Habitat For Humanity To Open New ReStore In Greenacres

Local officials will help cut the ribbon on Habitat for Humanity Palm Beach County’s newest and largest ReStore, in the Mil Lake plaza at 4639 Lake Worth Road in Greenacres, on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Greater Lantana Chamber of Commerce. Light refreshments will be served, and tours of the 19,000-square-foot facility will be offered.

Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. To schedule a free pickup of donated items, call (561) 253-2290. For additional information about donating, visit www.habitatpbc.org/stores/donate.

Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, founded in 1986, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the elimination of substandard housing by building simple, decent, safe, affordable houses for low-income, hardworking families.

Each Habitat partner family is required to invest a minimum of 400 sweat equity hours of their own labor into the construction of homes before being eligible to purchase their home utilizing a 30-year, no-interest loan.

The affiliate’s service area extends from Hypoluxo Road in the south to the Martin County line in the north, and from Palm Beach to Lake Okeechobee.

For more about Habitat for Humanity, visit www.habitatpbc.org or call (561) 253-2080.

ABOVE: Erick Brown, a ReStore employee, holds a recycling sign.