HOUSE #295 209 HOOD STREET
Kennesha Hopkins closed on her new home in time to be "Home for the Holidays," an exciting project sponsored in part by WSLS.
HOUSE #294 1416 FILLMORE STREET
La'Kena Scott recently closed on her new home in time for Christmas! She and her three daughters are right at home!
HOUSE 293 1208 KNIGHT STREET
Roger and Miraj Bryan are enjoying their new home with their two sons.
HOUSE #291 LIBERTY HOUSE 2016
Tiffany Patrick, mother of three daughters, partnered with the Liberty University Habitat for Humanity Club to build her new home on Maryland Avenue.
HOUSE #290 (THE RESTORE BUILD)
HOUSE #289 (THE APOSTLES BUILD)
The Marty and Ryan Hubbard Family recently partnered with GLHFH and ten Lynchburg Churches to build their new home on Harrison Street. We were excited to see the faith community, families, volunteers, donors, and community come together to demonstrate God's love by building homes, community and hope. The following Churches sponsored this new home for the Hubbards:
* Grace Evangelical Free Church
* Heritage United Methodist Church
* Holy Cross Catholic Church
* Peakland United Methodist Church
* Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church
* Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church
* St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
* St. Thomas More Catholic Church
* Timberlake Christian Church
* St. John’s Episcopal Church
HOUSE #288 (ONE WORLD BUILD)
In response to the chaos in the world caused by violence and aggression between nations, religions, and ethnicities, the One World Build, our most-recently completed project, was a demonstration to the rest of humanity that here, in this community, people from many nations can come together and join hands and hearts to build a home for a family that deserves a hand up. Greater Lynchburg Habitat gathered many people from different countries, faiths, ethnicities, and races to participate by volunteering to build the Martinez home on warren Avenue, and donating enough money to purchase the building materials.
On October 6, 2014, Donna Vincent, GLHFH's Executive Director, announced (at a press conference) the One World Build. Tom Gerdy envisioned the One World Build with Ms. Vincent, and Sam and Nancy Cardwell agreed to sponsor the second half of the needed funds ($30,000) if we could raise the first $30,000 (which we did!).
Gerardo Martinez and Ruth Hernandez, along with their daughter, Diana, were selected as the homebuyers of the One World Build, and are now living in their beautiful new home.
Lynchburg's "international community" participated, drawing from area colleges like Lynchburg College, Randolph College, and Liberty University.
HOUSE #287 (JOSEPHINE'S HOUSE)
Because of the generosity of Josephine Wood, the construction of a lovely two-story three bedroom home was completed at 1706 Grace Street. This historic neighborhood, conveniently located near Highway 29, is the perfect place for Nina Ford to raise her kids. The Fords moved into their new home in April 2015.
A beautiful three-bedroom two-story home was built for the Kimberly Jiggetts family. Kimberly and her two excited children are very happy to have moved into their new home at 1712 Monroe Street on November 24, 2014.
The following Lynchburg churches, along with partners and volunteers, made Houses 284 and 285 possible: Calvary Baptist; Grace Memorial Episcopal; Saint Andrew's Presbyterian; Heritage UMC; Timberlake Christian; Saint Thomas More; and Covenant Presbyterian.
A very spacious and lovely five bedroom home was restored for the Stephen and Gabrielle Gerling family. They and their four beautiful children are very happy to have moved into their new home at 1708 Pierce Street on June 23, 2014.
The restoration of an awesome energy-efficient three bedroom home at 407 Wise Street is now the home of the Shirley Crawford family, who moved in on June 2, 2014.