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Habitat For Humanity Gets New Home

Posted: May 20, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Johnelle Hunt, chairman of Hunt Ventures, right, and Debby Weineke, executive director of Benton County Habitat for Humanity, hug after Hunt donated $75,000 to the organization Friday at Hunt Ventures’ world headquarters in Rogers. The money will be used to help Habitat for Humanity purchase a building which will be used as the nonprofit organization’s new office.
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Johnelle Hunt, chairman of Hunt Ventures, right, and Debby Weineke, executive director of Benton County Habitat for Humanity, hug after Hunt donated $75,000 to the organization Friday at Hunt Ventures’ world headquarters in Rogers. The money will be used to help Habitat for Humanity purchase a building which will be used as the nonprofit organization’s new office.

Habitat for Humanity of Benton County will get a new home of its own after building more than 68 homes the past two decades.

By The Numbers

Habitat for Humanity of Benton County

• 2,200: Volunteer hours on an average build.

• $600: Family’s down payment for a home.

• 12,000: Square feet in the group’s new building.

• 181: People in Benton County living in a Habitat home.

• $75,000: Donation from the J.B. Hunt family.

Source: Staff Report

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