Habitat for Humanity Lansing Announces Merger
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Posted by: Eric Dimoff
Merger allows the organization to now serve all of Ingham County
Habitat for Humanity Lansing is pleased to announce that it has merged with Habitat for Humanity Greater Ingham. The nonprofit will now be able to serve all of Ingham County under the new name Habitat for Humanity Capital Region. Habitat for Humanity Lansing’s Executive Director, Vicki Hamilton-Allen will continue to lead the organization.
“This merger was the right decision for both organizations. With our expanded service area, we will now be able to more effectively deliver services to more people across Ingham County,” said Hamilton-Allen.
Habitat for Humanity Capital Region’s administrative offices will be located at 1941 Benjamin Drive in Lansing. For added convenience, Habitat for Humanity Capital Region now has two ReStore locations – one located at 1941 Benjamin Drive in Lansing and the other at 954 E. Grand River Ave. in Williamston.
The new name and branding was unveiled at Habitat for Humanity Lansing’s annual winter gala, The Habitat House Party, held on Feb. 5 at Eagle Eye Golf Club in Bath. Attendees had the opportunity to hear more about the nonprofit, mingle with community leaders and Habitat families while raising needed funds to support their mission.
“We are so excited to see what the future holds for us. We will do our best to ensure this is a smooth transition for both organizations. Even though change is hard, we know the families in our communities will be the winners in all of this, because they’ll now have greater access to our services,” added Hamilton-Allen.
Habitat for Humanity Capital Region builds and sells homes to people in need of decent and affordable housing in Ingham County, Mich. Habitat for Humanity Capital Region is part of a global nonprofit housing organization that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat was founded on the conviction that everyone deserves a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. Habitat for Humanity Capital Region has served more than 800 families throughout its 28- year history in greater Lansing. For more information, visit habitatcr.org.