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Community Spotlight: Manatee Habitat Receives Grant From Wells Fargo


BRADENTON – Manatee County Habitat for Humanity has received a $15,000 grant from Wells Fargo. The grant administered through the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation “Team Member Volunteer Program” will provide support for the construction of a Habitat home in the Ellenton Hope Landing neighborhood. In addition to providing financial support, Wells Fargo Team members will contribute 60 volunteer hours on the jobsite.

Machelle Maner, Sr. Community Development Officer and Debra Faulk, Community Affairs Officer, both of Wells Fargo presented the check to Manatee Habitat at a recent Board meeting. “Wells Fargo is proud to make this contribution and looks forward to working with Manatee Habitat on this project,” said Maner. Team members from the bank are planning to be on site to volunteer in September.


Pictured from Left to Right, Machelle Maner, Sr. Community Development Officer

Well Fargo, Dick Amesbury (Board Member), Vicky Followell (Board Member), Jim

Frame (Board Member), Debra Faulk, Community Affairs Officer Wells Fargo, Diana

Shoemaker (Executive Director).

About Manatee County Habitat for Humanity

Manatee County Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit, ecumenical, volunteer-based organization dedicated to building homes in partnership with low-income families who need safe, decent, affordable housing. The Manatee County Habitat for Humanity Affiliate was chartered in the summer of 1994 and has built 109 homes with the help of donors, families and volunteers. Habitat for Humanity houses are sold to qualified partner families for no profit and financed with affordable, interest-free loans that are financed by Habitat. For more information on the organizatoin, visit www.ManateeHabitat.org, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MCHFH, or follow on Twitter, @manateehabitat.

About Wells Fargo Housing Foundation

The Foundation provides sustainable homeownership opportunities for low-to moderate-income people by providing volunteer and financial resources to local and national nonprofit housing organizations. This mission is accomplished by working with local and national nonprofit housing organizations that have demonstrated the ability to create homeownership opportunities for low- to moderate-income families. The foundation also supports nonprofit housing organizations that help low- to moderate-income homeowners make necessary repairs and upgrades. For more information about the foundation visit www.WellsFargo.com.


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