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Franklin County Habitat for Humanity
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.

Pa. ReStore Opens to Help Fund Habitat Homes
Friday, 23 January 2015 12:32
Joe Crocetta/Staff Photographer/Herald MailBy Don Aines
The Herald Mail

Items were moving briskly out of the door within minutes of ReStore's opening Friday morning, but Manager Justin Hoke said there were two more stockrooms and a trailer of furniture, appliances and building materials available to replenish the sales floor.

Habitat Opens Chambersburg Home Improvement Store
Friday, 23 January 2015 11:51
Shoppers check out the wares after the Friday grand opening of the Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County ReStore in Chambersburg.By Marisol Medina
Public Opinion
Chambersburg, PA

Forget ribbon cutting.

Habitat for Humanity's ReStore home improvement store found a more relevant way to celebrate its grand opening on Jan. 23 — with a board cutting ceremony.

After sawing through the piece of lumber, store manager Justin Hoke opened his doors to a line of about 40 shoppers.

Haitian Minister and Family Receives Key for Phoenix House
Monday, 24 November 2014 17:56
Director of Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County Mark Story, left, stands Saturday with Gener and Aurore Lascase, the new residents of The Phoenix House.By Lauren Cappuccio

With smiles amid a cheering crowd Saturday, the Lascase family accepted the keys to its new Habitat for Humanity home.

Gener Lascase, a minister originally from Haiti who runs a Haitian ministry through the Salem United Brethren Church, will be living in the 310 E. King St. home with his wife and their five children, Syndy, Jonathan, Meatchacson, Davidson and Sooyann.

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