Helping hand for Habitat

Habitat for Humanity received a cheque for $20,000 from Kootenay Savings

On behalf of the Kootenay Savings Community Foundation

On behalf of the Kootenay Savings Community Foundation, Castlegar Downtown Branch Manager Sandro Rotach, Director Judy Aldridge and Castlegar Crossroads Branch Manager Paul Maier Branch recently presented Habitat for Humanity West Kootenay representative Beryl Haigh (middle right) with a $20,000 grant to assist with the construction of a home in Castlegar to help a local family in need.

 

Along with a group of dedicated volunteers, Habitat for Humanity is also fortunate to have assistance from Selkirk College Carpentry pre-apprentice students. With construction in full swing, extra help is always needed and appreciated, so if you’re interested in chipping in as a site supervisor, labourer, equipment, tool or truck driver, or want to help out by making lunches for the workers, please contact Habitat for Humanity at 250.308.0849 or visit their website at habitatwk.ca.

 

 

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