After living in a cramped two-bedroom city apartment for 15 years, the family of eight are preparing to move into the colonial-style four-bedroom single-family home in Jefferson Township, New Jersey.
“Without Morris Habitat, we won’t be able to have an affordable home,” said Marly Davis.
With the help of volunteers and financial donations, Morris Habitat paved the way for the Davis family to afford their dream home.
The property, located in the serene community of Lake Shawnee, will welcome new owners with automatic Lake Club membership, giving them access to the beach and clubhouse.
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“It’s an amazing feeling to be part of someone’s journey to achieving their goals. Thousands of people have experienced similar stories of living in cramped conditions paying up to 50% or more of their income in rent, many of whom are professionals who live in New Jersey. “said Blair Schleicher Wilson, CEO of Morris Habitat for Humanity.
Since 1985, Morris Habitat has helped more than 660 families make their household dreams come true.
The organization and its volunteers built 120 local homes and preserved 200 homes for low-income residents and the elderly.
“We worked hard. We put in 500 hours of sweat capital building the house and now to see that it’s pretty amazing,” said Scott Davis.
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