Preview: Habitat for Humanity’s Rock the Block Event

Habitat for Humanity Capital Region repairs and builds homes to sell to people in need of decent and affordable housing in Ingham County, Mich. Habitat for Humanity Capital Region is part of a global nonprofit housing organization that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat was founded on the conviction that everyone deserves 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. Habitat for Humanity Capital Region has served more than 800 families throughout its 29-year history in greater Lansing.

This month, the lives of families and the community in Old Town, Lansing will be forever changed as hundreds of dedicated Habitat for Humanity Capital Region community volunteers help local families revitalize their homes and neighborhood as part of the Rock the Block event from July 18-22, 2016.

A weeklong event, this community revitalization program helps homeowners to complete affordable exterior improvements with the assistance of local organizations and individuals. Free energy audits, yardwork and dumpster access will be available to homeowners and renters within the target area.

Projects take place in the neighborhoods in and around the East Grand River Avenue and Turner Street area in Old Town, Lansing. Among 300 volunteers will meet each morning at the Epicenter of Worship at 102 W. Grand River Ave.

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