ReStore volunteer, Alice Impraim has been dedicating her time to our ReStore in Concord since the day it opened in July 2015, but her connection with Habitat for Humanity goes back to more than 20 years! Alice  began volunteering with Habitat East Bay/Silicon Valley, and the former Mount Diablo Habitat affiliate, by preparing lunch with her church group to feed the volunteers on Habitat construction sites. She later became a construction volunteer herself, working on sites in Pittsburg, Livermore, Bay Point, Walnut Creek, and most recent our development in Martinez.
Alice now spends a few days a week managing the register, helping to set the floor with new merchandise, and pricing at ReStore Concord. “Alice is like the mother of ReStore by keeping everyone in line, but ensuring everyone is having fun at the same time,” says Veronica Altangerel, ReStore Concord Manager.

According to Alice, Habitat’s mission of providing affordable housing for those in need that has kept her engaged with us for so many years. However, Alice’s dedication as also been an inspiration to others, including Tori Bommarito, Faith & Community Partnerships Manager. “Volunteers like Alice inspire others to get involved,” Tori shared.  It makes such a difference to have volunteers on board who are committed on a personal level, they are the heart of Habitat’s mission.

Thank you, Alice, for your 20+ years of dedication!

3 comments on “Volunteer Highlight”

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    shan on February 11, 2017

    Congratulations Alice on sharing a passion towards humanity, for humanity. Its souls like yours that give silent boosts to those needing a sometimes silent lift of their own! Thank you HFH, for not only recognizing her commitment, but going a lil further and writing this bio of her services for those of us who support on the outside. Its rare these days to learn of such amazing stories! I don’t know Alice, but I definitely can commend and appreciate her ethics as a whole. Way to go!!!!!

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    Juan on February 11, 2017

    Thank you Alice for been part of our team! Thank you very much!

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    Justin on March 21, 2017

    Thank you Alice for all your help at the Restore

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