Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2013
The Greensboro Habitat for Humanity ReStore will host environmentally-friendly events in celebration of Earth Day during the week of April 22-27. Habitat for Humanity ReStores are retail outlets that accept donated goods and resell them to the general public at a fraction of the retail price to help local Habitat affiliates fund the construction of homes within their communities.
“This year the Habitat ReStore will celebrate Earth Day throughout the week of April 22nd-27th to promote the concepts of ReUse, ReCycle, ReStore,” said Allison Jehlicka, Greensboro ReStore Donation Coordinator. “In years past, we have been blessed with large donations of springtime items and held sales on Earth Day. This year, we’re going a bit further by partnering with other local agencies and organizations to promote the ways residents of Greensboro can make a difference on our local environment.”
The following is a schedule of Greensboro Habitat ReStore’s Earth Day activities:
Materials sold by Habitat ReStores are donated by local retailers, contractors and individuals in the community. There are 700 stores in the U. S. and Canada. To find a location, visit habitat.org/restore.
Founded by former U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement.
About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro
Habitat Greensboro was formed in 1987 by four Christians in response to their Habitat experience in Peru. As one of our founders says, “Time, sweat, perseverance and love have developed the vision into a successful organization and community.” They built five homes that first year, and quickly expanded to build 10 homes annually. Twenty five years later, Habitat Greensboro has expanded to almost 5,000 volunteers and 30 staff who build, renovate and provide critical repairs to 30 to 35 homes each year. Visit our website at HabitatGreensboro.org for the latest news and updates.