PLANO, Texas, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At Home®, the home décor superstore, announces the opening of the Lafayette, La., location on Thursday, October 13. The 108,000 square-foot store, located at 4230 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette, La., marks the third store in Louisiana for the big-box specialty retailer of home décor products.
To help rebuild the community after the area's recent flooding, At Home will partner with both the Community Foundation of Acadiana and the Lafayette Habitat for Humanity ReStore during the store's grand opening weekend. The Lafayette location will also host a grand opening ribbon-cutting Friday, October 21, at 9 a.m. with the city's chamber of commerce, One Acadiana.
During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, At Home will present the Community Foundation of Acadiana with a $5,000 donation to the Acadiana Disaster Response Fund. In addition, At Home will accept donations for the Lafayette Habitat for Humanity ReStore from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22. Habitat for Humanity will accept gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more via the Lafayette Habitat for Humanity ReStore truck that will be parked directly in front of the store. To show gratitude for community members giving back, every family or individual contributor will receive a $10 At Home gift card for their donation while supplies last, limit one per donation.
At Home will offer mystery gift cards ranging from $20 - $200 to customers who visit the store Saturday, October 22 beginning at 9 a.m. With Halloween and Thanksgiving just around the corner, At Home has everything shoppers need to decorate for the season.
At Home allows customers to express their personal style with any budget by choosing from an expansive selection of more than 50,000 items — wall art and decorative accents, rugs, housewares, patio furniture, home furnishings, seasonal and holiday décor. Employing an everyday low pricing model, At Home is dedicated to allowing customers to affordably make their house into a home.
This new location brings 25 jobs to Lafayette and surrounding communities. Other Louisiana At Home stores can be found in Kenner and Slidell.
ABOUT AT HOME:
At Home, the home décor superstore, is focused on providing customers with the broadest assortment of home décor products to suit any style, at any budget, for any reason to redecorate. With a wide assortment of 50,000 items throughout our stores, At Home enables customers to express themselves and create a home that reflects their personality and style, in ways big and small. At Home is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and currently operates 115 stores in 29 states. For more information, visit the company on http://www.athome.com or find us on Facebook (AtHomeStores), Instagram (AtHomeStores) or Pinterest (AtHomeStores).
ABOUT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE:
Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, building materials, appliances, and home accessories to the public at a fraction of the retail price. With more than 1,000 stores in five countries, proceeds generated by Habitat ReStores are used to help build homes, communities and hope locally and around the world. Last year alone, Habitat ReStores raised more than $100 million for homebuilding and diverted more than 128,000 tons of reusable materials from landfills. To shop, donate or volunteer, visit habitat.org/restores.
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SOURCE At Home Group Inc.