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On March 3, members of the NAS Patuxent River Junior Sailors Organization volunteered at the Patuxent Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Lexington Park. The store, located just outside Gate 2 in a former firehouse, sells used and surplus home refinishing supplies, furnishings, decorative items and books to raise funds to build homes for low-income families in St. Mary's and Calvert Counties. Qualified families purchase Habitat homes using a combination of interest-free loans and volunteer labor on their own home's construction and that of other Habitat for Humanity clients. That "sweat equity," combined with donated and discounted materials and the volunteer assistance of many in the community, helps to keep construction costs low. Members of the JSO will volunteer at the ReStore every month.