$70k awarded to Habitat from Willett Foundation

Habitat Cape Cod Announces $70,000 Grant from Willett Foundation Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation

Funds will support a planned ten home neighborhood in Falmouth

Yarmouth Port, December 7, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod is pleased to announce it has received a $70,000 grant from the Willett Foundation Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation. These funds will support a planned ten home neighborhood in Falmouth.

“We are deeply appreciative for this generous gift and for the past support received from the Willett Foundation Fund.” said Wendy Cullinan, Director of Habitat Resource Development. “To recognize the generosity and Herb Willett’s dedication to improving the lives of the residents of Falmouth, we have named the new road in Falmouth, where we will build 10 affordable homes, Willett Way.”

Additional funding has been generously provided through a Falmouth Community Preservation Grant to support land acquisition. The Willett Way community housing project will be built in two phases and will consist of a mix of two and three-bedroom homes.

With these ten new Habitat homes on the horizon as well as additional homes to be built in Brewster, Wellfleet, Mashpee, Harwich and Chatham, Habitat Cape Cod is looking for Home Sponsors and volunteers. For more information on becoming a Home Sponsor contact Wendy at wendy@habitatcapecod.org or call (508) 362-3559 ext.11.

For volunteer opportunities for both businesses and individuals, please email tara@habitatcapecod.org.


About Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod, Inc.
Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod was founded in 1988 and has developed 135 affordable homes spanning all 15 towns on the Cape, including recently completed homes in Brewster and Truro. Currently homes are under construction in Barnstable and Dennis. After an impartial selection of qualified candidates, local families help build their own homes alongside volunteers and then purchase it at an affordable price, with a monthly mortgage. Homes are deed restricted to remain affordable in perpetuity, with the resale restricted to another income-qualified household. With the support of Habitat and community contributors, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.

Author: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce

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