Holston Habitat for Humanity kicks off building at 24th Elizabethton home | WJHL

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) Saturday, the rain did not stop Holston Habitat for Humanity and their group of supporters from keeping a development kick-off for a single specific household in Elizabethton.

Even though substantially of the Blevins Rd. residence is designed presently, the kick-off is intended to celebrate the development on a home currently being designed for one particular local man, Kevin Hathaway.

“It’s one thing I’ve constantly wished,” claimed Hathaway of possessing his own residence. Holston Habitat for Humanity was ready to stage in and help make this desire a truth.

As soon as construction is full, he will mark the 24th spouse and children to buy an reasonably priced Habitat property in Elizabethton on your own.

“I am pretty grateful, there is not sufficient words to specific my thanks and how content I am with all this and almost everything that has been completed. Every little thing contributed and everyone who has volunteered for this. It is amazing, it is really great,” said Hathaway.

His residence has been sponsored by the Citizen’s Financial institution Foundation in memory of Charles “Dude” Laporte.

In the coming weeks, volunteers from many Elizabethton churches, businesses and organizations will help set the ending touches on the residence.

Hathaway has been shocked at how rapidly the establish has progressed.

“Where I have been permit down so many instances, it was tricky for me to get enthusiastic about it right until now. I am ready to see the true product and I am actually finally starting to get psyched,” reported Hathaway.

He and other qualified Habitat homebuyers enter a software to full homebuyer schooling lessons, contribute hundreds of hrs of sweat equity, and save for closing expenditures prior to obtaining the chance to purchase their new Habitat properties.

For more info on Holston Habitat for Humanity and how to get associated, contact their Volunteer Supervisor, Mandy Penz, at 423-239-7689 ext. 801 or email [email protected].