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Mayor Mike Purzycki was pleased to help welcome four new homeowners to the City’s East Side at a recent dedication ceremony sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County on the 800 block of Bennett Street. “This was a long time coming, but it was always the City’s goal to see the Bennett Street project completed as quickly as possible and made available to families for homeownership,” said Mayor Purzycki. “Thanks to Kevin Smith and everyone at Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County who stepped in and took this project on. This block is now on the cusp of coming back to life as we continue to work together to strengthen and revive the entire neighborhood.” Habitat for Humanity’s news release is below.
Holding Up a Helping Hand: Habitat NCC Welcomes Four Wilmington Women to Their New Homes
The vision of Habitat for Humanity of New Castle is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Committed to providing affordable housing for cost-burdened families, the affiliate has been hard at work revitalizing the Eastside community of Wilmington, DE. On September 30th, Habitat dedicated four homes in Eastside, Wilmington, welcoming four women as new Habitat homeowners.
The event included a dedication ceremony with each of the four Habitat homes located on the 800 block of Bennett Street. The four properties are part of a 12-unit Habitat affordable housing initiative titled “Amala Way.” Amala has the intended meaning of “Peace,” one of the several core values of the affiliate including hope and faith.