MGK’s Gimme Shelter with Habitat for Humanity
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July 3011:00 am - 3:00 pm
Habitat For Humanity Philadelphia ReStore, 2318 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19146 + Google Map

Classic Rock 102.9 MGK & Habitat For Humanity Philadelphia team up with housing help for families in need of affordable housing solutions.

On Saturday July 30th 2022, from 11am – 3pm, join MGK at the Habitat For Humanity Philadelphia ReStore (2318 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19146). Drop off new and gently used home goods, hardware, and construction materials. For your comfort and safety, we’re offering a contact-free option. Habitat uses 100% of the ReStore profits to help build and repair homes in our area. MGK’s John DeBella Show, Matt Cord, Andre Gardner, and Tony Harris will broadcast live. All on-site donors will receive a commemorative Gimme Shelter t-shirt and a pair of tickets to MGK BIG GIG concert (while supplies last).

What’s Accepted:

Tools: hand or power tools, in good working condition with all parts, cords, batteries

Hardware: door & cabinet knobs, hinges, locks, fasteners

Electrical: fixtures, parts, supplies

Lumber: dimensional (6’ or longer), sheet (1/2 sheet or more), free of rot, nails, screws

Plumbing: toilets, vanities, shower enclosures. Must be clean & in usable condition

Roofing: unopened, non-damaged bundles, non-expired adhesive, unused gutters

Doors: interior, exterior, screen, security. No broken glass or damaged wood. Remove doorknobs & bag to sell separately

Windows: wood or vinyl, new construction or retrofit. NO metal or single pane, no broken glass or damaged wood.

Appliances: Refrigerators, ranges, range hoods, washing machines, dryers, furnaces, kitchen appliances. Must be less than 8 years old, clean and in working condition, slight scratch/dent okay. Must have all parts/accessories.

Furniture: Overall excellent condition. Upholstery must be clean, free of stains, not worn, torn or damaged

Other Ways To Help:

  1. Donate to the ReStore at a Later Date, or Schedule a Pick-up:

Can’t make it to the ReStore on July 30th? No problem. Stop by the ReStore during their regular hours, or schedule a free donation pick-up. Get all of the details HERE.

  1. Monetary Donation:

Everyone deserves a decent place to live, and even the smallest amount will add up, and make a difference:

$25 – buys a weatherization kit to keep a door sealed and draft free; keeps home energy efficient and lowers utility bills for homeowners

$50 – buys the painting supplies to repaint a rebuilt front porch; contributes to the revitalization of a home, block, and neighborhood

$100 – buys three panels of yard fencing; provides a safe place for kids to be kids

$250 – rebuilds a homeowner’s basement stairs and installs a handrail; improves structural stability, safety, and accessibility

$500 – provides a foreclosure prevention workshop for future homeowners as part of a broader menu of financial literacy classes; ensures success and longevity in homes

$1,000 – buys a washer and dryer; allows a family to do laundry while making dinner or doing homework in the comfort of their own home

Donate HERE

About Habitat For Humanity Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s vision is a city where everyone has a decent place to live. To date, we have built 246 homes and repaired more than 700. None of this is possible without you, the Habitat Family. Your support allows more families to have a safe, warm, and dry place to call home.

About Habitat For Humanity Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is an independently chartered affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), the largest nonprofit homebuilder worldwide.
Locally, their mission is to transform lives and our city by building and repairing homes in partnership with families in need, and uniting all Philadelphians around the cause of affordable housing. Their vision is a city where all Philadelphians live in safe, affordable homes.

Habitat Philadelphia recently completed Oxford Green, a 20-unit affordable home community in North Philadelphia. This marks 238 homes built by Habitat in our city and more than 600 repaired. None of this is possible without you, the Habitat Family. At a time when home means more, your support allows more families to have a safe, warm, and dry place to call home.