Photo Caption: Presentation of Ceremonial $100,000 check to Sussex County Habitat for Humanity for insulated skirting for manufactured homes. (L to R) Jim Purcell, Grant Manager, Empowerment Grant Program; Michael D’Ovidio, Neighborhood Revitalization Manager, Sussex County Habitat for Humanity; Kevin Gilmore, Execute Director, Sussex County Habitat for Humanity; Drew Slater, Public Advocate, Delaware Division of the Public Advocate; Reverend Tesha Miller, Board Member with Sussex County Habitat for Humanity

The Empowerment Grant Program (EGP) funded by the Exelon Merger for Delmarva Power Customers in Delaware is awarding a half-million dollars to Habitat for Humanity (HFH) of New Castle County.  In its application, HFH of New Castle County, proposed working with their Central Delaware and Sussex County partner Habitat agencies and their ReStore locations across the state on an innovative program to provide improved efficiency, reliability, and energy savings to Delaware income qualified residents.  The effort will focus on replacing aging refrigerators with new energy efficient refrigerators directly benefitting Delmarva Power customers whose households earn 60 percent, or below, of Delaware’s median income. 

To apply for the Refrigerator Replacement Program, visit any of the Habitat for Humanity’s offices or their ReStores across the state. You can also click here.

To view the press release, click here.

For more information about New Castle County Habitat for Humanity, click here: https://www.habitatncc.org/ 

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