Habitat seeks partner families in Atmore

Published 1:32 pm Thursday, September 11, 2014

Escambia County Habitat for Humanity has planned two orientation meetings in September, for families in the Atmore area who may wish to own a Habitat home.

These meetings will be Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Mayson Auditorium at Atmore Community Hospital, located at 401 Medical Park Drive. The first meeting will be at 7:30 a.m., and the second will be at 9 a.m.

A family member must attend the entire session in order to receive an application. There will be no exceptions.

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For more information, call (251) 867-0095.

Habitat is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian organization dedicated to eliminating substandard housing. Habitat works in partnership with low-income families to build simple, decent houses that are then sold to the families through no-interest mortgage loans.

Building materials, funds, and labor are donated by businesses, religious and civil groups, as well as individuals.