Volunteer Spotlight



Hometown: Naples, FL

“I like the people that I get to volunteer with at the Habitat ReStore and knowing that the ReStore does so much to help families in need. I have learned a lot about Habitat through my time volunteering, and it is so much bigger than what I had thought.”

November 30th, 2018|Volunteer Spotlight|

Louicemene and Jean

Loicemene and Jean

Hometown: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Louicemene and Jean have been a huge help in our East Naples ReStore, helping to clean and process merchandise as part of their process to become Habitat homeowners.

Did you know that every prospective Habitat homeowner puts in 500 hours of “sweat equity” as part of their journey to homeownership? Those hours are logged helping to build their homes and those of their neighbors on […]

October 5th, 2018|Volunteer Spotlight|


Hometown: Haiti

“I am volunteering at the ReStore because I want to serve people who are in need in my community. I was introduced to Habitat because I have friends and co-workers who live in Habitat homes and I have volunteered to help with their required volunteer hours.”

September 6th, 2018|Volunteer Spotlight|



Hometown: Naples, Florida

“I am going into my junior year at Palmetto Ridge High School and I’m volunteering at the ReStore in order to earn hours towards my Bright Futures scholarship. I also want to gain more experience with a nonprofit organization. I like that I am learning to better communicate with people and help out customers. ”


July 24th, 2018|Volunteer Spotlight|


 Hometown: Naples, Florida

“I just graduated from Golden Gate High School and I am volunteering with the ReStore because I like to help people. I enjoy working at the ReStore and interacting with friendly customers. I also like to organize and clean furniture because it makes the customers happy. I am glad to be working with such great staff who have become my friends.”

June 19th, 2018|Volunteer Spotlight|

Susan DiRenzo

Hometown: Naples, Florida.

”I like  volunteering for a great organization”


May 2nd, 2018|Volunteer Spotlight|

Wendy Rittweger

Wendy Rittweger

Hometown: Seymour, CT

“I like volunteering for the ReStore because I get to meet interesting customers and help them find what they need. I am working for a good cause with employees and other volunteers who are very helpful and friendly. I also get to watch homes be built for deserving applicants.”

February 9th, 2018|Volunteer Spotlight|

Norm Madden

Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina.

“Feels good to help others!”

December 15th, 2017|Volunteer Spotlight|

Jovani Trejo

Hometown: Naples, Florida.                                

“Everyone is very welcoming and devoted to what they do. It also helps me get out and do something that benefits the community in a positive way!”

November 8th, 2017|Volunteer Spotlight|

Stefanos Rinios

Hometown: Greece

“I enjoy volunteering with the staff members!”

October 4th, 2017|Volunteer Spotlight|