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Lexington Habitat for Humanity kicks off first homebuyer project of 2020 on Wednesday


Lexington Habitat for Humanity is kicking off its first homebuyer project of the year at 240 East Sixth Street in Lexington this today.

The highlight of this day will be the homeowners raising the first walls of the home alongside volunteers and sponsors.

Volunteers will be building from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday and construction will continue over the next few months as the site is transformed into the future home of Lexington Habitat Homebuyers Patrick and Stacy. This couple will share their home with their three charming boys and they could not be more excited. This family has lived in Lexington their entire lives and have always imagined raising their family here.

Lexington Habitat Homebuyers Patrick and Stacy will share the new home with their three boys. (Photo provided)

“We will finally have a stable home to raise our family in,” Patrick said. “We really appreciate everything the volunteers, sponsors and Lexington Habitat staff are doing to make our dreams come true. It’s hard to put everything we really mean into words. We’re forever grateful.”

“At Lexington Habitat, we specialize in bridge-building – helping others cross from inadequate, overcrowded, overpriced, sub-standard housing to a quality, affordable place to call home,” said Rachel Smith Childress, Lexington Habitat CEO. “Our commitment to loving all of our neighbors inspires us to build bridges between people and organizations who otherwise may not have the opportunity to become friends and partners.

“We are so proud of the work that Patrick and Stacy are putting in to achieve their dream of homeownership, and we are so grateful for Thrivent Financial and the HEN group for helping make this project possible.”

This build is sponsored by Thrivent Financial and HEN (Holy Ecumenical Neighbors), a partnership that brings together Central Baptist Church, Christ Church Cathedral, Good Shepherd Episcopal Church and Second Presbyterian Church of Lexington.

From Lexington Habitat for Humanity


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