published Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area looking for spring cleaning castoffs

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    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area is requesting donations for its Spring Clean Donation Drive.
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HABITAT RESTORE REQUESTS

Items accepted in Habitat for Humanity’s Spring Clean Donation Drive include:

Working appliances

Cabinets

Furniture

Household items

Tools

Garden supplies

Outdoor furniture

Flooring/New carpet

Full containers of paint

Roofing

Lighting/Ceiling fans/Lamps

Fences

Hardware

Tile

Doors

Windows

Spring cleaning on your to-do list?

As area residents begin to move, remodel or declutter their homes, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area is hoping to receive any unwanted, gently used furniture, cabinetry, appliances, household items, tools and building supplies in its annual Spring Clean Donation Drive.

Donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday this month (April 5, 12, 19 and 26) at the Lowe's Home Improvement stores in Hixson (5428 Highway 153) and Chattanooga (2180 Gunbarrel Road). A Habitat ReStore truck will be stationed at the rear of the parking lots and manned by ReStore staff and volunteers during those hours.

All items are tax-deductible and should be clean and in good, working condition. Appointments for free pickup may be scheduled for items too large or too heavy to transport.

"All revenue generated from sales at our discounted home improvement store enables us to build more homes for working families in the greater Chattanooga community," says Marty Mauldin, operations manager at the Chattanooga ReStore.

Founded in 2004, the ReStore, 1150 E. 14th St., is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.

For more information, call 423-756-0507, visit www.habichatt.org or like Habitat ReStore's Facebook page.

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