Omaha’s first Habitat ReStore, located at 1003 S. 24 St., opened its doors in 2000 and has been selling building materials and home fixtures at a fraction of the retail cost ever since.
In August 2012, Omaha’s second Habitat ReStore opened at 10910 Emmet St. Both locations are open to the public and proud to offer affordable, eco-friendly ways for those living in and around the Omaha area to purchase quality new and used home maintenance and building supplies. Omaha’s Habitat ReStore outlets have diverted a substantial number of usable items from local landfills. In 2016, more than 3,200 tons of materials were diverted from the landfill and given a second life through Habitat ReStore.
What is Habitat for Humanity ReStore?
Habitat ReStore is a discount home improvement outlet that sells new, used, and surplus merchandise at prices 50-70% less than their retail cost. In addition to providing the public with low-cost building materials, Habitat ReStore helps the environment by diverting usable materials from local landfills. Since 2001, Omaha’s Habitat ReStore outlets have diverted approximately 20,800 tons of material from the landfill.
Is Habitat ReStore open to the public?
Yes, everyone is welcome to shop, donate, or volunteer at Omaha’s Habitat ReStore locations.
Where are Omaha’s Habitat ReStore outlets located?
What are the store hours?
South Habitat ReStore: Monday-Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm; Sunday: Closed
West Maple Habitat ReStore: Monday-Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm; Sunday: Closed
Where does the merchandise come from?
Merchandise comes from donations by private individuals, local contractors, and local businesses.
How often do Omaha’s Habitat ReStore outlets get new merchandise?
Donations come in on a daily basis, meaning both Habitat ReStore locations consistently have new merchandise for sale. Some items, such as paint and flooring, are always in stock.
How are items priced at Habitat ReStore?
Habitat ReStore uses a price guideline that details most of the inventory. Most items are priced 50-70% less than retail cost.
How are the proceeds from sales used?
Omaha’s Habitat ReStore outlets donate 100% of the net proceeds to Habitat for Humanity of Omaha to help build a stronger community.
How do I donate to Habitat ReStore?
You can either drop off your material at our donations centers during regular business hours or schedule a pickup for larger items. Pickups are scheduled based on zip code and are available Monday – Friday, between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. For questions about accepted items, please visit our donations page. For any further questions or to inquire about scheduling a pickup, please call our donation line at 402.884.6976.
Are my donations tax-deductible?
Yes, you will be given a tax receipt that you will be able to use for deduction purposes.
Does Habitat ReStore place a value for tax purposes on donated items?
No, the value is determined by you and your accountant.
How can my business get involved?
Businesses can donate surplus inventory, reusable leftover material, or a supply of incorrectly ordered material. Please call our donation line at 402.884.6976 with any questions.
How can I get involved?
There are three ways to get involved with Habitat ReStore—donating, shopping and volunteering. There are a number of service opportunities at Omaha’s Habitat ReStore outlets. Volunteers do everything from accepting and loading donations to answering the phone and working with customers. If you’re interested in donating, please call 402.884.6976. To find out more about volunteering at Habitat ReStore, please call 402.884.7786.