Bob Douglass Memorial/ Interfaith Build Home to be Dedicated

November 14, 2013

St Leonard Patuxent HabitatPatuxent Habitat for Humanity set to dedicate the Bob Douglass Memorial/ Interfaith Build home in cooperation with Calvert County Churches.

On Saturday November 23, 2013 at 11:00 am, at 221 Helena Dr. Prince Frederick,         Patuxent Habitat for Humanity will dedicate its 18th home to the LaVorgna family. John, Katie, Ella & Mia will be home for the Holidays!

This affordable home renovation was made possible by the Bank of America Foundation, several Calvert County Churches, and the Bob Douglass Memorial Fund. Bob Douglass was a beloved friend, & extremely gifted volunteer, who passed away earlier in the year.

Because of the generous donations of his family, and friends we named this Interfaith Build home after him. The Douglass family and friends continue to support the Patuxent Habitat for Humanity mission.

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity was thrilled to start this project since it was our first renovation. The LaVorgna family is currently living over a garage in St. Leonard. Katie LaVorgna commented “It will be so nice for everyone to have their own space to grow into especially for the girls. We are so excited! “The family worked alongside several volunteers, mostly on Saturday’s and put in almost 400 hours of their required “sweat equity.”

Our Vision: A world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Our Mission Statement Seeking to put God’s love into action, Patuxent Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Patuxent Habitat for humanity is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.

All are welcome Patuxent Habitat for Humanity has an open-door policy: All who believe that everyone needs a decent, affordable place to live are welcome to help with the work, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, political views or any of the other distinctions that too often divide people. In short, Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and also serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion. As a matter of policy, Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations do not proselytize. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must either adhere to or convert to a particular faith, or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

About Habitat for Humanity International: Founded in Americus, Georgia, USA, in 1976, Habitat for Humanity today operates around the globe and has helped build, renovate and repair more than 600,000 decent, affordable houses sheltering more than 3 million people worldwide.

For more info please call 301.863.6227 or e-mail info@patuxenthabitat.org or check out the website www.patuxenthabitat.org

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