Habitat for Humanity of Bedford County will be hosting a Paint Party on Saturday, December 12, 2020 starting at 11 AM -1 PM at the Elks Country Club, Bedford, PA in the event room. Cost is $30 per person and the paint theme is “Winter Wonderland.” Complimentary refreshments will be provided. Due to the social distancing, only 40 tickets will be available. Payment will be taken at the door. To reserve your tickets please call the Habitat office at 814-624-3443.
This is a part-time position for someone with a preferably with a construction background, a flexible schedule and good organizational skill. The position requires being available during the two work days a week and other days as needed. Responsibilities include working with volunteers and helping to plan and manage the home build. The position will start with training in January and construction of the home to begin in March. For additional information please call 814-624-3443 and leave a message.
Kaeden Johnson, age 13 was born with severe heart problems that required many surgeries including open heart, cranial and brain surgery. Kaeden is mostly deaf and also had surgery to place tubes in his ears. Kaeden, who is also autistic, enjoys playing on his iPad and watching TV. He lives with his 12 year old brother Jesse and his mother Angela Paugh.
Weston Jeffries wasn’t expected to live. He was born with a combination of several heart problems causing a large defect in the center of his heart. He underwent open heart and stomach surgeries well before his first birthday. Weston also has Down Syndrome. Playing outside, climbing, and going down slides are the joys that brighten his world, and he can now go to his happy place right in his own backyard. Kids Wish Network, a children’s charity that grants wishes for kids with life-threatening illnesses, made his dream come true by purchasing a massive Gorilla wooden play structure utilizing a grant from the Lavale Walmart
Habitat for Humanity, a Christian, non-profit organization, partners with people in the community to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat’s “Partner Family” helps build their home alongside volunteers. Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for their families. Building homes helps generations and also the community.