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Housing Foundation awards $13,500

Through the work of Canopy Housing Foundation, Haywood County area Realtors are dedicated to grassroots support of area nonprofit organizations addressing housing and educational needs and awarded four area nonprofits with Community and Habitat for Humanity Grants totaling $13,500. 

The EACH Initiative, Inc. (Ending Area Child Homelessness) received $3,000 to help provide subsidies for living expenses to families who were previously homeless and are now moving to a position of self-sustainability.

Haywood Pathways Center received $3,000 to provide one month’s rental relief for six families at an average cost of $500 per family, a continuation of their collaboration with the Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency. 

 Mountain Projects received $3,000 to be used to purchase a locking cargo travel trailer to safeguard tools for the development of affordable housing.

The Foundation’s Habitat Support Program awarded the Haywood County Habitat for Humanity $3,000 to purchase materials to frame a new home build on Sylvan Street in Waynesville.

In keeping with the educational partnership that area, Realtors have forged with Haywood County Schools Foundation two educational scholarships in the amount of $750 each were bestowed upon Tuscola High School graduate Lillian Howell and Pisgah High School graduate Andjelka Francis. 

For more information about Canopy Housing Foundation, visit www.carolinahome.com.

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