McKINNEY (July 2, 2015) — The North Collin County Habitat for Humanity and 90.9 KCBI-FM are teaming up as Ministry Partners for the Month of July along with Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. The partnership kicked-off with a KCBI Summer of Service Build Day on Saturday, June 27.
KCBI has devoted significant broadcast time to make listeners aware of the need for decent, affordable housing in our communities, and encouraged listeners to get involved by volunteering to build with NCC Habitat and the Dallas Area Habitat. The culmination of their efforts was realized on June 27 with listeners volunteering at our NCC Habitat KCBI Build Day event in McKinney.
“Both Habitat for Humanity and KCBI care deeply about changing the lives of those we serve,” said KCBI General Manager Matt Austin. “We are delighted that so many listeners responded to the opportunity to help families experience the joy of home ownership and a brighter future.”
Volunteers worked on the homes of single mothers, Veronica Castro and Kay McFadden. Volunteers painted inside walls for the Castro family home, constructed framing of the McFadden home, and painted a McKinney home on one of our Brush with Kindness home repair projects. Lunch for all volunteers was donated by RaceTrac.
Jason Jupiterwala, member of NCC Habitat’s Board of Directors, said,” It was exciting to see two great organizations partnering together to put God’s love into action by building homes for low-income families. Both NCC Habitat and KCBI are actively serving our community, and I am grateful to have been a part of such a tremendous day.”
For more information about KCBI’s Summer of Service Project, visit kcbi.org/summer-of-service. To learn more about KCBI’s Ministry of the Month, NCC Habitat and the Dallas Area Habitat, see kcbi.org/habitat-for-humanity. To learn about local volunteer opportunities with NCC Habitat, visit ncc-habitat.com.
About 90.9 KCBI-FM
90.9 KCBI-FM exists to serve North Texans with Encouraging Music and Words of Hope from the Bible. KCBI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. As a listener-supported Christian ministry, all donations are tax-deductible. For more information, visit ncc-habitat.com.
About the North Collin County Habitat for Humanity
North Collin County Habitat for Humanity (NCC Habitat) is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles. We put God’s love into action by building homes and communities. We are dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide. We encourage positive relationships throughout the community by advocating for fair housing policies and by providing training to help families improve their shelter conditions. NCC Habitat was incorporated in 1992. We enable families throughout northern Collin County (Anna, Celina, Farmersville, Frisco, McKinney, Melissa, Princeton and Prosper) to achieve the dream of home ownership and dignity. With the help of partnerships, NCC Habitat has built over 97 houses. We also have started a new program called “A Brush With Kindness” where we help low income families with exterior repairs including roof, siding, paint and general clean up. We’ve served 81 families through this program (mostly seniors). Internationally, NCC Habitat has built 34 homes in Mexico, Egypt, Asia Tsunami and Honduras. Habitat also operates a ReStore that is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday. We sell new and gently used building materials and furniture to the public. For more information, visit ncc-habitat.com.
About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Anchored by the conviction that housing provides a path out of poverty, since 1976 Habitat has helped more than five million people through home construction, rehabilitation and repairs and by increasing access to improved shelter through products and services. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and affordable shelter and offers a variety of housing support services that enable families with limited means to make needed improvements on their homes as their time and resources allow. As a nonprofit Christian housing organization, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in its mission. To learn more, donate or volunteer, visit habitat.org.