Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity, Consumers Energy and MSHDA help repair homes in partnership with U.S. military veterans in Saginaw and Bancroft

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity, along with support from Consumers Energy and Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), completed work to help repair the homes of two local U.S. military veterans.  The project is part of Habitat for Humanity’s Repair Corps program, an initiative funded by Consumers Energy and MSHDA to help build, rehabilitate or repair the homes of U.S. military veterans and their families.

In partnership with the veterans, volunteers completed installing new exerior doors and insulation at the Bancroft home, and insulation and ductwork at the Saginaw home. 

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity is one of more than 45 local Habitat offices selected to participate in the 2017 Repair Corpsprogram, through which volunteers will help build or repair more than 200 veterans’ homes across the country.

“We are blessed to be are able to leverage funds from Consumers Energy and MSHDA with our own incredible volunteers to address the critical housing needs of those who are unable to afford to make these repairs on their own.”- Cameron Brady, Executive Director.

Habitat’s Repair Corps program supports projects ranging from new construction to home repair projects such as weatherproofing, installation of access ramps and kitchen or bathroom renovations for wheelchair access.

About Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity (SSHFH) is one of nearly 1,365 U.S. affiliates of Habitat for Humanity International and one of 65 in the State of Michigan. Since April 1987, SSHFH volunteers have built or renovated 185 simple, decent homes with partnering low-income families and completed interior/exterior repairs and improvements on more than 400 houses.

Contact:

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity

Alyssa DePlonty, Community Impact Coordinator

989-753-5200 x. 500

Email: alyssadeplonty@sshfh.org