Habitat Restore announces tool drive


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Posted Online: May 15, 2013, 1:23 pm
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Everybody WINS at Garfield Ball Park!


Habitat for Humanity ReStore and Davenport East Little League are teaming up for a tool donation drive at the Garfield ball park May 20-25.

Bring unwanted and unneeded tools to the ballpark and...
Parents receive a receipt for taxes
ReStore Customers will find great bargains on the donated tools
Habitat for Humanity QC will receive funding to provide housing for more deserving families
Kids might even find more room in the garage for bikes or sports gear!

Types of tools accepted include the following:
Hand tools
Power tools
Shop tools
Garden tools

Bring tools to the Garfield ball park during one of the following times:

Monday - Friday, May 20-24 4:30 - 7 pm
Saturday, May 25th 10 a.m.-3:30

Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities
563-359-9066

Habitat ReStore
Your home for new and used building materials and home health care products
3629 Mississsippi Ave.,Davenport, IA 563-391-4949

















 




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