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Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley's home repair program is underway in Ypsilanti

ANN ARBOR, MI - As Habitat for Humanity begins to take on a more holistic role in neighborhood stabilization, the organization plans to do exterior home improvement projects on a number of homes in Ypsilanti Township’s West Willow neighborhood. For the past three years, Habitat has been partnering with Thrivent Financial to acquire funds to do minor home improvements on owner-occupied homes in the area. Full article

South Lansing family soon to be in new home

LANSING, MI - Just five days ago in the 2000 block of Wayne St. in South Lansing, the Home Builders Association and Habitat for Humanity started building a house. And five days later, now completed, this house is ready for the Konwerskis. Volunteers are putting finishing touches on the house. It should be fancy and ready for the family by the end of Friday. Full article

Isabella County Habitat for Humanity builds new house in Shepherd

SHEPARD, MI - Jeff Sandel and Melissa Ryckman admit they never expected that Habitat for Humanity would build the house that they can now see before their own eyes. Shepherd residents Sandel and Ryckman, who have lived at a rented three-bedroom house for the last five years, said that the structure on 403 N. Fourth Street they’re tentatively moving into on July 1 is more suited for their large family. Between the two of them, they have eight children from previous relationships. Full article

Interior Design Event to Benefit Lakeshore Habitat 

HOLLAND, MI - Sally Morse will present “10 steps to Decorating the Perfect Room” to benefit the Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity on October 21, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. The event will take place at 1D9 Design Center in Holland Township, Michigan. The cost per person is a $12 donation to Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity. The event will include d’oeuvres, a presentation by the nationally known designer Sally Morse and prizes. Full article 

190th Kalamazoo Valley Habitat Home Built

KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity dedicated their 190th home to a local family of five on October 6, 2013 in Portage Michigan. The ceremony intended to celebrate the new homeowners and the dedicated volunteers who helped build the home took place at the newly built home. The family purchased the house as qualified Habitat home buyers. Full article