Groundbreaking for latest Habitat for Humanity home in Stephenville

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Erath County Habitat for Humanity put love into action this Valentine’s Day by breaking ground on their 21st home. The event was co-hosted by the Stephenville Chamber of Commerce and was well attended by Habitat Board Members, Habitat Building Partners, Community Supporters, and the new partner family, the Valdezes. 

Erath County Habitat for Humanity thanks all who could make it out to celebrate with us today. We also are thankful for those who could not be in attendance but continue to support our mission through donations of time, funds, lunches for workday volunteers, and your prayers. 

Photos by DAVID SWEARINGEN

Our Build Team for this build includes:

  • Chris Walter Construction with donation of all labor and some supplies for lot and concrete work, 
  • Rutledge Electric with donation of all labor for electrical install,
  • Easter Heat and Air for donation of all labor, procuring donation of heat pump, and partnering with Tanglewood Pharmacy to cover the cost of the HVAC install,
  • Thurman Roofing with donation of all labor and some supplies for roofing,
  • Iron Horse Mechanical and Plumbing with donation of all labor and supplies for plumbing,
  • KNH Construction for donating all labor on framing,
  • Mike Kindred on donation of all labor on drywall install,
  • Boykin Construction on donation of all interior door/trim install,
  • CR Services for volunteer training, leadership, and general construction supervision,
  • TXP Construction for leadership and construction supervision,
  • Board members Joseph Selem, Tommy Matthews, and Stacy Morrison for safety training and leadership.

Habitat for Humanity has worked in Erath County since 1998 to put God’s love into action and to empower through shelter. We welcome community involvement in a myriad of ways. Please visit to our webpage ErathCountyHabitatforHumanity.org or our Facebook page www.facebook.com/ErathCountyHabitatForHumanity/ for updates on when we will start Saturday Volunteer Workdays, to enquire about our build schedule, or to review home application information. 

We also have positions open on a variety of committees. If you are interested in volunteering with Erath County Habitat for Humanity in any capacity please contact us through the above mentioned, by phone at 254-413-5869, or by email at building@erathcountyhabitatforhumanity.org. We look forward to welcoming you to the team to fulfill our motto: “Together, we build better lives!” 


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