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Habitat Greenville’s honors top supporters

GSA Biz Wire //April 17, 2024//

Habitat Greenville’s honors top supporters

GSA Biz Wire //April 17, 2024//

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GREENVILLE, S.C. – Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County honored its top volunteers and donors Tuesday morning.

The Appreciation Breakfast is an annual event where Habitat celebrates its donors and volunteers who have supported the organization in the previous year.

The Volunteer of the Year Award is presented to an individual or to two individuals who have lent us their time, energy, and talents. Most importantly, their hearts and spirit of volunteerism have been an inspiration over the past year(s). This is a devoted volunteer whose contributions to Habitat will have a lasting impact on our mission.

The Battered Hammer Award is presented to an individual who represents the great determination and dedication essential to build homes for families in need. This volunteer exemplifies traits found in both the Volunteer of the Year recipient(s) and the recipient(s) of the Spirit Award.

The Strong Foundation Award is presented to an individual or individuals who have demonstrated a willingness to volunteer and give their time and talents to help Habitat Greenville build its foundation and internal organization in order to better serve families in Greenville.

Awardees were:

· Volunteer of the Year- Karen Gagne

· Battered Hammer- Cathy Baus

· Strong Foundation- McGee Brothers

· Lifetime Achievement- Steve Worrell

· Corporate Donor of the Year- Creative Builders and Fitch Irick

· Organizational Donor of the Year- Complete PR, John Boyanoski

· Individual Donor of the Year- Marshall Barron

· Rookie of the Year- Christy Brochowski

“This group of people really represent all of our amazing volunteers and partners who come together every day to make affordable homeownership a reality in Greenville,” said Monroe Free, President and CEO of Habitat Greenville.

About Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County:

Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County opened its doors in 1985 to bring families, community partners, and volunteers together to construct affordable, energy-efficient homes that help families build strength, stability, and self-reliance. As of April 2024, Habitat Greenville has completed the construction of 410 homes. Habitat Greenville ReStores are located at 3033 Wade Hampton Boulevard, and 1818 Woodruff Road. Call 864-312-5016 for free donation pickups.

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