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First Energy Donates to Morris Habitat for Humanity ReStore

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First Energy is pleased to partner with Morris Habitat for Humanity to provide a grant to support Operator Safety Training for the ReStore staff and volunteers.

A check for $2,500 from First Energy Foundation was presented to Morris Habitat and the ReStore on Jan. 16.  Pictured are Mel Oppenheimer, ReStore Advisory Committee; Blair Schleicher Bravo, CEO Morris Habitat; Michael Obremski, Area Manager, First Energy; Liz DeCoursey, COO Morris Habitat; Ben Roberts, ReStore Director.

For more information on Morris Habitat and its activities, go to http://morrishabitat.org or call 973.891.1934.

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About Morris Habitat for Humanity:

Morris Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization committed to building homes, communities and hope. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Morris Habitat builds new homes and provides home repair services to income eligible families.  Morris Habitat collaborates with other Habitat affiliates and related housing organizations to improve the affordable housing stock in the region, and over the last four years has more than doubled the number of homes built. Morris Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion.

Since 1985 Morris Habitat has served over 400 households though home ownership opportunities, home preservation, and international home building programs. Proceeds from the ReStore, opened May 2007, have helped to fund construction of while diverting almost 5,800 tons of useable material from local landfills.   The ReStore store is located at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph and store hours are Tues. & Thur. 10 - 8 p.m., Wed, Fri & Sat 10 - 6 p.m.  

 

 

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