Following a divorce, Lori and her children, Jessie and Derek, moved to three different states and lived in nearly every type of housing available.
“I had just finally had enough when I saw a news segment about Habitat for Humanity, ” says Lori. “We lived with a gaping hole in our townhouse and there was an awful mold situation in my daughter’s bedroom that our landlord simply wouldn’t address.”
The three-bedroom, 1,000 square- foot Madison Heights home is in a great, quiet neighborhood, close to her autistic son’s high school and specialized programs and her daughter’s community college . A bank-owned home, eventually became a donated home, and a Spring 2016 home dedication will change a family’s life for this generation and the next.