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February 2019
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Habitat for Humanity dedicates three homes in Middletown

by Middletown Transcript / Ben Mace

Three people took a giant step in their lives, becoming homeowners in Middletown with the support of Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County.

Three people took a giant step in their lives, becoming homeowners in Middletown with the support of Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County Jan. 25.

The organization celebrated the completion of a twin home on Elizabeth Street near Louis L. Redding Middle School and the renovation of a townhouse on East Lake Street during a dedication ceremony at the Habitat for Humanity Restore at 600 N. Broad St., where the organization sells donated furniture and building materials to help raise funds.

Kevin L. Smith, chief executive officer of Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County, said the organization has built 32 homes in Middletown since its first project in the community 19 years ago.

“We seek to provide self-reliance and stability through shelter,” Smith said. “These families work hard for this opportunity to buy the home through Habitat through our zero interest mortgage.”

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