I found out today that Joi (photo), our future homeowner of the Habitat for Humanity house we are building for her in Mableton, Georgia, had her furniture and other belongings stored in a storage locker while waiting for her new home to be built.
She worked on the house with us Saturday, only to find out later that her storage locker, along with 17 others, was broken into over the weekend. She is devastated at this bad news. What should have been a happy occasion is now ripped to shreds by scum-of-the-earth thieves.
There is some help coming in the form of Pat of our church that owns a home staging company. She had already planned to rally our church members and her business associates to donate furniture to Joi and to stage her new home. Now it looks like we need to come up with even more. Stay tuned. If you would like to help with monetary donations, contact the PCCH site (also there is a link on the side bar) or Pat at firstname.lastname@example.org .
We don’t have a procedure yet, but the PCCH is a 501 corporation through the church and it should be counted as a donation there. Checks to them need to be made to “First Presbyterian Church, Marietta” and marked “Habitat donation for Joi” mail to: First Presbyterian Church, 189 Church Street, Marietta, GA 30060-1629, attention “Habitat Mission, Bob White”.
Anything that comes through me or Pat would need to be made out to “Macland Presbyterian Church”, and marked “Habitat donation for Joi”, mail to: Macland Presbyterian Church, 3615 Macland Road • Powder Springs, Ga • 30127-1336 , attention: “Habitat Missions Team”, If you live in the area and want to make furniture or other physical donations, contact Pat or the PCCH, or let me know through a comment and I’ll contact you by email.
Such thieves are trully miseable excuses for human beings.
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