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Nevada Co Habitat Gets $20,000 Grant

Another funding boost for the Nevada County chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Associate Director Lorraine Larson says they’ve received a $20,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation…

click to listen Lorraine Larson

Larson says they’ve had good community support, enabling Habitat to maintain a consistent construction schedule for the last decade…

click to listen to Lorraine Larson

In addition to the financial investment, Larson says Wells Fargo team members recently volunteered a combined 100 hours to help build a home on Whiting Street in Grass Valley, one of two in that neighborhood that’s under construction this summer, with completion expected by the fall. Homeowners must also contribute 500 hours of so-called “sweat equity”, or construction help. Those hours could also include other volunteer work for Habitat.

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