Group shot: From left, Tony Oh, Crystal Colindres, Angelina Micco, Wendel Einholz, Martha Wilber, Ana Rodrigues, Brian Cavill, Natalie De Abreu, Christina Spinella, Dora Kasper and Joseph Trefurt.
Parsippany, NJ, (June, 2012) - Once again, State Farm was proud to partner with Paterson Habitat in their yearlong efforts to provide affordable housing for families in need.
Habitat recently marked a milestone: this local affiliate has been chosen nationally to raise the walls on the 500,001st Habitat house – the first house as Habitat affiliates around the world build toward a million. Not to be deterred from their local mission they continue their focus to develop affordable housing for low-income first-time homeowners.
This year, State Farm continued its partnership by participating in their Corporate Challenge, Hammering 4 Habitat and Volunteer Recognition events. Nearly 20 employees participated in the Corporate Challenge and helped build alongside future homeowners and other corporate sponsors.
The Annual Volunteer Recognition dinner brings together and recognizes those who have made a difference in furthering and supporting Habitat's affordable housing efforts while their Hammering 4 Habitat is a symbolic event that builds walls for new homes.
State Farm Agent Frantz Gaston, who has his office not far from where many of the homes are built said “He is proud to be a part of a company that not only supports local organizations, but that rolls up its sleeves to help build communities.State Farm has been a partner with the International Habitat for Humanity for many years and supports many programs locally, regionally and nationally.
Arlene J. Lester - State Farm Public Affairs (973) 943-6524
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