York County, SC (February 6, 2017) – Habitat for Humanity of York County is partnering with Home Depot to serve U.S. military veterans in York County. The project is part of Habitat for Humanity’s Repair Corps program, an initiative funded by The Home Depot Foundation to help build, rehabilitate or repair the homes of U.S. military veterans and their families. The initial project will serve Milford, a U.S. military veteran who served during the Vietnam War. A kickoff event will be held Tuesday, February 7 at 10:00 AM at Milford’s home, located at 207 Juniper Street in the Paradise community of Fort Mill.
In partnership with the veteran, Habitat repairs will include installation of new water and waste lines, installing new bathroom and kitchen fixtures including toilet, bathtub, sinks, a hot water as well as a new roof.
Milford states, “ Habitat is a huge blessing, I am so grateful for the partnership with Habitat and all the good folks associated with this organization.”
Clover, South Carolina (February 11, 2017)- Habitat for Humanity of York County will celebrate the construction of its 64th home with a dedication ceremony this Saturday, February 11 at 10 AM at 111 Alexander Street, Clover. The new homeowners, the White family will have the opportunity to thank all those who worked with them to reach this goal.
“Through this experience, I have gained another family, the Habitat family”, states Lisa, mother of the family of five. “There were many obstacles, but thanks to the love and support of the Habitat family, I am able to provide a safe and secure home for my children.”