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Franklin County Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity Partners With Local Woman, Tara Hoke, To Build Home
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 13:34

Tara Hoke, Mark Story, left, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County and Marlin Maclay of Thrivent FinancialBy Shawn Hardy<br>
The Record Herald <br />
Waynesboro PA<br />

Tara Hoke will be living in her new home at 25 N. Broad St. by Thanksgiving thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County.

Work will begin in April on the three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom, 1,200-square-foot rancher. It will include the sweat equity of Hoke, her family and friends and volunteers from the community. Thrivent Financial is providing $67,500 — half the cost of the project — and Hoke will pay a zero interest mortgage for the remainder.

This is the 37th Habitat for Humanity home in Franklin County and the fifth in Waynesboro, according to Mark Story, executive director.

ReStore Closed Today
Saturday, 23 January 2016 09:06
The ReStore will be closed today, Saturday, Janurary 23rd, due to winter storm Jonas being a party crasher. The first snow that really amounted to anything is finally here... just in time to interrupt Chambersburg ReStore's 1st birthday celebration. Day one of our one year anniversary celebration was a huge success. Thank you to all that came out to help us celebrate. The ReStore's celebration will be rescheduled. Meanwhile... Keep Warm... Stay Safe... Enjoy the Snow!
Family Celebrates Holiday in New Habitat Home
Friday, 25 December 2015 15:12
The Lewis family will spend their first Christmas in their new Habitat for Humanity home. By: Vicky Taylor
Public Opinion
Chambersburg, PA

Alix and Marie Nicole Lewis have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season, including a new Habitat for Humanity home.

To the Haitian couple and their seven children, their new home represents peace and a safe haven. Located in Guilford Township just outside Chambersburg, it is also a wonderful place for their children to grow up, and for their oldest daughter to come home to during college breaks.

Chambersburg Family Gets New Home Thanks to Habitat
Sunday, 17 May 2015 04:45
The Mazariegos-Gomez family following a dedication and blessing ceremony.By Roxann Miller
Hearld Mail
Chambersburg, PA

When Edras Mazariegos-Gomez and his wife, Marilu Mazariegos, left Guatemala in 1994 for a better life in the United States, they never dreamed of owning a home.

But Saturday, the couple and their six children participated in an official dedication and blessing of their new Habitat for Humanity home at 836 Limestone Drive in Chambersburg.

Habitat for Humanity to Redevelop Blighted Properties
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 15:44
25 North Broad Street, Waynesboro, PABy Marcus Rauhut
Public Opinion
Chambersburg, PA

Franklin County commissioners have committed $25,000 from the county's Housing Trust Fund for two Habitat for Humanity projects.

Mark Story, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County, requested the funds to help redevelop blighted properties in Chambersburg and Waynesboro.

A couple donated the property at 25 North Broad Street, Waynesboro, to the nonprofit. The structure was razed because it was unsafe, but Habitat hopes to build a single-family home on the site in 2016.

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