Mobile Response Units

Facts about Habitat for Humanity’s first-ever fleet of Mobile Response Units

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    24 Habitat Mobile Response Units traveled nearly 900 miles from Atlanta to assist communities in New York and New Jersey recovering from Hurricane Sandy

  • The mobile units — a first-ever for the organization — will help Habitat’s “Repair. Rebuild. Restore.” effort to assist in critical home repairs, rehabilitations/reconstruction, weatherization and new construction.
  • The Mobile Response Units are Express C-20 Panel Vans donated by Chevrolet. (19 cargo vans, 5 passenger vans)
  • Each Mobile Response Unit carries more than 60 critical items that volunteers and families can use in repair and construction efforts.
  • Each Mobile Response Unit contains:

Tools and equipment donated by Lowe’s

3M Standard Hard Hats
3M Clear Plastic Safety Glasses
Blue Hawk 3-Pack Brown Jersey Gloves
Contractor’s Choice 24-Pack 42-Gallon Trash Bags
Kobalt 7-oz. Flat Angle Handle Hammers
Kobalt Slip JointPliers
Kobalt 25-Piece 8-in Ratcheting Multi-Bit Screwdrivers
Kobalt 7-Piece Xtreme Access SAE Combination Wrench Sets
Kobalt 10 lb Steel Sledge Hammers with 34-in Fiberglass Handle
Kobalt Quick Open Retractable Knives
Poulan Pro 42cc 2-Cycle 18-in Gas Chain Saws
Quickie - Tuff Sweep 24” Multi-Sweep Push Broom
Quickie - Tuff Sweep Poly Fiber Stiff Push Broom
Rubbermaid 3-Step Steel Step Stools
Stanley Wonder Bar II Pry Bars
True Temper Short-Handle Shovels
True Temper 6 cu ft Steel Wheelbarrow
Task Force Standard Levels
Task Force 25-ft SAE Tape measures
Utilitech 25-ft 16-Gauge Outdoor Extension Cords
Werner 20-ft Aluminum Extension Ladders

Tools and equipment donated by the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation

Bosch variable speed reciprocating saws
Bosch 18v 2-tool combo kits
RotoZip ZipSaws
Dremel SawMax kits
Dremel MultiMax kits
Bosch 47-pc drill bit sets
SKIL 29-pc drill bit sets
SKIL 10-inch compound miters
SKIL Anniversary wormdrive SKILSAWS
SKIL 120V 7-1/4-inch circular saw kits


  • The response units represent total donations of nearly $1 million.
    • Chevrolet $817,000
    • Lowe’s $80,000
    • The Robert Bosch Tool Corporation $100,000