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Volunteer at HFH's ReStore - The store that Builds



Please join us and help out Habitat For Humanity by volunteering at their new ReStore location at San Carlos.


The ReStore is a volunteer-driven social enterprise of Habitat for Humanity. The concept is like Home Depot meets Goodwill: we accept and resell new and re-useable building materials, appliances, hardware, and furniture to the public at a fraction of the normal retail price. Proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco to fund the construction of homes in San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo Counties. So, we like to call the ReStore "the store that builds." 

Group volunteers are so important to the ReStore: you get our merchandise from donors to the floor. Volunteers sort, clean, measure, repair and price our donations to get them ready to sell. On occasion, some group members will help us photograph and post new merchandise to our Diggerlist storefront.

To make sure we help make your volunteer time an enjoyable, yet safe, experience, here are some things to prepare for beforehand:

1. Please wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting a little dust, or maybe a splatter of paint on.

2. Close toe shoes, like tennis shoes, that will protect your feet & toes, will work best for this project.

3. If you have a safety belt, bringing it and using while working at the site will be good for your back.

4. Feel free to bring your snacks or beverages. We have a volunteer break room with fridge, water and microwave.

Feel free to contact me for anything - [masked] or[masked]


Thanks for Volunteering,




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  • A former member
    A former member

    Love it.

    November 5, 2012

  • Aravind

    Thanks everybody for volunteering today and helping out. Our work at ReStrore was much appreciated.

    November 3, 2012

  • Aravind


    Thanks for the RSVP. Hope to see you all tomorrow. Volunteers are requested to park on the street instead of the lot, since they have only limited spaces available for their customers. When you arrive, look for me - an Indian guy in a black SVV t-shirt or introduce yourself to anyone wearing a blue ReStore polo and we'll get you started! Please arrive as closely to 1 as possible since we have orientation and other things to take care of.

    Call/text/e-mail me if you have any questions -[masked] (or) [masked]



    November 2, 2012

  • kelly

    I would love to volunteer but has to be in the Bay Area.

    October 24, 2012

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