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http://www.bignyc.org/
 
Build It Green – NYC is New York City’s only non-profit retail outlet for salvaged and surplus building materials. Their warehouse has everything from panel doors to high end refrigerators and shutters to movie props. They are able to keep these materials out of the landfill, while offering deep discounts on their resale.

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http://www.cdsaok.org/

CDSA Community Solutions works with others to identify needs, secure resources and deliver services that improve lives in the community.

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http://www.elcentroinc.com/

El Centro strives to strengthen communities and empower families through educational, social and economic opportunities. Their programs and services are aimed at strengthening family ties and, as a result, to make the community a better place to live and work.

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http://www.habitat.org/getinv/materials_donations.aspx

Habitat for Humanity builds safe and affordable homes for people in need. Many of them operate ReStores, which sell reusable and surplus building materials, furniture and appliances to the public. The proceeds fund local Habitat house construction. 

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http://www.habitatlasvegas.org/

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas works to make the community a better place to live for everyone by building single family homes. They revitalize and stabilize neighborhoods that cannot support private development. Sponsors, donors, volunteers and families work together to build homes, settle families and grow a community of neighbors.

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http://www.habitatbirmingham.org/

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Birmingham provides affordable housing options. Volunteers work alongside the homeowners to help build homes, communities and hope.

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http://www.morganhabitat.org/

Habitat for Humanity of Morgan County is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing. They provide opportunities for the community to show God’s love in action in partnership with people in need. Together they break the cycle of poverty by providing decent, affordable housing and improving the quality of life of partner families.

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http://www.habitatswalabama.org/

Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Alabama is a Christian housing ministry. They are dedicated to eliminating poverty housing as a matter of conscience and action. Habitat builds simple decent houses in partnership with people in need in the community. Through donations of time, materials and investment, Habitat houses are sold to families at no profit, financed with affordable no-interest loans.

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http://www.stcharlesrestore.org/

The Habitat St. Charles ReStore is a building materials thrift store.  Donated building materials and select home goods, both new and used, are sold to the public at extremely discounted prices.  All donated items receive a tax deduction receipt and are resold tax free for an even bigger savings!  The funds raised help build simple, decent, affordable homes for deserving families in St. Charles County.

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http://www.homesforourtroops.org/site/PageServer

Homes for Our Troops is committed to helping those who have selflessly given to our country and have returned home with serious disabilities and injuries since September 11, 2001. They assist severely injured Veterans and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials and professional labor to build homes for them that provides maximum freedom of movement and the ability to live more independently.

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http://wish.org/about
 
Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has given hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions. The organization started with one boy’s wish to be a police officer and has evolved into an organization that grants a child’s wish in the U.S. every 40 minutes.

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www.rtsnv.org

Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada (RTSNV) provides free home repairs and accessibility modifications for low-income homeowners. They work with the community to preserve affordable homeownership by bringing volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners throughout Southern Nevada. Services are provided at no cost to qualified homeowners.

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http://www.secondchanceinc.org/

Second Chance, Inc. creates “green collar jobs” by taking apart buildings that would otherwise be demolished and dumped in a landfill.  They then offer the reclaimed materials — and other donated items — to the public at a discount, which helps to fund their job training and workforce development programs.

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http://www.loadingdock.org/

The Loading Dock, Inc. is Maryland’s premier building materials reuse facility, offering great deals and interesting finds to people who need inexpensive housing improvement and building materials and are interested in keeping material out of the waste stream. Their mission is to increase the supply and use of affordable building materials for housing and community improvements by redirecting landfill-bound, reusable materials into productive use. 

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www.rebuildingcenter.org

The ReBuilding Center, a project of Our United Villages, is a vibrant resource working to strengthen the environmental, economic and social fabric of local communities. It carries the region’s largest volume of used building and remodeling materials and provides resources that make home repairs affordable to everyone. Stop by to browse the ever-changing inventory including sinks, tubs, tile, lumber, doors, windows, trim and much more.

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http://www.wiregrasshabitat.org/

Wiregrass Habitat for Humanity is a Christian ministry dedicated to showing God’s love in action through partnering with their communities to improve the quality of lives by providing decent, affordable housing.

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