Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. Celebrates the Completion of Its 53-Home Development in Northeast Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C.

OVERVIEW:

Following seven years of construction, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) completed its 53-home 'Northeast Parcel' development in the Deanwood neighborhood of Northeast Washington in January.  On Saturday, March 5th, DC Habitat staff, major sponsors, volunteers and other supporters will hold a ceremony in recognition of this success.  

WHO:

DC Habitat President & CEO Kent Adcock

Freddie Mac Foundation President & CEO, Ralph F. Boyd, Jr.

Freddie Mac SVP Human Resources Keith Green

Marriott executive Bruce Reed

Washington, D.C. ANC 7C Chair Khaliq Elhillali

Other sponsors, volunteers and partner families who support DC Habitat

WHAT/WHEN/WHERE:

Saturday, March 5, 2011, 1:00 p.m.

Location:   55th & Clay Streets, NE, Washington, D.C.

Opening Remarks, 1:00 p.m.: DC Habitat President & CEO Kent Adcock will make opening remarks.  Following will be: dedication of the final new Northeast Parcel home; remarks by Freddie Mac Foundation President & CEO Ralph Boyd, Freddie Mac Human Resources SVP Keith Green and ANC 7C Chair Khaliq Elhillali; ribbon cutting; and a walking tour of the neighborhood.

About Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C.

Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. believes that everyone deserves a house they want to call home.  That's why we work to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the nation's capital by building affordable, energy- and resource-efficient homes for people in need.  DC Habitat builds and rehabilitates homes in order to sell them to families who are ineligible for conventional financing. Visit us at www.dchabitat.org for more information.

Contact:

Heather Phibbs

Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C.

(202) 882-4600, ext. 233

Heather.phibbs@dchabitat.org



SOURCE Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C.



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