Sussex County Habitat for Humanity Dedicates 18th Home in Concord Village


On Sunday, November 15 at 1:00 p.m., Sussex County Habitat for Humanity will dedicate the its 18th Habitat built house in Concord Village, Seaford. At that time, it will become the home of Blare Steigelman and her two daughters.

Blare Steigelman and local Sussex County Habitat for Humanity volunteers were helped by local groups from Alliance Church of Seaford, Avenue United Methodist of Milford, CITI Bank, First Presbyterian Church of Bakersville, Georgetown Presbyterian Church, Grace United Methodist, Howard T Ennis School, Lighthouse, and R Home Reality.

Financial contributions for the Steigelman home came from Deutsche Bank; Discover Bank; Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh; Habitat for Humanity International; Longwood Foundation; Welfare Foundation; Marmot Foundation; local churches, businesses, and individuals; and Sussex County government.

Local contractors working on the Steigelman home made significant in-kind contributions to the completion of the home. They include: Axiom Engineering, Dukes Lumber, Jimco Electric, New Tech Masonry, Saez & Sons Roofing, and Universal Forest. Valspar and Whirlpool also donated to the completion of the house.

Habitat for Humanity seeks families who currently reside in substandard living conditions and works along side of them to build a simple, decent and affordable home with an

interest-free mortgage. Habitat provides the potential homeowner with training designed to make them successful homeowners.

Sussex County Habitat for Humanity is currently seeking business and faith-based groups to volunteer, Wednesday and Saturday, on worksites in the County. To volunteer, call Liz Barron at 302-855-1153.