A Habitat for Humanity home for a family from Grace Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Leesburg, Ind. (Tim Sprankle, pastor), was dedicated on Sunday. Robert and Jamie Nichter are the proud owners of the new home, according to an article in the Warsaw, Ind., Times-Union. A portion of that story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Habitat For Humanity Dedicates Latest Home In Warsaw
Habitat for Humanity dedicated another home for a Kosciusko County family on Sunday.
Robert and Jamie Nichter are the proud owners of the home at 203 E. Leedy St., Warsaw.
The couple had been living in a mobile home with their three kids – Austin, Tiphanie and Alliee – for the past nine years. Their mobile home was old and deteriorating beyond repair. Their day-to-day living had also become physically dangerous as they had several burglaries. The Nichters needed a safe home in which they could feel secure, and thanks to Habitat for Humanity that has now happened, according to information from the dedication’s program.
Robert has worked at Lowe’s for the past five years. While delivering roofing for a Habitat home, Robert met David Kaufman, the local Habitat’s construction supervisor. Kaufman introduced Robert to Habitat. The Nichters had reservations about applying for a home, but eventually took the step and applied over two years ago.
Besides the COVID-19 pandemic, the process didn’t come without some challenges.
Mickey Kaufman, Habitat executive director, said it had the least number of corporate donors: First Source Bank, Lake City Bank, Old National Trust and Lowe’s. Others financially supporting the home build included Leesburg Grace Church, Quilt Auction 2020 and individuals.
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