hero a $100 ReStore gift card. So, bring that winning sweater into the Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store by January 21, 2017 and claim your gift card. (No expiration date on the gift card.) Thanks to all our contestants...

STAFF DIY: Topless table gets second look

Look what Jess did! We love how ReStore shoppers buy just what they need, often donating back any surplus. That was the case for a sweet little coffee table: The shopper admired the glass table top--not so much the base. But a table without a top isn't so easy to sell, even at The ReStore. So Jess Reynolds, Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store associate, stepped up to the challenge...

Steampunk tea room opens in Beaverton

Afternoons are meant for tea, but once you've stepped into the new Clockwork Rose Tea Emporium in downtown Beaverton, you'll be yearning for a cuppa most any time. Owner Maggie Nolder got a taste for tea shops while on a two-week tour of Ireland with husband Harold. After the first sip in a particularly charming Victorian tea room, Maggie wanted to explore tea shops at every stop. "I was like...

Etsy entrepreneurs exclusively ReStore DIYers

Jennifer Hill owes her success to ingenuity, imagination...and shopping at The ReStore. Like many Etsy entrepreneurs, Jenn and partner Jenny Tiffany first began their venture by making tile coasters for friends and family. "They were really popular, so we started distributing to local gift shops," Jenn recalls.  That was in 2002. In 2006-within the first year of Etsy.com's launch-Robot...

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