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Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County accepts donation from SSM Health St. Francis Hospital

SSM Health St. Francis Hospital recently presented a donation of $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County.

Pictured left to right are members of the Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County Board of Directors Rex Brod, Kyle Garrett, Mark Hornickel and Linda Gray Smith, SSM Health St. Francis Hospital President Mike Baumgartner, and Habitat Board members Georgia Espey, Amber Robinson and Jonathan Mitchell

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County is a non-profit, nondenominational Christian housing ministry that seeks to eliminate poverty housing and invites people from all walks of life to work in partnership to build houses with individuals and families in need. It offers partner families an opportunity to help themselves, to own a decent, affordable home of their own, which they pay for and maintain.

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County celebrated the completion of its 10th home in November for the family of Chandra White in Maryville.

Partner families invest hundreds of hours…
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Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County dedicates 10th home

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County celebrated the completion of its 10th home and its new owners during a dedication ceremony Nov. 4, 2018.

The new home is located at 416 S. Vine in Maryville.

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County named Chandra White, a single mother of two children, as its latest partner at the conclusion of an application process earlier this year. Construction on the three-bedroom home began last spring, and White is purchasing the home with a zero-interest loan.



Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County is a non-profit, nondenominational Christian housing ministry that seeks to eliminate poverty housing and invites people from all walks of life to work in partnership to build houses with individuals and families in need. It offers partner families an opportunity to help themselves, to own a decent, affordable home of their own, which they pay for and maintain.

Partner families invest hundreds of hours of “sweat equity” into building their homes and the homes of…

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County announces family for 10th home project

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County will partner with Chandra White to build its 10th home this year in Maryville.

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County’s Executive Board recently approved her application and surprised White with the news on Monday morning during a gathering at First United Methodist Church in Maryville.

White is a single mother of two children – Bryla, 11, and Karsen, 8. A recent divorcĂ©e, White and her children currently live in a two-bedroom apartment, and renting a three-bedroom apartment is not a viable option for them. White is employed by the Children’s Division of the Missouri Department of Social Services.

When construction of their new three-bedroom home is complete, White will purchase the home with a zero-interest loan. Habitat and its volunteers will build the home at 416 S. Vine in Maryville.
“I’m very shocked, very excited and very happy,” White said after the announcement.

Board members presented White with flowers as well as books for her childre…