Current Partner Families:
Clark Family: Craig and Patricia, along with their children, Thomas and Sophia, are pleased to be a Partner Family with Avery County Habitat for Humanity. Craig served six years in the military, but these days you are likely to see him working right in town at Ingle’s. Patricia is a CNA with Appalachian Regional Healthcare. They are currently renting an existing home in Milford Meadows. Their new home will be completed in April of 2015 in the Milford Meadows community.
Follensbee Family: Roxanne along with her two children, Brian & Bailey, currently live in an old home. They are currently renting an existing home in the Milford Meadows community. When their sweat equity hours are completed, they will purchase that house. Roxanne currently works at Sugar Mountain as the Café Manager.
Clawson Family: Brandon and Brandy, along with their children Alexia and Leighton, were approved as a Habitat Partner Family in the fall of 2014. They are currently renting an existing Habitat home with the intent to buy it once they get all of their sweat equity hours completed. Their previous living conditions consisted of mildew, poor insulation and electric heaters. Their new home will be a much safer place, with air quality no longer being a detriment to their health. Brandon has worked with New River Building Supply for 10 years now while Brandy is a stay at home mom. We welcome the Clawson family to the Milford Meadows Community!
Brown Family: Richard and Teresa Brown were selected as a new Partner Family in December 2014. Richard has worked as a custodian at Avery Middle School for more than 4 years, now. Teresa is a homemaker. They are currently renting a house that is inadequate, but their previous trailer was almost inhabitable. There was mold on the walls, electrical problems, leaks in the roof and the walls were buckling. When an existing house is available, the Brown’s will rent with the intent on purchasing a house in the Milford Meadows community.
Farmer Family: Bill Farmer and his daughter Alexis have been approved to be Family Partners with Avery County Habitat for Humanity. Bill has worked in security at Sugar Top in Banner Elk for almost 2 years. They have family land in Newland on which to build. Their new home will be started in the summer of 2015.
For a list of our current homeowners, please click here.