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Meet the Nieman Family!

After growing up on a farm and graduating from Little Falls High School, Jonathan’s path to homeownership has been long, and long overdue. Service has been and continues to be Jonathan’s mission.  Starting with a 1-month stint in Thailand through Youth With A Mission, Jonathan then enrolled in the US Army to serve his country.…

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Meet the Spaid Family!

Meet the Spaid Family! Most parents raise their children with a goal to be successful in life. They teach their children basic life skills, how to overcome challenges, and to eventually live independently. Sean and Amy are doing just that with their 2 young girls. However, they have an additional “worry” for their oldest daughter,…

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Meet the Guevara Family!

Imagine growing up in a small town surrounded by family and friends and a community where children walk to Grandma’s house or help with the garden in the back yard: where parents can take their children on a bike ride or push them on a swing. That is the childhood experience that Kim had and…

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Meet the Mancillas Family!

When Ashley became pregnant with their first child at age 15, her parents helped out.  A difficult time for anyone much less when a pregnant teenager.  Things turned dark for Ashley a few years later when her parents split up/divorced.  Her response to that was to connect with a crowd who did meth and so…

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Meet Our New Development Director!

Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce that we’ve hired Lori Rubin as our Development Director, effective January 3, 2022. “We at Habitat are excited to welcome Lori to our team and look forward to working together to bring more families home!” says Kevin Pelkey, Executive Director. Lori comes to us with many…

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Meet Desiree Thoemke!

A parent’s dream is to have the resources to properly raise children: a safe home; enough money to feed and clothe the kids; enough spare money to have fun things to share with kids; to watch them grow into thriving young adults. For Desiree, that is all a dream.  While things were on a good…

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