$5,000 Check Presentation by State Farm Insurance to Local Habitat Affiliate

By: Habitat Press Release
By: Habitat Press Release

Bryan, TX, (August 14, 2008) – State Farm Insurance presented a $5,000 check to BCS Habitat for Humanity Thursday, August 14 at 3:00 PM on the Habitat construction site. The donation will be used to underwrite a portion of the Ortega family home. Local State Farm Agents will help construct a portion of the home.

About State Farm

State Farm is the leading insurer of cars and homes in the U.S. and Texas. State Farm has been serving Texans since 1928. State Farm insures 1 out of every 5 cars in Texas and 1 out of 7 households has a home or renters policy with State Farm. In addition to auto and home insurance, State Farm sells life and health insurance, and financial services products. Twenty-five percent of Texas households have a State Farm product. More than 3 million Texans have come to rely on the quality people, outstanding service, innovative products, integrity and financial strength of State Farm Insurance Companies.

About Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity

Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization. Formed in 1989, the local affiliate is dedicated to eliminating poverty housing and making the right to simple, decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat for Humanity partners with low-income families and gives them an opportunity to work side by side with local volunteers in the construction of their homes. Once the homes are completed, families buy them at cost through zero-interest twenty to thirty-year mortgages. BCS Habitat has partnered with 157 families impacting over 688 people over the past 19 years. For more information, please visit www.habitatbcs.org

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