Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity engaged in a series of special activities over two weeks to highlight the need for safe, decent and affordable shelter within Fort Bend County.
The activities began on World Habitat Day, Oct. 3, and ended on October 29. During the two weeks the Habitat for Humanity ReStore celebrated their event with special promotions every hour on the hour, free prizes for the kids, free hot dogs, drinks and raffling off a special Habitat for Humanity tool box loaded with goodies.
“Habitat for Humanity’s goal is to bring attention to the need for adequate housing, not only here in Fort Bend County, but around the globe as well. We reached a major milestone on October 3rd when Habitat dedicated its 500,000th house in Maai Mahiu, Kenya, and began construction on our organization’s 500,001st house in Paterson, N.J.” says John Lopez, ReStore Manager for Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity.
Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore is a home improvement thrift store that accepts new and gently used items such as appliances, furniture, light fixtures, lumber and more via donations from the public and corporations and re-sells those items at substantially reduced prices. This in turn allows Habitat for Humantiy to purchase land and materials for the homes they construct. The ReStore is located at 13570 Murphy Rd. in Stafford. If you would like to donate materials please call them at 281-403-0700.