Takes A Village to Rebuild Sandy-Ravaged Home
Project is an example of a community picking up where safety net falls short
| Asbury Park Press
Joel & Alexa Paulino are eager to help rebuild their grandmother Ana Henn’s home in Port Monmouth. (Photo: Photo courtesy of Habitat for Humanity Monmouth County)
Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County has helped 91 families get back into their Sandy-damaged homes, executive director Ray Gabler said. Most of those involved critical home repairs.
Also aiding the cause are State Farm Insurance, which provided $11,000 grants through Habitat for Humanity's chapters at two local high schools, and the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, chaired by First Lady Mary Pat Christie, which is "covering the cost of a lot of our labor," Habitat's Gabler said through a grant for $500,000.
"These are good people," said Ana Henn, who has been living in Keansburg with a granddaughter.
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