Habitat of Bedford County is seeking a Site Coordinator for the upcoming home build at 111 Auction Drive, Bedford.

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.

HABITAT BUILDS WHEEL CHAIR RAMP FOR BOY WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

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.

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Habitat for Humanity of Bedford County helps Boy with Heart Defect Gets His Playground Paradise

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

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF BEDFORD COUNTY BREAKING GROUND FOR A NEW HOME

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. 

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Habitat for Humanity of Bedford County

HABITAT IS LOOKING FOR A PARTNER FAMILY FOR THE NEW HOME TO BE BUILT IN 2019

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. At this time we need your assistance in finding a Partner Family for a home to be built in 2019. 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 themselves and for their families. Building homes helps generations and also the community. Materials are purchased locally and skills are taught to volunteers. It helps a person give back to the community. It is a “hand up” not a “hand out.”

The Partner Family agrees to put many hours of “sweat equity” into the building and construction. This can be done through a variety of opportunities including office volunteering. The home is built with a lot of volunteer hours and donations of money and materials. The family pays low, affordable monthly payments to cover Habitat’s operating expenses.

Habitat presently owns a lot in Everett, PA, and hopes to break ground soon. There is an application and specific guidelines and criteria to be met to be approved for a new home. If you know a friend or family member who may qualify, please call 814-624-3443 and leave a message.

WHO WE ARE.

Habitat for Humanity, a Christian non-profit organization, partners with people in your community to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat partners help build their own homes alongside volunteers. With your support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families. Building homes helps generations and also the community. Materials are purchased locally and we teach skills to volunteers. It helps a person to give back to the community. It is a “hand up” not a “hand out.” The partner family agrees to put many hours of “sweat equity” into the building and construction. The home is built with a lot of volunteer hours and donations of money and materials. The family pays affordable monthly payments back to Habitat to cover operating expenses.

This Year Our Partner Family is a Veteran.

Jeff Swope has been chosen as the new Partner Family for a home to be built in 2017. Jeff is retired from the military since 2002 and is in need of better, affordable housing. The home site is located in Saxton on a lot that was donated by Wells Fargo. We look forward to working closely with Jeff and his family in helping to provide an affordable place to live.

WOULD YOU PLEASE HELP.

With the new year starting, please take a moment to reflect on how blessed you are and open your heart to those who would love to have the basic things we take for granted. Like a home to call their own. We sincerely ask that you make either a monetary donation or donate an item to be auctioned at the Fundraising auction & dinner. We truly appreciate all of you who have supported our mission in the past and are asking again for your generosity. Our goal is to raise $50,000 so we can break ground for the new home in Saxton. Please make donations to the address below or call the office to speak to someone. Thank you and God Bless.

Habitat for Humanity
120 West Pitt Street, Bedford PA 15522
(814) 624-3443