Habitat for Humanity set to dedicate 111th home

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A Savannah family will soon be the 111th recipient of a Habitat Savannah home.

Habitat Savannah, representativeness of Wells Fargo advisors as well as volunteers, homeowners and members of the community will dedicate the Essex Ave home on Saturday, Oct. 8 in Tremont Park at 1 p.m. to the Grant family.

Habitat Savannah and Wells Fargo Advisors will present the keys to Ms. Grant and her son. Ms. Grant recently purchased the home which was constructed by over 400 Savannah volunteers including staff with the Savannah branch of Wells Fargo Advisors.

"It is Habitat Savannah's goal to build stronger families by creating more stable communities as we are doing in Tremont Park. We are committed to improving our city through the partnerships we have formed with our families, local businesses, and our volunteers," said Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity's Board Chair, Ben Johnson.

"We are deeply appreciative of the financial support and volunteer hours provided by Savannah's Wells Fargo Advisors.  With Wells Fargo's support we were able to reduce the cost associated with building the Grant family home; thereby, increasing our capacity to provide more affordable homes for more families."

John Leadem, Complex Manager/Senior Vice President with Wells Fargo Advisors, reflected on his organization's role in building a Habitat home, "It was a rewarding and fulfilling experience for our staff and for me personally to help raise these walls.  We know that this is just another step in a long lasting commitment from Wells Fargo Advisors to the Savannah Community.  We appreciate the opportunity to serve."

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