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HouseFest

In its early days, Habitat for Humanity staged numerous long walks to bring attention to the new ministry. In 1983, there was a 700 mile walk from Habitat’s headquarters in Americus, Georgia to Indianapolis in celebration of Habitat’s 7th Anniversary. In October of that same year, a group of dedicated volunteers launched an unstoppable movement to raise awareness in support of the critical housing issues facing the Centre-Clearfield-Clinton county region. It took a little more than one year to raise funding, secure a property, identify a qualified partner family, and recruit hundreds of willing volunteers to provide the hands-on volunteer labor needed. The first home, located in Bellefonte, was dedicated in 1985. 

Since then, the organization has served nearly 70 families by building/renovating homes for our first-time homebuyer program. Additionally, as part of HFHGCC’s affiliation with Habitat for Humanity International, we have helped to support another 86 families internationally through our annual tithe contribution. That means the local affiliate has collectively helped more than 150 families in our 30+ year history!

In 2018, we will be raising funds to help build a new home! 

We've gotten older, so we are no longer focused on staging walks. Instead, HouseFest 2018 will focus on building community and raising money for our upcoming build in Bellefeonte.  take place Sunday, April 15th at Tudek Memorial Park. Please consider supporting HFHGCC’s HouseFest efforts by either joining us for the picnic or by supporting one of our many participants with a financial contribution.  

To register as an individual, to create a team fundraising page, or to support an already registered participant, click here.  

Or you can download a 2018 HouseFest Information Packet (including donation tracking pages for walkers). 

Register here, then set up an individual or team fundraising page and share!  

If you want to support an already registered participant, click here.  

 

Many thanks to our event sponsors: 

     

   

 

Mary Lou Bennett, RE/MAX Centre Realty

 

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