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102.9 WMGK-FM Hosts Gimme Shelter Event to Benefit Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia at the ReStore

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Bridgette Ivkovich
bridgettei@habitatphiladelphia.org                                                                                                                   

102.9 WMGK-FM Hosts Gimme Shelter Event to Benefit Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia at the ReStore

Philadelphia, PA (Aug. 6, 2019): Beasley Media Group’s Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK-FM is partnering with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia to help families in need of affordable housing options in Philadelphia.

The Gimme Shelter event will take place on Saturday, August 17th, from 11am – 3pm at the Habitat for Humanity Restore at 2318 Washington Avenue in Philadelphia. WMGK’s John DeBella, Debbi Calton, Andre Gardner, and Tony Harris will be broadcasting live from the Habitat Philadelphia ReStore.

Station listeners are encouraged to drop off new and/or gently-used power tools, hardware and construction materials. All donated items will benefit Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s mission to provide more of Philadelphia with a decent place to live. Accepted items include new and gently-used tools, hardware, electrical, lumber, plumbing, roofing, doors, windows, appliances, furniture, and more. A full list of items can be found on habitatphiladelphia.org/restore/donate. In addition, listeners can get involved by donating or scheduling a pickup with their local Habitat for Humanity ReStore, making a monetary donation, or volunteering for one of Habitat’s affordable housing efforts.

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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia builds strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia transforms lives and our city by building and repairing quality homes in partnership with families in need and by uniting all Philadelphians around the cause of affordable housing. Since 1985, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia has built and sold 218 energy-efficient homes to first-time homeowners, and strategically partnered with more than 525 homeowners and their families to provide critical home repairs. For more information, visit www.habitatphiladelphia.org