First Habitat Home Dedication of the 2017 Year

Posted Jan 24th, 2017 by Erin McPartland  Category: Community Interest, General News


Join us in celebration as we dedicate the home built for a Lucas County family by the City of Toledo, Lucas County Land Bank, and Therma-Tru with Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity.

Toledo, OH. – The City of Toledo, Department of Neighborhoods and the Lucas County Land Bank have generously supported the building of a Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity home for Future Homeowner Tesha and her family.

Unique to this build project is the employee involvement of Therma-Tru Doors. Therma-Tru has been a corporate partner of Maumee Valley Habitat since the start of their program. Over the past two years, their employees have volunteered on builds in teams of 20 or more a day completing the majority of the project work. Because of their volunteer efforts, the majority of the project was completed in a few weeks!

This home is finished and ready for the family to start a new life within its walls, but first we join together to celebrate everything accomplished by this family, this sponsors, and volunteers at the home’s dedication! The first Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity dedication of the 2017 year!

WHEN: Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 5:00 pm
Media may arrive at 4:45 pm before ceremony for set up.

· Michael McIntyre, Habitat Executive Director

· Tesha Wright – future homeowner

· Brett Finley – CEO, Therma-Tru Doors

· City of Toledo, Department of Neighborhoods – Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson and/or Bonita Bonds, Interim Director Department of Neighborhoods

· Lucas County Land Bank Representative – Wade Kapszukiewicz, Lucas county Treasurer and Chairman, Lucas County Land Bank and/or David Mann, President Lucas County Land Bank

WHERE: 4361 Lyman Ave, Toledo, Ohio 43612
Please do not publish this address.

About Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity
Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity is a faith-based, non-profit organization that works in partnership to provide safe, decent, and affordable housing for low-income families in Lucas County, Ohio. Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity builds new and rehabs existing homes which are sold to qualifying families with a 0% interest loan. In 29 years, Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity has housed 189 families, including over 472 children. The Repair programs provide low-income homeowners affordable repairs. In 2017, Maumee Valley Habitat will complete 52 repair projects through the Home Repair Ministry. ReStore, located at 1310 Conant St. in Maumee, sells reusable and surplus building materials, furniture, appliances, and other goods to the public. Revenue from ReStore helps the affiliate better serve the community. For more information on giving or volunteering, visit www.mvhabitat.org.

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