A Research Summary Homeownership is a crucial foundation for helping low-income families find a path out of poverty. When they move out of substandard housing and into simple, decent, affordable homes, homeowners and their families frequently improve their health, educational attainment, safety and personal wealth. “A quality home is more than just a roof and … Read More.
“I’m happy because I have all my kids under one roof somewhere safe and I am beginning to trust again.” Powerful words from Ann Bori, a Warren Habitat partner family mother from nine years ago. As Warren County Habitat moves forward, it is important to reflect on the past and share with you the … Read More.
For the third year in a row, proceeds of the OK4WD annual OKtober Truckfest event have been donated to WCHFH. Owner Jim Oostdyk donated an amount exceeding $6,400. The funds will be applied to construction costs of the Habitat Veterans Build. The Truckfest has become a much anticipated community event. Hundreds of vendors and enthusiasts … Read More.
Ceremony at the job site On Saturday, November 11th, WCHFH honored all veterans with a ceremony at its build site in Washington, NJ. A home is being built there in partnership with a veteran family. Fifty people showed up on a chilly morning to pay tribute. Future homeowners Heather Freeman, Bob McManus, and their two small children attended … Read More.
Construction Status Teams are working on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at the Habitat Veterans Build site on Pleasant Valley Road in Washington, NJ. As of November 11, the construction is on schedule. The windows have been installed and work has begun on the septic system. Exterior doors will be installed by the end of the … Read More.
Washington Youth and Friends Donate $300 to WCHFH With the current Habitat home under construction in the background, a group of community-minded youth gathered to present a gift to the community. Ranging in age from nine to thirteen, they participated in a fundraising exercise inspired by one of the girls. As she turned twelve, Meghan Daniel thought it would be … Read More.