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Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island joins international Homes, Communities, Hope + You campaign to help Hawaii Island build back from COVID-19
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii May 21, 2020 - Hawaii Island communities have been hit hard by the economic shocks of COVID-19. The world was already experiencing a housing crisis, but now COVID-19 has revealed the extent of that crisis and added to its urgency.
The Homes, Communities, Hope + You campaign is a unique opportunity for Habitat organizations all around the world to unite as a global network to galvanize communities and emerge from this crisis stronger together.
Here on Hawaii Island the needs of families has never been more pronounced and Habitat Hawaii Island needs community support to help ensure that they are able to not just continue but accelerate work to ensure that everyone has a decent place to call home.
To donate, go to Habitat Hawaii Island’s website at www.habitathawaiiisland.org/donate.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HAWAII ISLAND RESTORES REOPENING MAY 12!
Kailua Kona, Hawaii, May 7, 2020 – Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island ReStores in Hilo, Kona and Waimea are scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. New hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm at our Waimea and Hilo ReStores, and 9:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Friday and 9:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday at our Kona ReStore. All three ReStores will be accepting drop off donations.
“Our ReStores are an integral component of our organization,” states Patrick Hurney, Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island. “Not only does it provide an affordable shopping alternative for Hawaii Island residents, it also reduces the amount of reusable waste to our landfills and helps support our mission to build affordable homes for families in need on Hawaii Island.”
Health and safety are our priority. All shoppers are to wear a mask while in the store or dropping off donations. Social distancing will be implemented, too.
For more information, please contact a ReStore nearest to you:
HILO RESTORE (808)935-6677
KONA RESTORE (808)331-8010
WAIMEA RESTORE (808)885-9091
NO DONATION PICK UP AT THIS TIME. DROP OFF DONATIONS ACCEPTED.
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