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Sunday Centerpiece

  • And a girl shall lead them ...
    Every year as the TinCaps' season starts to wind down, I find myself watching the Little League World Series. There's just something about watching these young kids play that takes me back to my youth.
  • And a girl shall lead them ...
    Every year as the TinCaps’ season starts to wind down, I find myself watching the Little League World Series. There’s just something about watching these young kids play that takes me back to my youth.
  • Architect of change
    A decade ago, Fort Wayne’s sleepy downtown got a wake-up call from an unlikely source.
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By the numbers

Habitat for Humanity builds affordable homes for low- and moderate-income families. Some stats:

600 Families applied for homes last year

33 Families currently working toward homeownership

300 Hours of sweat equity required of prospective homeowners, fulfilled by volunteering at Habitat’s ReStore or helping build their own home or others’

$500 Down payment required of homeowners, in addition to completing classes on home ownership, financial literacy and how to maintain home and yard

1 Number of years the average family spends meeting requirements

170 Number of homes built by local Habitat chapter in its 27 years in Fort Wayne

7 Number of foreclosures in 27 years

40 Acreage for

Fuller’s Landing

43 Number of families expected to move into subdivision in first building phase

12 Habitat homes to be built this year, 11 of them at Fuller’s Landing

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