December 19, 2007
State Farm Insurance Recognizes Habitat as Good Neighbor
Biloxi, MS –State Farm Insurance presented a $5,000 Good Neighbor Citizenship grant to Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast (HFHMGC) on Tuesday, December 18 at 1:00 p.m. The check presentation was held at the Gulf Coast Business Technology Center, 1636 Popps Ferry Road in Biloxi. This grant will assist Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast with the completion of several building projects throughout the community.
"State Farm is proud to support Habitat for Humanity, locally and nationally. Habitat's commitment to eliminating homelessness and poverty housing and providing affordable housing aligns with our commitment to building strong communities,” said Susan Lamey, Public Affairs Specialist. In addition to supporting Habitat affiliates locally, State Farm is the National Corporate Sponsor of Habitat's Youth Programs. State Farm’s annual grant contribution of more than $1,000,000 not only provides support to Habitat programs across the United States and Canada, but also challenges youth to build the future.
Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast recognizes that affordable housing contributes to the overall health and success of the community. The condition of available housing and commercial services greatly affects the quality of life for residents and the stability of the MS Gulf Coast region. We are thankful for partnerships like the one with State Farm, as they are vital to our mission of providing educated, financially responsible families with the affordable homes that they deserve.
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