Pictured from left to right: Bob Watson, Marketing Professor, WCSU; Michelle Barney, Assistant Manager - Donations, Housatonic Habitat 's ReStore; Tyler Glunt, Manager, Savers; Mary Ellen Loncto, President, Ridgefield Thrift Shop; Susan Roberts, Manager, King Street United Church of Christ Thrift Shop; Terry Hansen, Deer Hill Thrift Shop; Kara Illium, Housatonic's Admin; and Fran Normann, Housatonic Habitat's Executive Director.

Local Thrift Shops meet to learn how to impact area shoppers

Housatonic Habitat for Humanity hosted the first meeting of a new collaboration between region thrift shows to highlight the growing regional impact of this resale industry. Representatives of Thrifts Shops, which support a variety of non-profit missions, discussed ways to combine forces to publicize their operations, missions, and re-use/re-cycle missions.  The meeting comes on the […]


Property Brothers fame receive Habitat for Humanity’s highest honor

Entrepreneurs, TV personalities, best-selling authors and world-renowned construction and real estate experts Jonathan and Drew Scott have been selected as Habitat Humanitarians in recognition and furtherance of their dedication to Habitat for Humanity’s vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Receiving the highest recognition offered by Habitat for Humanity, the […]