Habitat for Humanity volunteers like those above and at right will be working Friday morning in Sanatoga, making needed repairs to a home within Walnut Ridge Estates.
SANATOGA PA – More than 10 area employees of Bank Of America and representatives of Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County will arrive this morning (Friday, Oct. 9, 2015) at Walnut Ridge Estates on Buchert Road and start to refurbish a town home there for future use by an incoming family, the bank and non-profit jointly announced.
The crew, headed by county Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Marianne Lynch, will work from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to make needed repairs to 4101 Walnut Ridge Estates. It’s one of many vacant or abandoned properties given by the bank to the organization for renovation or reconstruction under a national partnership agreement. The activity kicks off a local observance of the bank’s second “Global Build Week.”
“Other housing challenges” also will be addressed within the county during the month by the joint effort, the announcement stated. The intent is to promote “access to affordable, stable housing (that) is foundational to a family’s financial stability and growth,” it added.
Bank of America has invested more than $50,000 in grants in Montgomery County to help individuals and families regain and maintain financial stability through access to affordable housing and financial coaching, according to Habitat for Humanity.