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Christmas Letter from Valerie Wilbert-

This year my family has so much to be thankful for. We will be spending Christmas Eve and Christmas day in our own home. I will finally have the opportunity to say that I am a homeowner for the first time on Christmas day. This is certainly a Christmas wish come true!

On this Christmas morning we will awake in our new home, but we will take time to reflect on the blessings we receive from God and all of the sacrifices that were made by so many people to make this Habitat house our dream home. All of the experience with the process of being selected to receive the first Habitat house on McInnis Street is so overwhelming. My family and I are certainly grateful to all of the partners connected with Habitat for Humanity.

From our family to yours, we would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

-Valerie Wilbert
(Homeowner since October 2012)

Valerie Wilbert is the single mom of three busy little girls! They currently live in a rental home in an unsafe neighborhood so her girls are not allowed to play outside. Valerie works full time but would never qualify for a mortgage from a bank because of her income. Her family has been a Habitat partner since 2009 and they have earned 474 sweat equity hours. On October 29, 2012- Valerie Wilbert officially became a homeowner.  Her girls have already switched to their brand new school and are so excited to get off the school bus at their brand new home everyday!