Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne & Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center are pleased to announce a new partnership in the Mount Vernon Park Neighborhood of southeast Fort Wayne. Habitat is honored to come alongside Bridge of Grace to build homes, provide more affordable opportunities for home ownership, and help fulfill their vision of building thriving and sustainable neighborhoods in Fort Wayne’s southeast quadrant. The first home-build of this collaboration is set to kick-off at 8:00 am Thursday, Sept. 12th at 1220 E. Pettit Avenue. Habitat CEO Andrew Gritzmaker and Bridge of Grace CEO Javier Mondragon, met on Friday, August 23 at 7:30am for a press conference to announce the partnership and reveal new home designs.
Additional speakers included Allen County Councilwoman Sharon Tucker, Chairman & CEO of Fort Wayne Metals Scott Glaze, County Commissioner Nelson Peters and President & CEO of Greater Fort Wayne Inc. John Urbahns. Partners underwriting the Mount Vernon Park Build include: Fort Wayne Metals, Purdue Fort Wayne, Shambaugh & Son, PHP & Sweetwater Sound. About Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Founded in 2011, Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries, is faith-based nonprofit that began as a ministry of Many Nations Church of the Nazarene. Created for the purpose of transforming lives through the power of Jesus, Bridge of Grace endeavors to build thriving and sustainable neighborhoods in Southeast Fort Wayne by empowering neighborhood residents to transform their community while building upon their God-given spiritual, academic, physical and emotional strengths. Visit www.bridgeofgracecmc.org/ for additional information regarding programs and services.