False rumors have been flying. We’re being asked “Are you closing?” Since I’m answering this question every day, I’ll do it here in detail.
ReUse Action IS NOT CLOSING!
I repeat, ReUse Action IS NOT CLOSING!
In fact, we’ve never been busier. We had one of our biggest sales days in ten years this past Saturday. We own our building. We’re hiring. We continue to work on our core businesses, yes BUSINESSES. We’re not going anywhere.
The rumor that we’re closing derives from two recent business shutdowns in Buffalo:
Buffalo ReUse at 296 East Ferry Street – CLOSING!
Gothic City at 1940 Niagara Street – CLOSING!
The two similar remaining businesses in Buffalo are Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore and ReUse Action.>
Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, two stores located at 501 Amherst Street and 1675 South Park Avenue – NOT CLOSING!
ReUse Action’s store at 980 Northampton Street – NOT CLOSING!
All these businesses are completely independent.
We’ll continue to provide Western New York with house parts, antiques, barn wood, reclaimed insulation, custom furniture and furnishings, carpentry and other building services, specialty demolition, material reclamation, consulting, pickup of donated materials, providing affordable space to creative people etc.
With everyone’s help, we continue to put materials and people back to work in our community.
We started Buffalo ReUse in 2006. We haven’t been associated with them since 2011. ReUse Action’s been in business for more than ten years. We’ve been located at 980 Northampton Street for seven years. We have fifty art, craft and small business tenants in our building. We’re growing.
We’re in business to stay.