Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Campbell Home
Gary July 14, 2020— It was a beautiful morning for a Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana groundbreaking ceremony in Lake Station, IN. This is the first home build for Habitat in Lake Station and Mayor Bill Carroll was enthusiastic about the it going up in the Riverwalk Subdivision. “This is a blessing for the community, and for the Campbell family. We are grateful that Habitat, the county and the city of Lake Station have come together to make this possible. God bless the Campbell’s, I know you will enjoy living in Lake Station.” said Mayor Bill Carroll.
Habitat for Humanity was fortunate to work with the Lake County Community Economic Development Department to secure two lots in this beautiful subdivision. “We are so appreciative of our partners coming together to build these two homes for Habitat partner families! It all began with Tim Brown’s department and continued with enthusiasm from Mayor Bill’s office.” said Dawn Michaels, Executive Director of Habitat.
Lake County Community Economic Development Department Executive Director, Tim Brown remarked, “We’re very appreciative for Habitat and the work they do, as well as the city of Lake Station for working with us to get this project started. We are looking forward to continued development in the Riverwalk area.”
Gabrielle and Tyrone Campbell, Habitat parter family, brought three of their four children for the groundbreaking, and were overwhelmed with feelings of gratitude and excitement. “We appreciate everyone for their hard work to provide us with this blessing.” said Tyrone. His wife Gabrielle continued to say, “We are extremely grateful and we’re looking forward to getting to work on this home and being active members of this community.”
About Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana
Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana is the leading organization that provides permanent, affordable housing to income-qualified families in Lake County Indiana. By serving qualified homeowners with an affordable mortgage, we help families achieve housing stability and improve their living conditions. HFHNWI’s operating expenses are funded in part by our two ReStores’ located in Gary and Merrillville through the sales of gently used and new home furnishings and materials. This enables the financial contributions of our donors to go directly toward serving families. HFHNWI leverages our resources with community partners, collaborators and volunteers to keep our housing affordable. HFHNWI was formed in July of 1986 by Reverend Dick Rogers and has served over 110 families. We continue work toward our vision; where everyone has a decent place to live.
Kind regards,Wende Burbridge, CFREDirector of DevelopmentHabitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana(O) 219-923-7265 ext. 1304(C) 219-629-3256…
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