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July 2020

Empowerment Grant Program announces $500,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity

Energize Delaware announced this week that the Empowerment Grant Program (EGP) funded by the Exelon Merger for Delmarva Power Customers in Delaware is awarding $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity (HFH) of New Castle County. In its application, HFH of New Castle County proposed working with their Central Delaware and Sussex County partner Habitat agencies and their ReStore locations across the state on an innovative program to provide improved efficiency, reliability and energy savings to Delaware income-qualified residents.

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January 2020

Habitat for Humanity takes over stalled Wilmington Housing Partnership units, to build five others

Several formerly stalled Wilmington Housing Partnership projects on the city’s East Side may move forward in the hands of Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County.

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December 2019

More renters become homeowners through expanded Habitat for Humanity partnership

Twelve new homes will be built on both sides of Bennett Street on Wilmington’s East Side, continuing a pattern of revitalization in the area led by Habitat for Humanity and the City of Wilmington.

Ground was broken for five of the homes Friday morning. Across the street, seven more units are partially completed. They were started in 2015 but not completed by the Wilmington Housing Partnership.

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