Elveria - Gastonia, NC
Elveria grew up in Gaston County with her mom and 2 sisters. They lived in Section 8 housing. She always dreamed of owning her own home and is excited to finally be a homeowner.
Elveria said that Habitat’s mission touched her heart and that she felt like everyone should have a decent place to live and that providing that is showing the love of Christ to people. Elveria stands by her commitment to trust God no matter what her situation in life is and is thankful for where he has brought her.
Alfred & Frankie - Gastonia, NC
Alfred and Frankie both moved around a lot growing up. Alfred grew up with a father in the military and Frankie lived in group homes. Alfred served in the army for 5 years and did 2 tours in Iraq.
They have been married since 2007 and have 2 children. They heard about Habitat through current Habitat homeowners who encouraged them to apply for the program. They have learned through the Habitat process to wait on the Lord for his timing.