Rock the Block Initiative Empowering Neighbors on the Eastside

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October 14, 2020
Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County is thrilled to announce that our annual Rock the Block initiative will take place the week of October 12 on Wilmington’s Eastside. For many years, HabitatNCC has focused its efforts and resources on revitalizing this part of our city, mainly through homeownership. Just one tool among many in our box of empowering neighbors in the community, Rock the Block expands focus from homeownership to street beautification, and, in 2020, COVID preparedness.
 
Eastside residents who pre-registered may take advantage of services this week, including mobile food pantry pick-ups, COVID-19 care kit pick-up, a mask-making challenge, home gutter cleanings, and yard maintenance. Through Habitat’s neighborhood Revitalization approach, Habitat affiliates offer an expanded array of housing services and partner with local residents, housing leaders, community groups, and businesses to transform neighborhoods and enhance the quality of life in communities. We thank our sponsors Healthy Communities Delaware and TD Charitable Foundation for their support.
 
For more information about Habit for Humanity of New Castle County’s neighborhood revitalization efforts, visit https://www.habitatncc.org/programs/neighborhood-revitalization/. 
 
About Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity New Castle County (HFHNCC) brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.  Founded in 1986, as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, HFHNCC creates decent, affordable homeownership opportunities for low-income families, provides critical repairs for cost burdened homeowners and revitalizes neighborhoods throughout New Castle County, Delaware.  Currently, HFHNCC is among the 5 largest affiliates in home construction in the Northeast Region, comprised of over 210 affiliates from Delaware to Maine.  To date, HFHNCC has built over 255a homes and served more than 600 families through its multi-faceted programs.
Contact:
Mitchell Frizzell, Marketing Manager
mfrizzell@habitatncc.org, 302 605 4303
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