Press release for Walbridge applicants
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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P.O. Box 235 | Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 | 419-353-5430 | Info@WCHabitat.org | WCHabitat.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Amy N. Reeves, Social Media and Marketing Intern
Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, Ohio
Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, Ohio is looking for applicants for its upcoming
home in Walbridge.
[BOWLING GREEN, OH, (May 27, 2015)] – Walbridge gifted land to Habitat for Humanity
of Wood County. A 0.178-acre lot at 121 Clinton St. was donated to the village by the family of
Billie Gilliam on Dec. 31. The Walbridge Village Council approved the donation by a
unanimous vote this month. Habitat for Humanity of Wood County plans to build a new home on
this land in the fall in partnership with Penta Career Center. Construction will begin in
September and continue on throughout the school year with anticipated completion in the Spring,
2016. Currently, they are looking for applicants who are seeking a homeownership opportunity
with Habitat for Humanity. Eligible partner families purchase the home with a zero-percent or
low-interest subsidized mortgage. Payments range between $400-$500 per month. Completion of
a Homeowner Education program along with sweat-equity (volunteer hours) are a requirement of
the program. For questions or a request for a pre-application, call the office at 419-353-5430.
About Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, Ohio
Locally, Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, Ohio has built 32 homes in the county for
residents in need of decent housing with the help of generous sponsors, donors and hardworking
volunteers. Habitat for Humanity continues to welcome donations to further its mission and build
more homes. Monetary gifts can be sent to Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, Ohio, P.O.
Box 235, Bowling Green, OH 43402 or online at www.wchabitat.org on the “Donate” page.