The Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Charlottetown is transferring within the New Yr.
The group has offered its present constructing at 365 Mount Edward Street and will probably be transferring right into a leased area a number of blocks away within the outdated Sears location.
Jamie MacKay, the CEO of Habitat for Humanity P.E.I., mentioned the brand new area is about the identical dimension, however its format and placement are higher. There may be additionally ample parking.
“I believe we’ll get extra folks,” MacKay mentioned.
‘Extra visible to the general public’
“It is also a technique to revitalize simply the final really feel. You understand there may be extra site visitors circulate up there, it is extra visible to the general public. There are extra retail places up in that space.”
The ReStore accepts donations of family and different items and resells them to the general public. Proceeds go towards developing properties for low revenue households within the province.
MacKay mentioned the plan is to maneuver into the brand new ReStore in early January. He mentioned volunteers could be welcome to assist with the transfer, and with the operation of the brand new facility.
Extra from CBC P.E.I.