We’ve Diverted Over 1 Million Pounds From The Landfill

The Ogden ReStore is the
environmental-friendly store that
helps keep items out of the landfill

Ogden, UT (September 7th, 2018) — From opening day in October 2016 to the beginning of July 2018, the Habitat Ogden ReStore has calculated that 1,046,571 pounds of reusable items have been diverted from the local landfills. This is something to celebrate at the nonprofit thrift store as they pride themselves in being an eco-friendly company.

The Ogden ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement thrift store and donation center. This ReStore is independently-owned and operated by the nonprofit affiliate Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties. Habitat ReStores across the nation sell new and gently-used items that are donated by the community. All ReStores are unique and the inventory changes daily. The Ogden ReStore accepts different items as donations, including couches and other furniture, appliances, lighting, plumbing, building materials, and so much more. On their website, www.habitatwdrestore.org/donation, there is a list of things they do accept and do not accept. The ReStore offers pick-up services for donations and has a drop-off station on the South side of the building.

From October 2016 to July 2018, over 34,000 customers were served at the local Ogden ReStore. Proceeds from these customers went back to the affiliate to help other local low-income families in Weber and Davis Counties. Every purchase from the Ogden ReStore creates an opportunity for a better life for someone in need. Customers purchase these new and/or gently-used items to keep them out of the landfill. Everyone does their part at the ReStore.

Pounds Diverted

The Ogden ReStore strives to keep good and working items out of the landfill, priding themselves for being eco-friendly in the community. This nonprofit thrift store encourages those with homes, rentals, or DIY projects to come check out the selection of items available. Prices of these items are a fraction of the original cost.

ReStore infographic

In 2017, proceeds went towards two Habitat Homes for two families in need. One Habitat Home was for a disabled and retired veteran while the other was for a single mother and her two children. This year, proceeds are going towards the Guzman family, a single mother and her six children, along with the Norager family, Rodriguez family, and the Hadfield-Carey family. For more information, please visit www.habitatwd.org.

Our Habitat Families

Why We Do What We Do...

The Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties affiliate wants to remind everyone in the community that anyone can shop, donate, and volunteer at its ReStore. It makes a difference and every donation and purchase helps a family build a decent and affordable home. In 2017, over 2,400 volunteers have spent numerous hours in the ReStore, assisting the managers with customers, store appearance, and helping with drop-off and pick-up donations. It is with the help from members, volunteers, customers, and donors of the community that the nonprofit is able to assist other families in Weber and Davis Counties. Keep items out of the landfill and celebrate Earth Day everyday at the Ogden ReStore. Operating hours are Tuesday thru Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM, with the donation drop-off station open from 10 AM to 5:30 PM.

ABOUT HABITAT OGDEN RESTORE
The Habitat Ogden ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement thrift store and donation center. They sell gently-used and brand-new items at a fraction of the original cost. Proceeds go towards building and repairing homes for families in need who are living in Weber and Davis Counties. To learn more about the Ogden ReStore, please visit habitatwdrestore.org. Anyone can shop, donate, and volunteer at the Habitat nonprofit store.

ABOUT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF WEBER AND DAVIS COUNTIES
Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Their vision is to create “a world where everyone has a decent place to live.” This organization helps build and repair homes for those in need living in Weber and Davis Counties. They are currently raising funds for the Guzman family, a single mother and her 6 children. For more information, please visit the website at www.habitatwd.org.

Media Contact:
Maria Rague, Marketing Director
maria@habitatwd.org
801-475-9821

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