Habitat of Cape Cod receives grant from The Coop Foundation

Yarmouth Port, May 2, 2019 – Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod, Inc. (Habitat Cape Cod) announced that they recently received a $10,000 grant from The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s Coop Foundation to support the Rotary Clubs of Cape Cod’s “A Decent Place to Live” campaign. The fundraising campaign is a coordinated commitment among the Cape’s nine Rotary Clubs to raise $100,000 to support Habitat’s mission of providing affordable, safe, secure homes.

“Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod provides much-needed services to the Cape Cod community,” said Lisa Oliver, President and CEO of The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, and President of The Coop Foundation Board of Trustees. “We are thrilled to invest in their efforts through the Foundation.”

“We are honored to receive this Grant from our friends at The Coop Foundation,” said Wendy Cullinan, Habitat Cape Cod’s Director of Resource Development. “It’s crucial to provide stable, affordable housing and home ownership to families and individuals in Barnstable County. This grant will clearly make a lasting impact.”

If you would like to donate to this campaign, please contact Brad Boyd at 508-776-8918. Sponsorships are available. With your help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and their families here on Cape Cod.

About Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod: Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod was founded in 1988 and has developed 135 affordable homes in all 15 towns on the Cape, including recently completed homes in Brewster, Truro and Barnstable. Current builds include homes in Brewster, Dennis and Wellfleet. Local families help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Homes are deed restricted to remain affordable in perpetuity.

Author: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce

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