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State Farm presents Habitat for Humanity with $15,000 check for disaster repairs

Posted at 3:45 PM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 19:17:57-04

 

State Farm Insurance donated fifteen thousand dollars to Habitat for Humanity-Corpus Christi for their Critical Disaster Repairs program.

This home repair program is benefiting low-income families previously denied by FEMA following Hurricaine Harvey.

Today’s check presentation took place outside of the first home that State Farm’s donation is benefiting.

Homeowner Domingo Moreno Jr. explained that for over a year now, he has had three tarps covering his leaky roof. He is relieved to be getting a new roof.

“It will take a lot of stress off of me because you know I was worried when rain would come, man, is more water going to get inside the house and it’s going to be worse?” Domingo Moreno Jr., owner of the home, said. “So I really appreciate, you know, what they are doing.”

Through the Home Repair Program and with the help of generous donations, Habitat for Humanity has already been able to help 60 families in the area.

“If we can stop it at the source, not just by patching the roof but by replacing the roof, we’re able to provide a safe environment for the homeowners.” Monique Espinosa, President of Habitat for Humanity-Corpus Christi, said.

Espinsoa says they still have 40 more homeowners on their list for repairs.