A Prayer for Houston
At North Platte Area Habitat for Humanity, we hold our boss, Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford in high regard. He is a very compassionate, caring gentlemen and has great passion for the mission of Habitat for Humanity. Recently he shared with us a prayer for the families and victims of the horrific flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Houston. We felt it was worth sharing with our Habitat family. Below this message is a statement he shared after the violence in Charlot
What's the Deal with Sweat Equity?
So most folks know that a Habitat for Humanity Homeowner has put in some Sweat Equity on their home. Its what makes Habitat for Humanity a unique organization and makes the experience for homeowners and volunteers alike so rewarding. But what is Sweat Equity and what does it mean? Let's begin.... Sweat Equity is the time homeowners spend working on their home, or the homes of other partner families. It is meant to give the homeowner a true sense of ownership from beginning to
Show me the money!
On Tuesday, August 8 North Platte Area Habitat for Humanity was the grateful recipient of a $5,000 grant courtesy of Great Western Bank's Making Life Great grant program. We had applied for this grant earlier in 2017 to put towards the purchase of a piece of property we'd hoped to acquire that is large enough to allow us to build nine homes on. The good folks from Great Western Bank, Kathleen Matthews, Judy Leitner, and Leland Poppe met us at the site to present the "big chec