Lumber Liquidators Helps Support Habitat For Humanity
~ Company donates tools to Virginia-based affiliate to help build and restore
TOANO, Va., May 1, 2014
TOANO, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the
largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, has helped
create safe and affordable homes in partnership with local families through
its ongoing support of Habitat for Humanity affiliates. Lumber Liquidators has
donated more than $280,000 offlooring and tools in recent years to help
Habitat for Humanity affiliates sustain their mission.
Lumber Liquidators' latest support included donating a large selection of
tools to the Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg
affiliate. The tools will be used to build new homes as well as rehabilitate
existing homes in partnership with low-income families in Hampton, James City
County and Newport News, Va. The affiliate is on schedule to build nine new
homes and rehabilitate four in the local community in 2014 alone.
Michael K. Copeland, Director of ReStores at Habitat for Humanity Peninsula
and Greater Williamsburg, said, "Lumber Liquidators' recent tool donation is
so valuable to us. It is because of the generosity of companies like Lumber
Liquidators that we are able to continue our mission of eliminating
substandard housing in our community."
Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg is one of more than
1,500 affiliates of Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit housing organization
that strives to break the cycle of poverty by constructing, rehabilitating and
preserving homes. In addition, the organization enables families with limited
resources to make improvements to their homes. Since 1976, the organization
has helped more than four million people in more than 70 countries.
Robert M. Lynch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lumber Liquidators,
remarked, "Lumber Liquidators empowers do-it-yourself homeowners through its
line of high quality tools and flooring. It is an honor to put our products in
the hands of volunteers who use the tools and flooring to create warm and safe
homes for families."
Lumber Liquidators supports Habitat For Humanity through its philanthropic
program, Lay It Forward. The guiding principle of Lay It Forward is supporting
organizations that will benefit generations to come, a vision that also drives
the enduring quality of Lumber Liquidators' products. Installing a hardwood
floor is an investment by homeowners – it lasts for years and grows in
character as an element of a home's beauty. By sustaining the Lay It Forward
program now, Lumber Liquidators believes its investment will have a similar
and lasting impact.
To learn more about the nonprofit and other organizations that Lumber
Liquidators supports, visit LayItForward.LumberLiquidators.com. The Lay It
Forward blog tells the inspirational stories of organizations that Lumber
Liquidators has supported with product and/or financial donations.
About Lumber Liquidators
In its 20th year and withmore than335 locations, Lumber Liquidators is North
America's largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. Lumber Liquidators
features more than 340top quality flooring varieties, including solid and
engineered hardwood, bamboo, cork, laminate and resilient vinyl. Additionally,
Lumber Liquidators provides a wide selection of flooring enhancements and
accessories to complement, install and maintain your new floor. Every location
is staffed with flooring experts who can provide advice and useful information
about Lumber Liquidators' low priced product, much of which is in-stock and
ready for delivery.
Withpremierbrands including Bellawood Prefinished Hardwood and Morning Star
Bamboo, Lumber Liquidators' flooring is often featured on popular television
shows such as HGTV's Dream Home and This Old House.
For more information, please visitwww.LumberLiquidators.comor call
1.800.HARDWOOD. You can also follow the Company onFacebookandTwitter,and
learn more about its corporate giving program
For further information contact:
Lumber Liquidators Investor Relations
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