outhampton/Franklin Habitat For Humanity Restore
Published 7:58 am Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Name of person featured: Frank Rickman, manager
Name of Business: Southampton/Franklin Habitat For Humanity Restore
Street address: 109 W. First Ave.
Phone number: 304-9504
Operating hours: Wednesday, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
E-mail address: email@example.com
Nature of business: Raise funds to build Habitat for Humanity homes by selling donated items at reasonable prices
Year founded: 2009
Number of employees: I’m the only paid employee; we have about 15 volunteers, and would love for groups such as the Southampton High School Key Club to volunteer one Saturday a month.
How’s business? Usually pretty steady.
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We give a receipt for a tax deduction on donated items and we have great bargains on furniture, appliances, books, CDs and building materials.
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: We will pick up large items such as furniture.
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Find something you love doing and give it all you’ve got.
Your first job: Slinging burgers at Rich’s in Suffolk.
Your role model (in business or in life generally): My pastor, David Dillon
The key to a successful business is: We have wonderful, dedicated volunteers who believe in what they are doing because they know they can change the life of a family.