Pensacola Habitat for Humanity ReStore received over $120,000 worth of brand-new items from Lowe’s in Gulf Breeze.
Lowe’s is one of the largest home improvement retailers from appliances, building supplies, hardware, home décor, and much more. Lowe’s in Gulf Breeze has been a continuous supporter of Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, and its supporters like this that fuel the Pensacola Habitat ReStore. This donation will not only supply the Pensacola ReStore, but the proceeds from selling these donations will support Pensacola Habitat’s mission of bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
“At Lowe’s, we have a list of sponsored donors that we can give to. However, when we give to Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, we know we’re giving back to the local community. The money stays local, whether it’s employing local people or helping people that are less fortunate. We’re giving back to our people that are living together here,” stated Karen Skipper, Gulf Breeze Lowe’s Store Manager.
Lowe’s donated a total of 12 truckloads and one flatbed load filled with products from the Lowe’s in Gulf Breeze. These items included outdoor furniture, tables, grills, wooden rockers, bistro sets, outdoor umbrellas, gazebos, and more! The total commercial retail value at Lowe’s pricing is over $120,000.
“Donations like these are what fuel Pensacola Habitat’s ReStore. I want to thank Lowe’s for this significant contribution and continuous support for the Pensacola Habitat ReStore. Each donation helps us make a larger impact in our community by making it possible for us to serve more individuals and families,” stated Clay Copeland, Director of Retail Operations.
The Pensacola Habitat for Humanity ReStore accepts donations of new and like-new household furniture and building materials. All revenue earned is reinvested into the community to provide affordable homeownership options to individuals and families in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. Drop off your donation to the Pensacola ReStore located at 6931 N 9th Ave, Suite 29, anytime between 10 am and 5:30 pm, Tuesday – Saturday, or schedule a free pick-up online by visiting pensacolarestore.com/donate.
About Pensacola Habitat for Humanity
Founded in 1981, Pensacola Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit, non-denominational, Christian ministry whose purpose is to improve communities through sustainable partnerships. Having built and renovated 1,400 homes, Pensacola Habitat seeks new and innovative ways to positively impact the community through various meaningful projects, including their Home Buyer and Neighborhood Revitalization programs. Pensacola Habitat for Humanity offers unique financing opportunities to qualified applicants to provide affordable home ownership in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. For more information, visit http://pensacolahabitat.org/.
About Habitat for Humanity International
Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern Georgia. The Christian housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 1,300 communities throughout the U.S. and in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit habitat.org.
About Pensacola Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Our local Habitat for Humanity Restore supports Pensacola Habitat for Humanity’s mission of building homes, communities and hope. Revenue earned by selling donated furniture, appliances, building materials, and more is reinvested in our community to provide affordable homeownership options to families in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Together we are changing lives right here at home. For more information, visit pensacolarestore.com.