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Morris County Vocational School District Donates to Habitat

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The students from the class of 2013 at the Morris County Vocational School in Denville recently presented a very generous check for more than $2,500 for Morris Habit for Humanity to use for an upcoming build project. These funds will be   used to build safe, decent, and affordable housing in Morris County and the surrounding areas. Pictured (from left to right) are Eric Medore (Class of 2013 Vice President), Katie Ilardi (Class advisor), Laura Dessel (class advisor), Gina DiDomenico (public relations), and Blair Bravo, Morris Habitat CEO.

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Morris Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles by building homes, communities and hope. Morris Habitat is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; advocating for fair and just housing policies; and providing training and access to resources to help families improve their living conditions.  Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. Morris Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion.  

Since 1985 Morris Habitat has served 305 families though home ownership opportunities, home preservation, and international home building programs. During the past year Morris Habitat has completing 5 units, with 15 under construction, and finished 10 home repair projects. Thirty eight projects are in the pipeline for 2015-2017.  In addition, proceeds from the ReStore, opened May 2007, have built 14 homes and diverted 4,400 tons of useable material out of landfills.  Located at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph. Store hours: Tues 12 - 8 p.m., Wed & Fri 10 - 6 p.m., Thurs. 10 - 8 p.m., sat 10 - 5 p.m.  

 

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