Habitat for Humanity tools stolen

Posted December 10, 2009

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— Habitat for Humanity of Durham is asking for help to restore their stock of power tools after a recent theft.

Someone broke into a storage container and took saws, drills and other tools, a spokeswoman said.

Volunteers and staff discovered the theft Saturday morning. They reported the loss to Durham police, but are also asking for help from the public.

Please consider donating the following tools in new or almost new condition. Donations can be made at 215 N. Church St.

  • circular saws: 7 ¼” corded saws and 6 ¼” cordless saws
  • reciprocating saws: 10 - 15 amp corded and 18 volt or larger cordless
  • miter saws: 10” and 12" compound saws and a sliding compound saw
  • portable air compressors
  • drills: ½” corded hammer drills, 18 volt or larger cordless drills
  • cordless impact drivers
  • 10” portable table saw
  • small utility trailer

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  • liskm Dec 11, 2009

    i'll add the BIG BOOO HISSS to the thieves. Hope they are caught and slammed for it.

  • hollylama Dec 11, 2009

    There is no excuse for theft...and there's no excuse for not helping them replenish their supplies. I plan on donating some tools I don't use anymore...I hope others will show the TRUE meaning of Christmas and donate as well!

  • jse830fcnawa030klgmvnnaw+ Dec 11, 2009

    This is extremely sad that someone (or some group) stole from Habitat for Humanity, a charity for low income people. There is no excuse for this theft.