2020 Habitat for Humainity Red Deer Upcycle Challenge


DIY your project using at least 80% recycled material from the ReStore.


We’re looking for up to 12 contestants who want to upcycle and DIY an item from the ReStore for the chance to win up to $400 in Visa gift cards!

Your project will show the potential behind recycling and upcycling good quality furniture and materials to make something unique and creative!


Projects will be featured at the Red Deer Home Show March 6-8, 2020 and voted on by show attendees. Projects will then be auctioned off in a silent auction, with all proceeds going to Habitat Red Deer.


Contestants must register with Habitat Red Deer by February 11, 2020. To register contact our Development and Communication Coordinator, Dallas Green at dallas.green@habitatreddeer.ca or call her at 403-309-6080 ext. 103.


Up to 12 contestants may participate in the 2020 Upcycle Challenge and must register with Habitat Red Deer by February 11, 2020 in order to participate.


The contest is free to enter, and the participants are to pick up supplies from the ReStore free of charge for use on their projects.


Each participant will also be reimbursed for up to $50 for any additional purchase of necessary supplies or materials not available at our ReStore. At least 80% of the final item produced must be composed from materials sourced from the ReStore.


Participants must submit a 20-30 second video by February 18th highlighting their project idea and creation process to Habitat Red Deer. On March 4, 2020 final projects will be delivered to Habitat Red Deer. All projects will be showcased at the Habitat booth at the Red Deer Home Show March 6-8, 2020 for silent auction with all proceeds going to support Habitat Red Deer.


Show attendees will vote for the Top 3 Most Creative Projects in order of preference. Prizes will be awarded in the form of Visa gift cards; for first place $400; second place $300; and third place $150.

The Habitat for Humanity Red Deer Upcycle Challenge is sponsored by  






Habitat for Humanity Red Deer Region Society is dedicated to helping Central Alberta families build better lives through affordable homeownership. For more information, please visit http://habitatreddeer.ca/


Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Habitat for Humanity Red Deer Upcycle Challenge.


1st Place - Andrea Gelineau - Grodesky

2nd Place - Stephanie Schatz

3rd Place - Chelsea Clark

For more information on Habitat for Humanity Red Deer Region Society, please visit http://habitatreddeer.ca/