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Habitat for Humanity of North Collin County Launched the 100th Home – Purple House Project

Habitat for Humanity of North Collin County Launched the 100th Home – Purple House Project

McKinney, TX (April 1, 2015) – Habitat for Humanity of North Collin County launched the Purple House Project at the Celina Cajun Festival on Saturday, March 28.  This kicked off a fundraising campaign for NCC Habitat with a goal of raising $100,000 for their 100th Home.  The campaign will run from March through November, 2015.  NCC Habitat met with many families across the North Texas area and generated much interest in their family programs and organization’s mission.

The 100th Home for NCC Habitat will be built in Celina, TX.  Construction for the home is scheduled to begin in September of 2015.  NCC Habitat is currently raising the funds for the construction of Home 100, known as “The Purple House”.

NCC-Habitat will also be building the 100th Habitat house in Puerto Lempira, Honduras.  Puerto Lempira is the site of NCC Habitat’s Global Village Mission Build where NCC Habitat builds one house annually.  This double commemoration makes this celebration even more meaningful for NCC Habitat.

“Its hard to believe that we will be building home 100 this fall.  This equates to affordable housing for over 400 people in North Collin County.  Many of the children in Habitat homes are now graduating from college, getting married and have increased their horizons since becoming homeowners. In Honduras, these 100 homes have made such an impact on that tiny fishing village by housing more than 600 natives.  Instead of living in storage sheds, these homeowners now have a concrete floor and the ability to lock their door and feel safe.  What a blessing” said Celeste H. Cox, Executive Director of NCC Habitat.

Donations for the Purple House Project campaign can be made on the NCC Habitat website

www.NCC-Habitat.com  or directly to the Purple House Project’s crowd sourcing website at

www.NCC-Habitat.kintera.org/PurpleHouseProject

 

About Habitat for Humanity of North Collin County

North Collin County Habitat for Humanity (NCC Habitat) is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles. We put God’s love into action by building homes and communities. We are dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide. We encourage positive relationships throughout the community by advocating for fair housing policies and by providing training to help families improve their shelter conditions.

 

NCC Habitat was incorporated in 1992. We enable families throughout northern Collin County (Anna, Celina, Farmersville, Frisco, McKinney, Melissa, Princeton, and Prosper) to achieve the dream of home ownership and dignity. With the help of partnerships, NCC Habitat has built over 97 houses. We also have started a new program called “A Brush With Kindness” where we help low income families with exterior repairs including roof, siding, paint and general clean up. We’ve served 81 families through this program (mostly seniors). Internationally, NCC Habitat has built 34 homes in Mexico, Egypt, Asia Tsunami & Honduras. Habitat also operates a ReStore that is open to the public Tuesday – Saturday. We sell new and gently used building materials and furniture to the public.

Contacts:

Habitat for Humanity of North Collin County

Celeste H. Cox

972-542-5300

214-616-7373 (cell)

celeste@ncc-habitat.com

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