Stories

Sherelle Gabriel Family Story

Sherelle Gabriel, a single mother of three, recently became a Habitat homeowner. When she applied to the Habitat program, she lived in a public housing rental home in the middle of a drug-infested neighborhood. Her family sustained the heartbreak of several break-ins that would mysteriously occur soon after purchasing things to make her home more comfortable. She knew it was not a good atmosphere in which to raise her family. A friend (and fellow Habitat partner family) told her about the Habitat Homeownership Program and how it could help her achieve an affordable mortgage in a safe, new...

Teanika Johnson

Teanika Johnson and her family receive their keys on 11/19/2016

“I can pass my home down to my son, Treyvon so that he may continue to have a stable home life”.

Teanika Johnson is a single mother with one son. She was living in a drug and crime-infested neighborhood, and though she and other tenants complained, nothing was done to help keep them safe. After many years of the same problems, she moved to her present home, though she still has some issues with crumbling walls, bad ceiling leaks and other problems.

Teanika has a 12-year-old son named Treyvon. He is a 7th...

Isaac Nzamutuma

“I learned how to shingle a roof on one of the sites, and recently helped a friend put shingles on his home.”
Family: Nzamutuma Family
Family Members: Isaac Nzamutuma & Jacqueline Uwabera, Emmanuela (4 yrs), Daniella (4 yrs), Ariella (9 mos)
Why Habitat?: To live up to their duties as parents by providing a decent home for his family.
Read the full Nzamutuma Family Bio (PDF) ...

Terrence Dominick

“I have never heard of any organization that is faith based and so willing to assist a potential homeowner with establishing homeownership.”
Family: Terrence Dominick
Why Habitat?: Tired of renting and wanted to be a homeowner

Tina Lake

“The homeownership program allows me to hold my head up and say to my children, this is our home.”

Family: Lake Family
Family Members: Tina Lake, Ty’Lynn (12 yrs), Ty’Rell (7 yrs)
Why Habitat?: To be self-sufficient and learn new skills to pass on to her children.
Read the Lake Family Bio (PDF) ...

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