The Examiner 25 Dec, 2020 08:45 am

Christmas Habitat for Humanity

Christmas Habitat for Humanity
The Truman Heritage chapter of Habitat for Humanity works with local families on good housing.

Before they entered the house just off Noland Road and north of William Chrisman High School, a small parade of Habitat volunteers and supporters honked their congratulations and best wishes and dropped off cards.After a quick tour and some remarks from Habitat chapter President Christina Leakey and her colleagues, Horn received a handy toolbox and opened a gift envelope that had been tucked into the tree erected by Habitat volunteers and staff.” Horn earned a zero-interest mortgage by working with Habitat to meet some financial goals and completing more than 350 required “sweat equity” hours assisting Habitat volunteers.As Mahoganie Horn led her daughter Honesty and son Karter through the main floor rooms of their new home, Honesty turned from the kitchen and found the door to the basement.

“This is a blessing,” she said of the new home.” She said the new home gives her family a sense of security.

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