Richmond, VA – August 24, 2015 – Commonwealth Assisted Living at The West End donated an extensive collection of furniture to Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity today. The donation has an estimated value of $4,250 and represents the beginning of a new partnership between the senior living community and nonprofit.
“We are so grateful for the generosity of Commonwealth Assisted Living,” said Jane Helfrich, CEO of Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity, “because of the support of local businesses like Commonwealth Assisted Living, we are able to help even more local families achieve the dream of homeownership in the Richmond area.”
The donated items will be sold at Richmond Habitat’s ReStore and generate revenue that provides critical support for the nonprofit and the current homes it is building in the region. The large size of the donation also will help ReStore further realize its goal of offering donated building and home improvement supplies for sale to the general public at greatly reduced prices. In all, Commonwealth Assisted Living at The West End donated 162 pieces of furniture, including desks, buffet tables, office chairs, bookshelves, dining tables and chairs, loveseats, lamps, outdoor furniture, and more.
“We’re excited and honored to support the amazing work of Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity,” said Leslie Jones, Executive Director of Commonwealth Assisted Living at The West End. “We create a caring home for our residents and with this donation we can help Habitat do the same for many families.”
Commonwealth Assisted Living at The West End is a leading assisted living community in Henrico County. Located in the heart of Richmond’s West End and convenient to major hospitals, medical offices, shopping, and restaurants, the community is undergoing improvements to ensure residents receive the highest quality care and compassion in an environment that feels like home. Commonwealth Assisted Living at The West End is an engaged community partner and actively supports a number of local nonprofit organizations, including Richmond Habitat, the Alzheimer’s Association, and others.
Since 1986, Richmond Habitat has served more than 335 families. The Richmond Habitat ReStore is a retail operation open to the general public selling new and used building materials, furniture, home decor items, and more. All proceeds from the Richmond Habitat ReStore goes back into the mission of building homes in partnership with local families.
About Commonwealth Assisted Living
Commonwealth Assisted Living is a Charlottesville-based company which operates 21 senior living communities throughout Virginia. Fifteen of our communities also offer the Sweet Memories program for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care. Commonwealth’s long-term goals include smart growth through acquisition, custom renovations and creative hiring. We are also committed to forging long-lasting partnerships with organizations in the communities which we serve. For more information on Commonwealth Assisted Living visit www.CommonwealthAL.com.