The Wells Fargo's Housing Foundation has recognized Habitat of Humanity of South Palm Beach County (HFHSPBC) with The Leading the Way Home program Priority Markets Initiative grant in the amount of $95.000. This grant supports neighborhood projects
January 25, 2014 (Newswire.com) - The Leading the Way Home(R) program Priority Markets Initiative grants are administered through the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation.The Housing Foundation has invested more than $284 million, since 1993 to support affordable housing and community revitalization programs. Housing Foundation programs have also delivered 4.7 million volunteer hours to build or rehabilitate more than 5,000 homes during the past 20 years.
"We are deeply honored to be chosen for the Leading the Way Home program Priority Markets Initiative Grant" said Habitat Executive Director, Michael Campbell. "This award will allow us to continue our mission to build stronger, safer neighborhoods".
The Wells Fargo's Housing Foundation is the lead sponsor of Habitat's Ocean Breeze West project. This 21new home community, located in the Heart of Boynton Beach, came to fruition through collaboration with the City of Boynton Beach, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the Boynton Beach Faith Based Community Development Corporation (CDC). To honor their commitment in the affordable homeownership field, Habitat will dedicate the 21st and last home, which will be completed this summer, in the name of the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation.
About Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County - Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County (SPBC) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that works to provide affordable homeownership opportunities for hardworking and deserving families in the cities of Boynton Beach, Delray Beach and Boca Raton, Florida. We build homes in partnership with families who demonstrate a need for housing and a willingness to work with us to purchase a home of their own. Since our establishment in 1991, we have empowered over 105 families in our community to achieve their dream, of owning a safe, decent, and affordable homes.
About Wells Fargo's Housing Foundation:
Since its inception in 1993, the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has stewarded more than $284 million and 4.7 million team member volunteer hours in support of creating affordable housing and community revitalization programs. Wells Fargo Housing Foundation's Team Member Volunteer Program has mobilized more than 184,000 volunteers to build or refurbish more than 5,000 homes in low-to-moderate income communities.