Habitat for Humanity Homeowner Burns Mortgage

ROCK HILL, S.C. (CN2 NEWS) Habitat for Humanity of York County celebrating one Habitat homeowner who has made their final mortgage payment. To celebrate, they will hold a mortgage burning celebration. The Coffey family recently made their final payment on a 20 year mortgage.

Surrounded by family and friends, Barbara Coffey is setting fire to her mortgage after she’s paid it completely off. This is called a Mortgage burning celebration with Habitat for Humanity of York County.

Barbara was approved to start the housing process with Habitat back in 1998. Now, 20 years later she’s made the last payment on her 3 bedroom home.

Barbara says she’s worked for 25 years to make this a reality. She also raised her 3 children in her home. She says it was a lot of hard work but it was a dream to own her own home and she was going to make it happen.

Habitat builds strength, stability, self-reliance and shelter with families and believe everyone deserves a decent and affordable place to call home.

Habitat needs the support of individuals and every segment of our community to make a difference in the lives of children, their families and seniors who desperately need a decent and affordable home in York County.

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