Habitat for Humanity Story

"The Y needs to be less shy about asking people to give their time. People are really ready to do so."
- Jack, Y Member, Doylestown, PA

Name of Project: House Construction Project
YMCA: Central Bucks Family YMCA, Doylestown, PA
Partner: Habitat for Humanity
Date: Summer 2013

Moving Wall Panels

A group of 11 members volunteered four hours each to move 26 pre-constructed wall panels from a local Habitat for Humanity facility to a new home construction site.  The volunteers loaded the panels into a truck, and then followed the truck 30 minutes to the construction site.  The panels were unloaded and prepared for the next volunteer group of builders to come in.

Family Has a Place to Call Home

Three months later, with the help of 27 different volunteer groups and 959 volunteer hours total, a family was handed the keys to their new home.  The opportunity for affordable homeownership increases this family’s chance for independence and economic well-being.  It’s a dream come true!

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