Habitat for Humanity
of Evansville

Faith in Action Breakfast

This year's Faith in Action Breakfast sponsored by St. Vincent will be held at the Islamic Society of Evansville on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 7:30 a.m. Join the Habitat community for breakfast as we celebrate the unity of faiths. Keynote speaker, Gina Leckron, will be sharing "Housing Is the Cure," and Portraits of the Human Spirit - A Sense of Place will be displayed for viewing. RSVP to Sr. Jane Michele McClure at: 812-423-5623 ext. 26 or jmcclure@evansvillehabitat.org.

For the past eight years, Gina Leckron has served as the Director of  Habitat for Humanity of Indiana and in that role supports the work of 58 local Habitat affiliates throughout the state.  An exceptional leader and advocate for the Habitat ministry, she was selected by her peers to serve as Chair of the State Organization Alliance and is a member of Habitat for Humanity International’s U. S. Policy and Mortgage Regulatory Committees.

In “Housing Is the Cure,” Gina will focus on the key indicators of higher educational attainment and improved health which occur with homeownership.  “Children are 116 per cent more likely to graduate from high school and go on to higher education if the family owns their own home.  Fewer occurences of asthma and allergies are reported by 80 per cent of Indiana families who own Habitat homes,” she states.

“Habitat has a long history of serving as a stabilizing force for families, neighborhoods and communities,” says Gina, “and I’m honored to be in southern Indiana as the Evansville affiliate prepares to celebrate its 500th home — a milestone achieved by only 25 other cities in the U. S.”

Portraits of the Human Spirit—A Sense of Place

Portraits of the Human Spirit — A Sense of Place will be displayed at the Islamic Center of Evansville in conjunction with the Faith in Action Breakfast.  Eighteen portraits by world-renowned photographer Tom Casalini capture the images of families impacted by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority’s (IHCDA) Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program.

Thank you to our event hosts!

Islamic Society of Evansville

Faith in Action Breakfast flyer

560 E. Diamond Ave.| Evansville, IN 47711 | Phone: 812.423.5623 | Fax: 812.423.3362
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