Friday, November 29th, 2019 11am
411 Murray St, Corunna, ON
Sarnia, ON – Habitat Sarnia/Lambton and County of Lambton representatives will be at 411 Murray Street in Corunna on Friday November 29th at 11am for the official key ceremony of the new home Habitat build. The keys will be presented to the first occupants Theresa Welch & Carly Pembleton-Crawford – clients of Lambton County Developmental Services. The land was kindly donated by Douglas and Nadine Lasenby of Corunna, in memory of their late uncle, Eddie. The LCDS partnership with Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton along with the support of so many build teams from the Sarnia/Lambton community has made this 1st build down river a resounding success. Anyone from the public/local media are welcome to join in this special dedication ceremony.
David Waters, Habitat Sarnia/Lambton CEO:
“We are delighted to be handing Theresa & Carly the keys to 411 Murray Street on Friday the 29th of November. Partnerships are how we get houses built, both community and corporate, along with our long list of valued construction partners. Everyone has come together once again to help us in providing a safe, decent, affordable home in partnership with LCDS. These are the feel good moments that we strive to make happen for local families in our community. It is with the support of everyone in the Sarnia/Lambton area that affordable housing is a real possibility to those that need it the most. The affordable housing shortage in Canada is at a critical level – Habitat Sarnia/Lambton will continue to be an active proponent for change, advancement and social change of mindset towards affordable housing here in our local community.”
Habitat Sarnia/Lambton has been changing lives with 59 home builds since 1994. Habitat sells the safe, decent homes to families for a $0-down, 0%-interest, Habitat held, geared-to-income mortgage. The Habitat Handyman program – in partnership with the County of Lambton – has served 260 families providing affordable home improvements. Social enterprise Sarnia ReStore is #7 in Canada with net revenues paying 100% of operational and administrative expenses, ensuring 100% of donations received build more homes for more local families.