Members of Windsor’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore team visited the Ron W. Ianni Faculty of Law building last week to collect 22 filing cabinets, five tables, five book carts, two large cabinets, a steel desk, and a number of loose metal items including mail sorters and coat racks.
The goods were donated to support the Transforming Windsor Law project timeline. In its current phase, Windsor Law is working to move, donate, and discard items in the law building to decommission it in preparation for renovations to begin in January.
When asked about the impact the donation will have on the Windsor community, Habitat for Humanity general manager Rick Young said donations like this one help to build important partnerships and strengthen ties with long-standing champions like the University of Windsor.
“In 2019, Habitat ReStore moved to our new location in a higher traffic area and saw a total of 49,401 people making the socially conscious decision to shop at our new store,” says Young. “With the support of Windsor-Essex organizations, we have perfected the salvage program which diverted 1.87 million pounds of goods from landfills.
“The University of Windsor, as a pillar of our community, is a celebrated partnership which through ongoing strategic partnership can continue to benefit our organizations, community and environment.”