Utah News
12:29 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Southern Utah habitat for humanity stores fundraise for Texas, Oklahoma

Habitat for Humanity stores in Utah are joining together to give back to Oklahoma and Texas.
Credit Habitat for Humanity

With news of the devastation left in the wake of tornadoes that ripped through both Oklahoma and Texas destroying homes, killing and injuring more than 100 people, Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah has created a way to to help.

The tornadoes that ripped through Oklahoma and Texas over the last few weeks have killed and injured more than 100 people. In Granbury, Texas, of the 61 homes built by Habitat for Humanity and their homeowners, 58 were damaged or destroyed.



Two of the houses in Granbury were under construction with one to be dedicated on Saturday, May 18, and was destroyed.  In response to the tragedies, Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah will be introducing the ReStore Round-Up Program.  

The cashiers of Southern Utah Habitat for Humanity ReStore will be asking you to round up your purchase to the nearest dollar.  100% of the rounded up purchases from now until May 31, 2013 will go directly to relief efforts in both Texas and Oklahoma.  

Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah ReStore will also be donating 10% of all purchases through the end of the month towards relief efforts.  

For more information on the ReStores in Utah, visit their websites:

Park City

Utah Valley

Salt Lake City

St. George