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Published: Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 12:53 AM
By: Chris Stewart - Staff Writer
— The Vectren Foundation is the second organization this week to announce large grants to help tornado survivors without means repair homes.
The foundation will provide $600,000 for rebuilding neighborhoods devastated by the Memorial Day tornadoes. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton and Rebuilding Together Dayton will each receive $300,000 toward disaster recovery efforts, according to a Vectren news release Thursday.
“We are proud to provide our support to Dayton, a strong community where our employees live and work,” said Walt Hibner, Vectren’s Ohio manager of local relations.
Hibner said Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together Dayton both have proven track records and Vectren’s relationship with the nonprofits spans more than 17 years.
“These dollars will assist Miami Valley residents in rebuilding not only their homes, but also their lives,” said Norm Miozzi, executive director for Habitat of Humanity of Greater Dayton and Amy Radachi, president and CEO of Rebuilding Together Dayton.