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Habitat PBC ReStores Sees Record-Breaking Sales

By July 18, 2023November 2nd, 2023In the News, Making a Difference
GL Homes supports Habitat for Humanity by donating appliances.

GL Homes Vice President of Community Relations Sarah Alsofrom and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Palm Beach County Chief Development Officer Julia Murphy

Photo credit: Tracey Benson Photography

Thanks to a generous donation of new and scratch and dent appliances from GL Homes to Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, Habitat ReStores had recording-breaking sales! 
Several days after the GL Homes donation, Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County Chief Development Officer Julia Murphy reported,  “the total store sales from the GL Homes donation was $37,430 over 6 days ($6,238 per day). This is the largest amount we have raised in a six-day timeframe.”
Those appliances were sold at Habitat ReStores, which are home improvement thrift stores and donation centers. ReStores sell quality merchandise, building materials and household items to the public at a fraction of the retail price.  The money generated from sales goes back into Habitat programs.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Palm Beach County is a 501(c)(3) organization and an affiliate of a global nonprofit, Habitat for Humanity International serving Palm Beach County. Families and individuals in need of a safe, decent, and affordable housing partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves.