Carry the Story Blog

Peter Roskam visits Re:new

Peter Roskam visits Re:new
Last week, we welcomed Peter Roskam, U.S. Representative to Re:new. He toured our store + studio and met with the Artisans. They loved sharing t...

English Classes at Re:new

English Classes at Re:new
English Classes at Re:new For the last several months, volunteers have been teaching English classes on Thursday evenings at Re:n...

Timothy Botts Fabric Scroll

Timothy Botts Fabric Scroll
On Monday, we hosted an Open House to unveil an amazing fabric scroll, created by noted calligrapher Timothy Botts. The scroll was created to hono...

Happy International Women's Day!

Happy International Women's Day!
We are proud to celebrate the amazing Re:new Artisans and New Students on International Women's Day! Thank you for partnering with us as we creat...

Re:new Wins Nonprofit of the Year!

Re:new Wins Nonprofit of the Year!
 Thank you for voting for Re:new for the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce's Nonprofit of the Year -- we WON! We are so honored to accept this w...

New Fabric Donation Policy

New Fabric Donation Policy
  At Re:new, we thrive thanks to donations we receive, especially those that come in the form of fabric. We are so grateful for the amazing text...

Artisan Promotions

Artisan Promotions
  So many exciting things are happening at Re:new, especially the recent promotions of Farida, Nigora and Shatha. Farida and Nigora were promoted t...

Send a Valentine to Re:new Artisans & New Students

Send a Valentine to Re:new Artisans & New Students
We love celebrating Valentine's Day, as it's a reminder to revel in the goodness of all of the wonderful relationships in...

Our New Studio

Our New Studio
2018 is off to a wonderful start! Thanks to our dedicated staff and volunteers, we overhauled o...

What We Love About Re:new

What We Love About Re:new
What We Love About Re:new! Several months ago, we asked our Artisans, staff and dedicated volunteers what they love about Re:new. T...

Thank you!

Thank you!
Happy New Year! 2018 is off to a great start. Thanks to your generosity, we exceeded our $15,000 donor match challenge. We are so thankful for th...

Holiday Edition Touch A Life Collection

Holiday Edition Touch A Life Collection
  HOLIDAY EDITION TOUCH A LIFE COLLECTION This December, we partnered with Touch A Life to create beautiful handbags and accessories utilizing bat...