Thursday, April 20, 2017

Weekly newsletter April 19 - 25, 2017

April 21 - 23
Too busy with Easter last weekend to take advantage of our sale? Well don't be sad because we've got another sale this coming weekend! Once again enjoy 20% OFF all in-store items at both Ottawa area locations.

   Wooden Benches
Gorgeous oversized wooden benches, ideal for a porch or deck. Lots of rustic appeal as is or great for a Spring refinishing project. Two available. $350 each.
Mansfield 10-Light Foyer Pendant
This stunning brand new pendant is a fantastic centrepiece for any home entrance. Features a glass panel surround adorned with polished nickel. Regular retail cost $4800. For you, just $1435.
Wooden Dining Set
Not to be confused with last week's dining set, this double pedestal wooden dining set also features 6 chairs and a table leaf. Only $385
Valspar Garage Floor Finishing Kits
Show your garage floor the love it deserves. These Valspar epoxy kits are available in several different colours, as well as a clear coat finish. Shiny. Just $50 per kit

Melamine Bedroom Furniture Set
Charming melamine furniture set, consisting of two side tables ($40 each), a dresser ($70), and a wardrobe ($110). Buy the whole set for just $208!

Six-Drawer Vanity
White six-drawer vanity, complete with resin countertop and faucet. $185.

Prehung Interior Doors
Prehung 24" x 80" interior doors. Two available, for $40 each. 

48" Bamboo Work Bench
48" steel frame workbench with bamboo countertop. Features a power bar, so this stylish piece can be useful in any room in your home. Brand new in the box. $175.
Yardworks Push Mower
This Yardworks push mower is still brand new in the box, and just $60.

Antique Bronze Finish Chandelier
This brand new 8-light chandelier features an antique bronze finish, an assortment of crystal ornaments, and what we can only assume is a protective cage. $285.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa ReStore is now on Facebook!
to like us, find information, and get instant updates!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Happy Easter!

As we celebrate this special time of renewal and hope, 
we want to thank you for your support
of Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa (Habitat GO).
You have helped change the lives of families in our community
who are in need of affordable housing.

As we get set to launch our largest development to date in Orléans,
we are excited to be partnering with more families than ever before.

There are several ways that you can help us ensure that local families
have a decent and affordable place to call home: volunteer on our builds
or committees, shop in our ReStores, join our new Chapters,
make a donation online or learn more by visiting our website.

Best wishes for a safe and happy Easter weekend
from everyone at Habitat GO.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Weekly newsletter April 12 - 18, 2017

Happy Easter!
Both Ottawa ReStores will be closed on Friday, April 14th for Good Friday
April 15 - 16

We may be closed on Friday, but on Saturday and Sunday enjoy a nice Easter weekend of savings! 20% OFF all in-store items at both Ottawa area ReStore locations.

   Plush Faux Leather Loveseat
This faux leather couch is both comfortable on your rear and your wallet. Just $150.
Flat Filing Cabinet
Flat filing cabinet featuring 11 sliding drawers. Perfect for keeping large documents, maps, blueprints, and other oversized items stored without damage. $125.
Wooden Dining Set
This double pedestal wooden dining set features 6 chairs and a table leaf. Only $275
Large Kitchen with Granite Top and Panel Fridge
This massive kitchen features 18 upper cabinets and 10 lower cabinets, including many glass cabinet doors, pot drawers, and concealed drawers. It also includes a French door panel refrigerator and 21 linear feet of natural black granite. $4695

Dust Collector
Either way you look at it, this 1hp dust collector will be in your workshop, sitting around collecting dust. $125.

Cream-Coloured Kitchen
Very clean, smaller sized kitchen with cream-coloured cabinets. Includes countertop and a refrigerator panel. $1025.

Electric Mower
Yardworks electric mower. Just in time for Spring. $95. 

Miniature Antique Desk Set
Quaint antique wooden writing desk. Perfectly sized for a toddler or photogenic cat. Only $50.
Air Flooring Stapler
Power Fist 2" Air-Powered Flooring Stapler. Comes with carrying case and protective eyewear. $120.

Work Bench
Mastercraft work bench. Features two drawers, fluorescent lighting, and pegboard wall panel. $150.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Habichat Spring 2017 Newsletter

HABICHAT: Spring 2017 e-Newsletter
Helping families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership

Welcome Home, Michaelis Family!  
Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 Crampton Drive Key Ceremony in Carleton Place on Thursday, March 23. 

We are incredibly grateful to Steve Walsh, our Construction Manager, and all of our hard-working and dedicated Crew Leads, volunteers, local Chapter, sponsors, tradespeople, suppliers, Women Build, Youth Build and Adopt-a-Day teams. 

Thanks to all of you, our third build to date in Carleton Place has been successfully completed and Shane and Laura are officially Habitat GO homeowners! Please click here to view photos from the ceremony.

If you know anyone who would like to apply to be a future homeowner for our upcoming builds, we are currently accepting applications for our largest development to date in Orleans. Please click here to learn more or email Nancy Currie, our Family Services Manager, at 613-749-9950 ext. 225 or
Jeanne d'Arc Build
We are excited to be returning to Orleans this spring as we begin our largest project to date! We will be building 16 townhomes at the corner of Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard and Fortune Drive with Phase 1 (four townhouses) beginning in the late spring of 2017. We will have a number of Theme Build and Build Programs underway, including the Carter Work Project, a Military Build and much more.
Upcoming Events
May 28Sign up today for the ReStore the Ridemotorcycle poker run

June 30Knight Angus Golf-A-Palooza golf tournament

Sept. 9Gracefest 5K Fun Run & Walk
 in Orleans

Sept. 305th annual
Nov. 412th annual
Steel Toes & Stilettos Gala at the Shaw Centre
Dream Mountains
Big thanks to the four climbers from Dream Mountains who have raised more than $21,000 for Habitat GO. Byron, Natalie, Heather and Megan are in Tanzania getting ready to climb Mount Kilimanjaro next week. We wish them all the best! To date, Dream Mountains has raised more than $1 million for six local charities, including Habitat GO.
To learn more . . .
Join Builders ClubBy joining Builders Club and becoming a monthly Habitat GO donor, you join a group of caring people who understand the world of difference that homeownership can make to a family in need of decent, affordable housing. Your regular, ongoing support will ensure that Habitat GO can continue to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.
Upcoming Global Village Trip to Fiji
Have you ever wanted to do a Global Village build? Marc Caron, team leader with Habitat for Humanity Canada's Global Village, is assembling a team of 12 to 16 volunteers for a build in Fiji from September 24 to October 4. The costs range from $4,500 to $4,800, which includes airfare, transportation, room and board and R&R.
New Hotel Furniture ReStore Donation
Our west-end ReStore at 7 Enterprise Ave. has just undergone an exciting renovation and our first shipment of furniture from the Sheraton Hotel has arrived! We have desks, tables, dressers, king-size sleigh bed frames and much more. You can view it on our Kijiji pageWe also have a brand new Facebook page that showcases all of our ReStore deals.

Your support helps a family help themselves. Every gift makes a difference.