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Jefferson’s Ferry’s Announces Major Donation to Habitat for Humanity
Supplies Appliances, Cabinetry and Household Items

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South Setauket, NY…Aug. 29, 2017 Jefferson’s Ferry, a not-for-profit Life Plan Community, has made a significant donation commitment of household goods to Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk. The donations, which include lightly used major appliances, kitchen cabinetry, air conditioners, sinks, faucets and lighting fixtures, are being generated by the renovation and upgrades of cottages and apartments at Jefferson’s Ferry. Many of the donated goods are getting a second life in Habitat for Humanity building projects on Long Island, and the remainder is being sent to Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore outlet, which sells appliances, furniture and building materials to the public. All sales benefit Habitat for Humanity.

“As the premier Life Plan Community on Long Island it’s important that we continue to upgrade our members’ homes with the latest appliances, cabinetry and finishes. Through our partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk we also ensure that we are supporting our local community These donations not only support Habitat Suffolk’s mission of creating affordable homeownership, they also keep these useful household items from inhabiting landfills and provide communities with a source of low-cost building materials and home furnishings.” said Jefferson’s Ferry President and CEO Robert E. Caulfield. “We are pleased to be able to make this valuable donation to our neighbors.”

“We are very thankful for the continuous support we receive from Jefferson’s Ferry, whose donations go a long way toward helping those looking for a forever home,” Habitat for Humanity’s Director of Development, Les Scheinfeld said. “The generous contributions are a vital element in the process of taking a family’s dream and turning it into reality.”

About Jefferson’s Ferry (www.jeffersonsferry.org) Jefferson’s Ferry is a not-for-profit Life Plan Community for active adults age 62 and above, with cottages, apartments, assisted living, and a quality health care center all on one site. Located in South Setauket, a vibrant community along Long Island’s north shore, Jefferson’s Ferry is surrounded by various attractions, shopping, beaches, theaters, and a world-renowned university. Jefferson’s Ferry offers exceptional living and amenities, including restaurants, fitness center, indoor pool, computer center, library, recreational areas, gardens, and gazebos. A mix of cultural excursions, civic activities, and a community of residents who participate in shaping Jefferson’s Ferry’s future, ensures a spirited and engaged lifestyle.

About Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk (www.habitatsuffolk.org) Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk is an independently operated affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Their mission is to work in partnership with thousands of Suffolk County volunteers and responsible, low-income families of all races, religions and creeds to build and renovate homes so that there are decent houses in decent communities. Since 1988, Habitat Suffolk has empowered hundreds of families to achieve their dreams of homeownership through their affordable home ownership program. Habitat Suffolk’s goal is to build an average of 10-12 houses annually, building for as long as needed to make sure every family in Suffolk County has a simple, decent and affordable place to live and call home.

Photo Caption Jefferson’s Ferry Donates Kitchen Appliances to Habitat for Humanity Jefferson’s Ferry Life Plan Community recently donated a truckload of lightly used household goods, including electric ranges to Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk. The donations are being generated by the renovation and upgrades of cottages and apartments at Jefferson’s Ferry have been sent to Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore outlet, which sells appliances, furniture and building materials to the public. Pictured here, Jefferson’s Ferry’s Vice President of Hospitality Services Chris Adamo (center) with Habitat for Humanity volunteers Dennis Castiglia (left) and John Daquet.


 

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