MaxLite donates energy-efficient lighting products to local Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Nov. 3, 2014

Anaheim, Calif. – In celebration of the grand opening of its new facility in Anaheim, MaxLite has donated $14,000 worth of energy-efficient lighting products to the Habitat for Humanity of Orange County Anaheim ReStore.

MaxLite, a leading manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, has donated more than $300,000 in products to Habitat for Humanity since 2013. As part of this partnership, MaxLite provides energy-efficient lamps and lighting fixtures for Habitat ReStore resale outlets nationwide. Habitat ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell goods to the general public at a fraction of the retail price to help local Habitat affiliates fund the construction of homes within their communities. The Anaheim ReStore, along with a Santa Ana location, helps fund the building of more safe, decent and affordable homes for qualified low-income families in Orange County.

“MaxLite is proud to support our local Habitat for Humanity and encourage consumers to embrace quality, energy-efficient lighting,” said President and CEO Yon Sung. “Our utility solutions team does a tremendous job of working with utilities and their rebate programs to provide lamps and lighting fixtures for sale through Habitat for Humanity ReStores that help save customers energy and maintenance costs.” “We are really excited about this donation of great products from MaxLite in Anaheim,” said Robyn Willis, director of retail operations, Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. “It is only through donations like this that we can keep our two Habitat ReStores stocked with great merchandise for families looking for bargain prices on home improvement items. This donation fits perfectly into our recycle, reuse philosophy. Proceeds from the sale of these attractive products will help us fulfill our mission of building more affordable Habitat for Humanity homes in Orange County.” MaxLite also participated in Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz this year by donating $180,000 in ENERGY STAR-qualified products for 300 homes that were built in June. About Habitat for Humanity of Orange County Creating a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, a non-profit organization headquartered in Santa Ana, CA, strives to eliminate substandard housing through advocacy, education and partnership with families and individuals in need to build decent, sustainable and affordable housing. Seeking to put love and faith into action, Habitat for Humanity of Orange County brings people together to build homes, community and hope. Habitat for Humanity families and volunteers have built, repaired and sold more than 200 homes serving almost 1,000 women, men and children in Orange County since 1988. Home building sites are currently in Cypress, La Habra and Santa Ana. Habitat for Humanity of Orange County is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International who works in more than 70 countries. To learn more, donate or volunteer, visit the website at: Follow Habitat for Humanity of Orange County on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. About the Habitat for Humanity of Orange County ReStores The Home Improvement Store that Builds Homes Habitat for Humanity of Orange County currently operates a Habitat OC ReStore in Anaheim and Santa Ana. The Habitat OC ReStores are open to the public, and sell new and gently used items at deeply discounted prices. The Habitat OC ReStores benefit our community by recycling materials instead of dumping them into the waste stream. People or organizations who donate items to the Habitat OC ReStore avoid paying hauling/trash disposal costs and possibly receive a tax deduction for the items they donate. Proceeds from sales at the Habitat OC ReStores are used to build more affordable, ownership homes for qualified families in Orange County. For more information, please visit Habitat OC ReStores on Facebook @HabitatOCReStore, Twitter @ReStoresOC, and the website at About MaxLite MaxLite has been committed to providing energy-efficient lighting products for more than 20 years, and was one of the first movers into LED technology in the industry. An ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, MaxLite established the MaxLED brand, an extensive line of state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor lighting lamps and luminaires. Through MaxLite’s innovative research and development capabilities in its LEED-certified California office and product assembly center in New Jersey, MaxLite continues to be at the forefront of energy-efficient technologies. For more information, follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Caption (left to right): Robyn Willis, director of retail operations for the Habitat for Humanity Anaheim ReStore accepts a donation of energy-efficient lighting products from MaxLite President and CEO Yon Sung. Joining them is Shannon Benson, marketing coordinator for the Anaheim ReStore. Photo credit: Gladys Hernandez




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