Frequently Asked Questions

Where are we located? When are we open?

We are located at 1904 Granby St. in Norfolk … behind Doumar’s. Our hours are Wednesday-Saturday from 12pm-6pm.

How can you contact us?

You can email us at info@creativereusecenter.org or click here for other contact options.

Are we accepting donations? What items do we accept?

Yes, we are accepting donations of new and gently used arts and crafts supplies every Wednesday-Saturday between 12pm-6pm. Please do not drop things during non-business hours. Click for a detailed list of items we accept as donations.

Can you volunteer at the ReUse Center?

Yes, we’d love to have your help. There’s all kinds of opportunities from working in the store, to assisting at events to teaching other. Click for more information about volunteering.

Where does the money we raise go?

The 757 Creative ReUse Center is an independent, volunteer-run 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The money we raise from our retail store, events and other donations goes right back into building a solid financial foundation for the organization. Our long-term goal is to make the Creative ReUse Center self-sustaining and reliably generate funding for even more community building and education using creative reuse. Click for more information about our mission and vision.

What is Creative Reuse?

Creative Reuse can mean different things to different people. But the core of the concept is to reuse or repurposing items and materials that might have otherwise gone to waste, perhaps ending up in a landfill or worse. The magic behind it is the creativity … that artists, crafters, makers and teachers employ to transform unwanted or underutilized materials into something great. Something that’s inspiring like a piece of art. Or something that’s functional like furniture or even clothing.

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