Brevard Habitat For Humanity Names New ReStore Director
By Space Coast Daily // April 10, 2015
Suzanne Olson IS NEW ReStore Director
ABOVE VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity’s ReStores are treasure hunts where good finds fund good work. Experience the life cycle of a donated item.
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Habitat for Humanity of Brevard County, Inc. has named Suzanne Olson to the newly created position of ReStore Director.
Olson was hired March 30 and her role will be to expand the community outreach and donation base of the ReStore, located at 4515 Babcock Street in Palm Bay.
Prior to joining Habitat, Ms. Olson spent 30 years in retail management including human resources, operations, single and multi-store supervision and non-profit growth.
“I am very excited to be a part of an organization that is doing such important work in our community,” said Olson.
“The opportunity to serve Brevard County families in need is a great honor.”
The Brevard Habitat ReStore is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on Sundays.
Donations of new and gently used appliances, home furnishings and building materials are accepted and welcomed, and ReStore trucks and personnel will gladly pick up from residential and commercial locations by appointment.
“We are very proud to have Suzanne as the new ReStore Director,” said Diane Koenig, executive director of Brevard Habitat.
“Her education, experience and skills are just what we need to help us fulfill our ReStore goals going forward. We are confident she will help us to achieve our stated vision and mission.”
CELEBRATING 30 YEARS IN BREVARD
Habitat for Humanity of Brevard County, Inc. is celebrating 30 years in Brevard County and is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope.
The organization is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.
Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.
Since 1985, Brevard Habitat has provided more than 331 families with the opportunity of home ownership in partnership with many individuals, businesses, organizations and members of the faith community as volunteers, sponsors and donors.
ABOVE MAP: Suzanne Olson was hired March 30 and her role will be to expand the community outreach and donation base of the ReStore, located at 4515 Babcock Street in Palm Bay.