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Commemorating the Book and Music Lady at Habitat ReStore in Williamsburg

Susan Werych was known as “the book and music lady” at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Williamsburg. For several years, she was a fixture…


Giving Flowers to Barbara at the Habitat Williamsburg ReStore

She’s known as Barbara the Flower Lady at the Habitat Williamsburg ReStore. If you’ve purchased a unique artificial floral arrangement there, that’s Barbara’s creative work….


The People Make the Habitat ReStore a Fun Place to Work for Assistant Manager

Many of the customers know Holly Hockaday at the Habitat for Humanity Williamsburg ReStore. Even better? She knows them. “That’s my favorite part of the…


Williamsburg ReStore’s New Volunteer Coordinator Eager to Connect with Community Groups

You never know what you’re going to find at the Habitat ReStore in Williamsburg. Amid the 40,000 square feet of inventory, Amy Criss found two…


Your Next Casserole Dish is Waiting for You at the Habitat ReStore

Nothing says comfort food quite like a casserole. Food connects us in so many ways. We welcome new babies and new neighbors by bringing homemade…


Outfitting Your New Apartment for $50 at the Habitat ReStore

By Jillian Lawrence, Guest ReStore Blogger Life in your early 20s is cheap. As a recent college graduate who just landed her first real job,…


Habitat ReStore Procurement Manager Named to James City Clean County Commission

Jennifer Pye knows what happens when you throw stuff away. Overfilled landfills create water and air pollution. Plastics can take more than 100 years to…


Habitat ReStore Driver Making Change with Every Mile Driven

Willie Harris logs as many as 600 miles a week sometimes, but he’s no ordinary trucker. He drives for the Habitat for Humanity ReStores in…


Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, Williamsburg Area Association of REALTORS Partner to Build House

Home. If one word encapsulates the mission of Habitat for Humanity, it would have to be home. The same applies to REALTORS who work alongside…


Habitat ReStores in Newport News, Williamsburg Now Open Until 6 p.m.

Shoppers can now enjoy extended hours at the Habitat for Humanity ReStores in Newport News and Williamsburg. Both ReStores that are operated by Habitat for…



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