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Design Society’s Spruce It Up: Program To Benefit Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

Sunday, August 17, 2014 • 3:03pm

RANDOLPH, NJ-Get some design advice and do a good deed! Spruce It Up!,  sponsored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers, will pair you with a qualified interior designer who can analyze your residential or commercial space and help you develop a new direction to meet your needs. From September 1 – October 31, 2014, ASID designers will provide one- or two-hour consultations at a special rate of $150 per hour. Participants will get to designate which of the 24 participating New Jersey Habitat for Humanity affiliates will receive their consultation fee and will write the check directly to that Habitat affiliate.

Spruce It Up! offers the chance to pick up some ideas to transform a tired interior, avoid costly mistakes, and get some advice on how to maximize the design potential of your home or office environment. Spruce It Up!, sponsored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), is the perfect program for anyone who has resisted consulting an interior designer because they thought their job was too small, their budget too modest, or that a designer’s services would be too costly.

 For additional information about the program or to request a Spruce It Up! consultation with an ASID designer in your area, contact the New Jersey Chapter of ASID at 732-787-5981 or e-mail spruceitup@asidnj.org. To read testimonials from past participants, visit  www.asidnj.org/in-the-news/spruce-it-up.

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About NJ Chapter of ASID:

The New Jersey Chapter of ASID includes almost 700 interior designers, industry partners, educators and students—all committed to interior design. Its parent organization, the American Society of Interior Designers, is the oldest and largest professional association for interior designers. Its more than 28,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. Interior designers qualify for professional ASID membership through education, advanced technological training and design expertise. To learn more about ASID NJ, visit www.asidnj.org.

About Morris Habitat for Humanity:

Morris Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles by building homes, communities and hope. Morris Habitat is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; advocating for fair and just housing policies; and providing training and access to resources to help families improve their living conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. Morris Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion.

Since 1985 Morris Habitat has served 280 households though home ownership opportunities, home preservation, and international home building programs. Morris Habitat has set a goal of 9 housing starts for 2014, completing 19 homes at 8 different sites during the year. In addition, proceeds from the ReStore, opened May 2007, have built 11 homes and diverted almost 4,000 tons of useable material out of landfills.  Located at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph. Store hours: Tues 12 - 8 p.m., Wed & Fri 10  - 6 p.m., Thur 10 - 8 p.m., Sat 10 - 5 p.m.  

 

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