Habitat for Humanity of Clinton County has started construction on its newest home. On Wednesday, some 13 volunteers defied the heat and made further building progress.This Habitat project, located on South Mulberry Street in Wilmington, will be the 43rd home constructed since the organization started building affordable, energy-efficient houses in Clinton County in 1995.
On Thursday, January 2, 2020, members of the Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors presented Len Perkins with a prestigious award for his many years of service to the community. Lenny was surprised to be visited by the members and presented with this unexpected but impressive award for his years of volunteering, support, service and leadership to the Board.
The volunteers with Clinton County Habitat for Humanity celebrated their second home dedication of the year, last Saturday, December 6. Jaime and Brandon Wipperman, along with their 18 month old daughter Zoey, gratefully accepted the group’s support and recognition of their journey to a brand new home. The Wipperman home is located in Wilmington and … Read more
Habitat of Clinton County dedicated its 34th home on Saturday October 22. Donovan Butler and Stephanie Oberlin were grateful for the work and volunteers that made their new home in Wilmington a reality. A gathering of Butler-Oberlin family and the Habitat group celebrated the work, shared the experience of this journey and wished the couple … Read more
Clinton County Habitat for Humanity desperately needs volunteers. This summer the group has taken a big leap of faith and is building two homes in Wilmington. There is a small group of dedicated and skilled volunteers, but extra hands, inexperienced or skilled, are required. Some community minded businesses like Alkermes, and also, the juvenile community … Read more
“This means so much to me and my family, thank-you.” Said a humble but, appreciative Brandon Wipperman to the assembled group of Alkermes employees early Friday morning May 20. They had come to frame his Habitat for Humanity home on the corner of Vine and Howard Streets in Wilmington. “This is unprecedented. It is the … Read more
The volunteer builder crew for Clinton County Habitat for Humanity has a tradition of scribbling messages and blessings on the framework of a home. Last week, “Bless all who enter” appeared on the doorway of Donovan Butler’s new home being built on Paris Avenue. “The first time I saw that, it choked me up,” confessed … Read more
The Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a non-profit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, recently partnered with Clinton County Habitat for Humanity (HFH) in Wilmington and donated $5,000 toward the future construction of two homes. “Clinton County HFH is truly building success in our local community. We couldn’t be more proud to support … Read more
The Wilmington Savings Bank team consisting of Tom Burns, Bob Schaad, Jake Dehart, and Dave Wagenseller won the 20th annual Habitat for Humanity golf outing held July 31 at the Majestic Springs Golf Course. Proceeds from the tournament will go to purchase construction materials to build homes in Clinton County. More than 200 businesses and … Read more