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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...

Lexington Habitat for Humanity celebrates 442nd family served through homeownership program

Susy Alonso-Rios and her children, Susy (15), Chris (11) and Sadie (7), became the 442nd family served through Lexington Habitat’s homeownership program when the family celebrated the dedication of their new home on Russell Cave Road. Representatives from Thrivent Financial and Lexington Restoration Churches, who provided a homebuyer sponsorship and volunteers, were on hand to present a hammer, bible...