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Habitat for Humanity Hosts Wall Raising for Home #97

Habitat for Humanity Hosts Wall Raising for Home #97

McKinney, Texas (March 18, 2015) – Habitat for Humanity of North Collin County will be raising the walls for the home of the Castro Family in McKinney, Texas on Thursday, March 19th 6:00 pm.  This home marks the 97th home NCC Habitat has built as we are counting down to home #100 this year.  Location of the home is at 1006 Lindsey in McKinney, TX.


The wall raising ceremony in an important step, marking the beginning of the journey our homeowners, community supporters and volunteers will take in completing this project.  Veronica Castro and her two children, as well as many volunteers, community leaders, and sponsor representatives will be lifting the walls and beginning the frame of the home.


Sponsors of the home are High Pointe Church of Christ, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Simpson Strong-Tie, St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Community, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Bud & Sharon Ward, Collin County, NCC Habitat for Humanity Carpenter’s Club and ReStore.  We are grateful for the financial partnership, friendship and faith of these individuals and organizations that make this possible.


About North Collin County Habitat for Humanity®

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 94 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). Habitat also operates a ReStore that is open to the public Tuesday – Saturday. We sell new and gently used building materials to the public.


About Habitat for Humanity International

In 1976, Linda and Millard Fuller founded the parent company in Americus, Georgia. Today, HFHI operates worldwide and has built and repaired over 600,000 houses – sheltering more than 3 million people.

Habitat for Humanity of North Collin County

Celeste H. Cox                                                                                                  


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