Farmingville, NY – On February 24, Supervisor Ed Romaine (left) was in East Patchogue for the Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk “Home Dedication” welcoming Nickesha Medley (third from right) and her daughter Shania (second from left) to their new home. They were joined by Habitat for Humanity CEO and Executive Director, Lee Silberman (center); Dave Knapp, president of the Island Outreach Foundation Board of Directors (second from right) and Suffolk County Legislator Dominick Thorne. (right). The home was renovated by volunteers working with Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk.
Supervisor Romaine said, “It’s always a great day when a family moves into a new home, and I congratulate Nickesha and Shania and wish them many years of happiness. Thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk for making the dream of home ownership a reality for this family.”
Habitat for Humanity is an international, non-governmental, and nonprofit organization which was founded in 1976. Its mission is to build "simple, decent, and affordable" housing, and has addressed the issues of housing all over the world. The organization works in partnership with thousands of Suffolk County volunteers, to build and renovate homes in communities where people can live and grow.