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Umm… what’s a stripper lady?

Umm… what’s a stripper lady?

Like any business, Renesting has some jargon associated with our daily activities. One of the most eyebrow-raising phrases thrown around in the warehouse is: “We can give this to the stripper lady.” When new volunteers hear this, they generally have one of...

The World’s Best Voicemail

Everyone loves to be thanked for their hard work, but some thank yous hit your heart differently. And that is definitely the case with the world’s best voicemail. A few weeks before the stay-at-home orders went into effect, we received a voicemail from a client...

We care about YOU!

Here at Renesting, we have been so excited about being able to reopen, even though it is a slow and complicated process. We have introduced new protocols and a reduced calendar to keep our volunteers, donors, clients, and staff as safe as possible per the guidelines...

How to turn a house into a home

The reality for many of our clients is an empty dwelling. They have walls and a door. Rooms. A place to call their own. …but little to turn that dwelling into a home. They often don’t have or cannot provide the household goods they need to have a cup of...

Give for Good Wrap Up

With 135 donations from 126 unique donors, plus a prize of $500, Renesting raised a total of $22,667. Thank you!! Our donations ranged from $10.49 to $5,245.00 Thank you!! 30 of our donations were pre-scheduled, meaning we raised $2,840.67 before Give for Good even...

Rave Review of the color Red

As you probably already know, Renesting holds a monthly Pop Up Auction to help raise funds for our mission of serving those in need in the Shreveport-Bossier area. The Pop Up started in the Fall of 2018 and has become one of our staff’s and volunteer’s favorite parts...

Community of Givers

Since our communities were asked to stay at home and help flatten the curve, posts have circulated on social media urging organizations to support the businesses that supported them in the past. We want to heed that advice! Shreveport-Bossier is a community of givers,...

5 Ways You Can Volunteer From Home!

By now, everyone knows that staying home = staying safe. Here in Louisiana, it looks like we’ll be social distancing through the rest of April and possibly into May. Until Renesting can reopen its doors we wanted to find ways to stay connected while staying apart....