Habitat for Humanity opening new ReStore in Lenexa this fall
LENEXA, Kan. — If you happen to plan to make any upgrades to your house, a brand new dwelling enchancment and donation middle in Johnson County may rating you large financial savings. Habitat for Humanity of Kansas Metropolis will open its fifth ReStore location in Lenexa later this fall.
The brand new ReStore can be housed inside a 56,000 square-foot constructing positioned at 9605 Cube Lane. Tom Ryan, director of Habitat KC ReStore, stated this location would be the largest within the Kansas Metropolis space.
“All these homes and households round can come to us to search out actually cheap, low value issues they may do to assist transform their houses, make enhancements,” Ryan stated.
ReStore sells gently-used furnishings, home equipment and constructing supplies at a reduced value. Ryan estimates roughly 80% of ReStore stock comes from donations.
“The demographics on this space would be the finest demographics of any of our retailer places. The quantity of households which might be shut, inside 5, 10 miles of right here, are improbable,” Ryan stated.
“We’re a donation primarily based group. We depend on donations from the general public, so if we will pull from that many households this may very well be an excellent location for us.”
Proceeds from the ReStore go in the direction of Habitat for Humanity’s inexpensive housing applications.
“Our objective is to place 27 households in houses this yr. Each greenback we make goes in the direction of that, a share of it,” Lenexa ReStore supervisor Brooke McPhail stated.
Carrie Wilson, advertising and communications director of Habitat for Humanity Kansas Metropolis ReStore, stated Habitat helps inexpensive housing choices by way of home preservation and home building applications.
“It’s not simply constructing homes. We just about attempt to contact any a part of inexpensive housing. We work with a number of neighborhood members, town to assist to do this inside the Kansas Metropolis space so we will make the most important affect attainable,” Wilson stated.
Restore affords free curb-side pickup for big donations. McPhail stated shifting into an area with a pre-existing loading dock will make it simpler for volunteers to unpack donations. McPhail stated volunteers have performed a vital position in getting the shop able to open.
“It’s been a fully superb expertise from begin to end already, and now we have nowhere to go however up,” McPhail stated.
You could find extra info on volunteer alternatives on the Habitat for Humanity of Kansas Metropolis website.
The Lenexa Restore will start accepting neighborhood donations in mid-August. The grand opening for the Lenexa ReStore is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 4. The ReStore can be open Monday by way of Friday from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m.
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