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Your old furniture can help end poverty

Published 9:46am Wednesday, March 27, 2013

My name is JB Miller and besides being a Ironton native and long-time radio personality, over a year ago, I also accepted the position as Habitat for Humanity Restore manager here in the Tri-State area.

And I’m absolutely thrilled to be part of the Habitat family!

Huntington Area Habitat Restore is a retail outlet that receives donations from area businesses and great people like you and sells them at 70 percent off retail.

Our efforts help fund Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry that has helped to build or repair more than 600,000 decent, affordable houses, serving more than 3 million people worldwide.

Our vision: a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Over the past year, we’ve been blessed with incredible donations which are sold at our retail location at 240 Third Ave. in Huntington.

All of the proceeds from the sale of your donated goods are sown right back into building more local Habitat homes locally.

Things such as tables, chairs, shelving, appliances, glassware, dishes, coolers, tile, signage or virtually any item which may be resold to support the Habitat vision. And the best news is these items can be picked up at your location absolutely free.

In the Tri-State area, we all know something of the tragedy of poverty. The heart-breaking truth is hundreds of families in our own area are in need of improved housing and a better quality of life.

Habitat Restore is the organization’s biggest resource for raising funds to help these struggling families.

Please join with me in sharing this information with area businesses, your friends and neighbors to spread the word about Habitat Restore. And together, we can help put an end to poverty housing.

Should you have items now or in the future which will benefit our cause that you wish to donate, please feel free to contact us.

I look forward to working with you.

 

JB Miller is an Ironton native and the manager of the Huntington Area Habitat Restore. He can be reached at (304) 781-1333.

 

 

 

 

 

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