KILLEEN (April 4, 2013)—Bell County Habitat for Humanity will dedicate their 65th house to its new owner and his six children.
Built by volunteers and sponsored by numerous organizations, the Johnsons will move into their 5-bedroom 2-bath house on Saturday.
Clementine Ming and an outreach of the Greater Vision Community Church have collected food to stock the pantry with at the new home.
Bell County’s Habitat for Humanity builds affordable energy-efficient homes for low-income families using volunteer labor and providing a zero-percent mortgage with a goal of maintaining affordable housing and minimizing poverty.
The group selects each new home owner depending on the applicant’s need, income and willingness to pitch in to build their house.
Volunteers spend Fridays and Saturdays to build each house.
The family will be given the keys to their new home on Carter Street at 10 a.m.
To volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, call (254) 680-4007.