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Legacy of Lights

Legacy of Lights

It's that time of year again! That's right, Christmas will be here before we know it, and Houston County Habitat for Humanity and Chick-fil-A are proud to announce our 6th annual Legacy of Lights. There is nothing more delightful than seeing a child’s face glow with excitement as they see a giant Christmas tree and thousands of Christmas lights light up the night sky to announce the beginning of the Christmas season. Except, perhaps, seeing that child’s face light up when they see their very own clean, spacious bedroom in her family’s brand new house for the very first time. This year, when you support the 6th annual Legacy of Lights you will help spread Christmas joy to the entire community and give one of the greatest gifts a family could ever receive – a safe, affordable home.

We invite you to join us in sharing this season of joy and shining a light of hope in our community on December 1, 2016 at 6:30pm for the lighting ceremony. Together, we can light the community with Christmas cheer and keep joy burning bright year round by lighting the porches, rooms, homes, and streets of Habitat partner families in our community.

Sponsors

Please patronize these fine sponsors:

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Please consider becoming a sustaining partner by making a tax-deductible gift today.
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Thank You from The Ingram Family

Thank You from Bessie Jackson

 
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