HR105: Commending Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 105
Commending Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 8, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity, a noble and distinguished organization making quality affordable housing more accessible to low-income families in the region, celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2021; and

WHEREAS, Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity has served numerous families in Frederick, Clarke, and Shenandoah Counties and the City of Winchester over the past 25 years, building more than 84 homes since its founding; and

WHEREAS, Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity volunteers and staff work together to build homes that families can be proud of, providing a foundation for their stability and future success; and

WHEREAS, while there is an extremely high demand for affordable housing in Northern Virginia, Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity is working to meet this demand by making homes readily available to potential residents; and

WHEREAS, Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity recently created a secondary program in which affordable homes are constructed before their prospective residents are selected, deviating from the organization’s traditional methods to increase the efficiency with which the organization is able to meet the housing needs of the community; and

WHEREAS, the accomplishments of Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity are the result of the tireless efforts of its volunteers and staff, who have worked hand in hand to fulfill the housing dreams of hundreds of individuals in the Blue Ridge region; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity hereby be commended on the occasion of its 25th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Kim Herbstritt, executive director of Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity, as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the organization’s contributions to the Commonwealth.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 105

Offered March 7, 2022
Commending Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity.
Patron-- Gooditis

WHEREAS, Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity, a noble and distinguished organization making quality affordable housing more accessible to low-income families in the region, celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2021; and

WHEREAS, Blue Ridge Habitat has served numerous families in Frederick, Clarke, and Shenandoah Counties and the City of Winchester over the past 25 years, building more than 84 homes since its founding; and

WHEREAS, Blue Ridge Habitat volunteers and staff work together to build homes that families can be proud of, providing a foundation for their stability and future success; and

WHEREAS, while there is an extremely high demand for affordable housing in Northern Virginia, Blue Ridge Habitat is working to meet this demand by making homes readily available to potential residents; and

WHEREAS, Blue Ridge Habitat recently created a secondary program in which affordable homes are constructed before their prospective residents are selected, deviating from the organization’s traditional methods to increase the efficiency with which the organization is able to meet the housing needs of the community; and

WHEREAS, the accomplishments of Blue Ridge Habitat are the result of the tireless efforts of its volunteers and staff, who have worked hand in hand to fulfill the housing dreams of hundreds of individuals in the Blue Ridge region; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity hereby be commended on the occasion of its 25th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Kim Herbstritt, executive director of Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity, as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the organization’s contributions to the Commonwealth.