Lowe's To Partner With Habitat For Humanity To Complete Revitalization Projects In Historic Glass Farms Neighborhood

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Lowe’s Heroes employees will be among more than 30 volunteers to join forces with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area on Thursday, Sept. 14, to complete neighborhood development projects in Historic Glass Farm Neighborhood located in East Chattanooga. Lowe’s awarded Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area a $56,780 grant to help complete the projects.

Volunteers will complete repairs on the homes of three residents, build a trail head connecting state park trails to the neighborhood, and support commercial renovation of Glass House Collectives’ new temporary headquarters located at 2513 N. Chamberlain Avenue, formerly Ray Records. 

Over the past 12 months, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area has devoted their efforts to promote neighborhood development in East Chattanooga. To date, a dozen homeowners have had beautification projects or home repairs completed with the help of Habitat’s Neighborhood Revitalization team and dedicated volunteers, in addition to four new homes that have been constructed for dedicated partner families.

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Roy Exum: The Sheriff’s Request

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