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Habitat for Humanity partner #67 becomes homeowner

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Habitat Vice President Dr. Sue Burkholder; new home owner Amber Shepherd; closing attorney Phil Miller; and Habitat Director Rhonda Howdyshell pause to celebrate the hard work and determination that Amber exhibited while working towards homeownership.

Amber Shepherd, a single mom who works at Lowe’s, signed the papers to own her own home this week.  Shepherd is the 67th Habitat partner that has been served through the Habitat home building and repair partnership program.

Habitat is now working with its 70th partner.

Shepherd completed over 250 hours of volunteer sweat equity working on this and other Habitat homes, helping out  at the Habitat ReStore, and studying in the Habitat classroom to learn about financial stewardship and home ownership.

Over 300 hours and dozens of individuals came together to volunteer their time and talent to refurbish this 11 year-old home in Staunton to make it like new for the family.

 

Habitat for Humanity

If you would like more information on how to volunteer, donate or become a homeowner contact SAW Habitat for Humanity at (540) 886-1944 ex. 100 or visit their website at www.habitatsaw.org.  Volunteers with home repair experience and leadership are especially needed.


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