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Coulda, shoulda...did: Pam Israel's path to Guatemala

No birth certificate, no passport - but when Pam Israel was offered to take up a vacated slot on a Evergreen Habitat Global Village trip to Guatemala, she jumped! It was a coincidence that only two days prior to the offer, Pam had been thinking she needed to do to step out of her comfort zone. "I don't want to get to the end of my life and go, 'Woulda. Coulda. Shoulda,'" Pam said. "I need...

IRN Partnership: Committed to community

This month's IRN donation consisted of some beautiful cushioned chairs, several brown and red leather couches, lots of fun retro chairs and stools, and over 150 cool metal employee lockers. Find the lockers at Habitat ReStores in Portland, Beaverton, Gresham and Vancouver. We love them because they are great versatile organizers.  You can use them in a guest room, mud room, laundry room...

Now open in Gresham

Our newest ReStore at the corner of NE 181st Avenue and NE Glisan in Gresham is the largest one in the Northwest. There are more than 27,000 square feet for you to browse affordable furniture, building materials, lighting, housewares, windows, doors, sinks, hardware, tile...and just about anything else you could imagine needing for your next home improvement project.  Of course...

'Silly' dream comes true for Eyerusalem

Written by Erin Maxey, homeowner services manager, Willamette West Habitat for Humanity As a young woman in Ethiopia, Eyerusalem dreamed of owning a little store, but was told by many it was a silly dream.  For a single woman to achieve such a thing in Ethiopia would be almost impossible. Women have few opportunities in Ethiopia.  Most women do not get an education, women who are...

Try these summer DIY craft projects: COLOR ME CHAIR, DECOUPAGE TILE

Here's a quick and fun summer projects you - and even the kids - can get a handle on: 1) PAINTED STACKING CHAIR - Make a personal style statement when you paint a plastic chair - ONLY $5 at Habitat ReStore! We used Annie Sloan chalk paint in aqua Florence to paint the front, and the underside was painted using red Emperor's Silk.We use chalk paint (not chalkboard paint) because it...

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