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Repurposing & Creating Art for a Great Cause

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls Launches ReStorAtion Art Auction Article & Photos By Margaret Pennock

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reating safe and affordable housing for families in need has been the goal of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls since its inception in 1989. Since then, the organization has built more than 110 homes, helping more than 170 adults and 430 children. A branch of Habitat for Humanity, the Habitat ReStore, is a warehouse filled with surplus and pre-owned quality cabinets, light fixtures, doors, appliances and flooring available at 60 to 70 percent discount. The center is not only an incredibly green way to recycle home materials, it also helps Sioux Falls keep its landfill manageable, trimming an amazing 295 tons of building debris every year! Even better, all profits from the ReStore support the Habitat for Humanity mission. Habitat for Humanity Community Relations Director Niki Schillerstrom shares, “The ReStore started in the 1990s and it has been a very successful venture. However, we need to expand it in order to meet more requests for help. We currently assist eight or nine families, but we receive 70 to 80 ap-

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SIOUX FALLS WOMAN • februar y/march 2014

Sioux Falls Woman Magazine - Feb/March 2014  

The Largest Magazine Readership in the Sioux Empire

Sioux Falls Woman Magazine - Feb/March 2014  

The Largest Magazine Readership in the Sioux Empire

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