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Habitat Greenville garners $15,000 grant from Lowe’s

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County received a $15,000 grant Wednesday from Lowe’s to help repair four homes in the City of Greenville.

The funding from Lowe’s is part of a two-year, $6 million donation to Habitat for Humanity International to support home repair and preservation efforts in owner-occupied homes. Through this partnership, more than 75 local Habitat affiliates will complete more than 480 projects this year to address critical health and safety issues in homes across the U.S. Since 2003, Lowe’s and Habitat have worked together to help more than 18,000 people build or improve a place to call home.

With the support of this grant, Habitat Greenville will conduct critical repairs in low income owner-occupied homes, including ADA improvements that create accessibility and provide safety for the owner occupants.

“Habitat’s Home Preservation Program means a better quality of life for people who have been living in their homes for years, but maintenance is too much for them,” said Monroe Free, President and CEO of Habitat Greenville. “This partnership between Lowe’s and Habitat Greenville is helping people to stay in their homes.”

About Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County:

Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County opened its doors in 1985 to bring families, community partners, and volunteers together to construct affordable, energy-efficient homes that help families build strength, stability, and self-reliance. As of May 2023, Habitat Greenville has completed the construction of 405 homes. Habitat Greenville received the 2017 Builder of the Year award from EarthCraft, and in recognition of financial health, accountability, and transparency, maintain a 4-Star Charity status by Charity Navigator. Habitat Greenville ReStores are located at 3033 Wade Hampton Boulevard, and 1818 Woodruff Road. Call 864-312-5016 for free donation pickups.


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