Horizon Bank donates $3,000 to Habitat for Humanity projects

Big RAPIDS — Horizon Bank of Significant Rapids not long ago built a donation to the Mecosta County Habitat for Humanity to assistance guidance a number of solutions and projects the corporation is enterprise.

The $3,000 donation will aid help tasks established to reward veterans and house maintenance tasks the group engages in.

Barbara Seabolt, executive director of Habitat for Humanity, said the money will go a long way towards the impression the jobs can make.

“We anticipate to use this for a significant property fix plan,” Seabolt explained. “What that does is it assists present home owners with or unexpected emergency troubles that appear up with their residences. There are normally urgent problems with housing in Mecosta County, in particular this time of yr, and we are immensely appreciative of what they’re gifting us mainly because it really is likely to go a extended way to aid quite a few households in the local community straight away to get us completed so that we are ready to do it.”

Seabolt mentioned for the very first emergency job the funds will be employed to assist a regional family fix a fault furnace prior to the worst of the winter season weather sets in.

Mecosta County Habitat for Humanity was recognized in 1992 by a group of locals with a target of reducing poverty housing in Mecosta County, with the first Mecosta County Habitat residence currently being created in 1994 in Massive Rapids.

In 2022, the Mecosta Habitat for Humanity completed its 35th home, 32 of which were being first builds and 3 getting rehabs of donated houses.

Chad Nastoff, branch manager at Horizon Bank of Huge Rapids, introduced the examine.

“We just definitely want to give back to someplace in the local community that does good issues,” Nastoff mentioned. “Especially this time of 12 months with winter coming up, and on the house aspect just placing roofs in excess of people’s heads, and just that it really is keeping in the neighborhood was significant for us. I want persons to know that Horizon cares. We truly care about our community. We are in this article for the prolonged haul, and we just really like providing back.”

Tom Rowland, marketplace president of Horizon Bank of Massive Rapids, was also in attendance to commemorate the donation.  

Horizon Bank of Large Rapids has also donated to regional corporations, together with the Significant Rapids Downtown Company Association, in the past 12 months.

By way of the Homeownership Software, the corporation is also in a position to assistance group users with house repairs and has finished various restoration make assignments, aiding people in want keep in their households safely and securely.

An future task for Habitat in Mecosta County will be to aid with a renovation for a veteran who wants wheelchair accessibility in his property.

Seabolt explained the home fix plan has modified lives.

“We’ll do anything that we can to assist a veteran and their family members,” Seabolt claimed. “Even if they really don’t function within just our speedy applications, we will do no matter what we can to assist. We’re hoping to do a new property make for a veteran this forthcoming spring, as we’re trying to get all this labored out with some grant funding and matters like that. We want to make it as uncomplicated for them as we can.”

For much more details on the Mecosta County Habitat for Humanity, go to: mecostahabitat.org.