Landscapes3 Public Survey

The Chester County Planning Commission released a public survey in an effort to gather additional input from the public about the development of Landscapes3, the county’s next comprehensive plan. The survey seeks to gather feedback on several issues, including growth, open space and environment, sense of place, modern infrastructure, transportation, the economy, healthy lifestyles, and housing options.

This is a great opportunity for us to let our voices be heard about the need for affordable housing in the future planning of Chester County.

To participate in the survey, click here. For more information about Landscapes3, visit the Chester County Planning Commission’s website.

Take the Survey

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Driving to Build Golf Outing

Despite the sudden heat wave, it was a beautiful day for golf at the fourteenth annual Driving to Build golf outing on June 12 at French Creek Golf Club. Fun was had by all as foursomes competed in chipping, longest drive, straightest drive, and closest to the pin contests on a beautiful course. All money raised will support Habitat’s mission to build decent, affordable housing in Chester County. The success of the event would not have been possible without the support of the golfers and generous sponsors.

For more photos courtesy of Kristen Kanze Photography, visit our Facebook page.

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Beverage Cart Sponsors: Phillips Mushroom Farms, Rainer & Co.

Snack Table Sponsors: Drew & Dee Bilotta, Rick & Robin Gasloli, MacElree Harvey, Ltd., Meridian Bank, T.O. Epps & Associates, WSFS Financial

Vehicle Sponsor: Audi West Chester

Longest Drive Sponsors: Viwinco

Closest to the Pin Sponsor: Fox Rothschild

Chipping Contest Sponsor: RAM-T Corporation

Driving Range Sponsors: Pennoni Associates, Tague Lumber

Putting Green Sponsors: The Law Office of Jack D. Wuerstle, Radnor Benefits Group

Straightest Drive Sponsor: The Bourbon Trailblazers

Build a House…Build a Dream 2017

Congratulations to all of the 2017 Contestants!

A great day was had by all who participated in this year’s Build a House…Build a Dream contest! Each year our contestants’ model houses get more and more creative and this year was no exception! We want to congratulate them on their hard work and for making the judges’ decisions difficult!

We would also like to thank our volunteers, whose hard work and dedication made the event a success for our participants and spectators. We want to give an even bigger thank you to our founding sponsor, Fox & Roach Charities for their unparalleled support of this event over its fourteen year history.

Check out our Facebook page to see pictures from the event and to keep up to date with Habitat news and events.

Thank you to everyone who participated! Congratulations to this year’s award winners!

1st Place: Ally & Grace from Garnet Valley Elementary

2nd Place: Courtney & Maggie from Hillendale Elementary

3rd Place: Katie & Marley from Swarthmore-Rutledge Elementary

Fan Favorite Award: Caeli & Violet from Swarthmore-Rutledge Elementary

 

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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Volunteers Wanted!

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The Caln and Kennett Square ReStores are looking for a friendly, positive person to lend a hand in the warehouse! The Volunteer Warehouse Assistant is a flexible, weekly volunteer position available any day Monday through Saturday in 3+ hour shifts. Volunteers should be comfortable moving furniture and other large and bulky items up to 50 pounds.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in safe and careful loading and unloading of ReStore donations and purchases from customers’ vehicles and ReStore trucks.
  • Help to maintain cleanliness and organization of the warehouse and sales floor. Keep aisles clear of product and debris
  • Graciously accept donations that have been dropped off at back dock and politely, but firmly, reject items that do not meet the ReStore donation guidelines.
  • Safely place new donations on the sales floor in the correct department.

Benefits:

  • Eligibility for volunteer discount at the ReStores and appreciation gifts and events
  • Comradery, friendship, and the warm and fuzzy feeling only volunteering can provide

 

Interested?

Email Kate at katie@hfhcc.org or call 610-384-7993, ext. 10

Summer Construction Update

Think it’s been hot this summer? Tell that to our volunteers on the construction site who have been busy working on 4 homes in Coatesville.

The picture above was taken in May. Though the exterior of the two houses on the left, 309 and 311, may look like they haven’t changed much, since then they have been insulated and drywalled, leaving only finishing work remaining. Because of this quick progress, in just over two weeks, our fourth family of 2016 will be moving in!

The other two houses in the photo above, 313 and 315, really went from the ground up this summer! Since May, the entire first and second floor have been framed and the roof is on. Now, the staircases are in and the electrical is being roughed in, so the interior work can really begin! We expect these final two houses to be completed and ready for move in before the winter arrives.

Thanks to our dedicated volunteers who have worked tirelessly through this brutal summer at the construction site! Here’s hoping that fall is just around the corner!