Rocky Point, NY - October 20, 2015 - Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk at their Project Start Ceremony on Monday, October 19th. Attendees of the ceremony included the Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk’s Executive Board, members of Rocky Point VFW #6249, construction volunteers and local elected officials. The ceremony marked the beginning of the organization’s Sandy Repair Project, which will repair a home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Upon completion, the home will be donated to a local veteran.
“I commend Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk for the tremendous work they are doing in the community,” said Legislator Anker. “With the service and compassion of organizations like Habitat, we can focus on revitalizing our community and assisting those in need.”
Since 1988, Habitat for Humanity has built over 160 homes for deserving families in Suffolk County. Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk’s goal is to build 10-12 homes annually and to one day provide every family with a decent and affordable place to live. For more information about Habitat for Humanity please visit online.