After moving to its current location over a year ago, Gloucester-Mathews Habitat for Humanity ReStore is indeed still open despite what some may have been led to believe.
Habitat for Humanity Board President Mike Davis said he and others in the organization have discovered that many in the county have been told the ReStore is closed.
Since moving to its current location in Hayes in January 2021, the local ReStore has seen a drop in in-store traffic, said Davis. Habitat for Humanity board member Howard Mixon said he was shocked when learned so many in the community thought the store had closed. To make matters worse, he said, some online search engines have the Gloucester-Mathews ReStore listed as “permanently closed.”
To correct the misinformation in the county, Davis said they’ve placed signs in front of other business and have continued to be active in social media. They have also been promoting a number of new specials recently including monthly rotating discounts on selec...
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