A significant part of Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity’s (COHFH) growth and success over the past 35 years is attributed to the ongoing support of the business community. From building the infrastructure for our developments to presenting families with a bible at our home dedications, we are grateful for our many long-term partnerships with businesses that are passionate about our cause and care deeply about strengthening our community.
As we bask in the season of giving thanks for our loved ones and all we have, I am feeling incredibly grateful this year for our next chapter at Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity (COHFH). I want to share with you a scripture that comes to mind as we embark on our new development, Cornerstone Creek:
For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills; a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey; a land where you will eat food without scarcity, in which you will not lack anything; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you can dig copper. When you have eaten and are satisfied, you shall bless the Lord your God for the good land which he has given you.
Building Cornerstone Creek will help ease the burden happening in our backyard. Now that the Oklahoma City Council has approved the division’s plat survey, we hope to break ground on the property at the southwest corner of 150th and Morgan Rd. in the first quarter of 2023. The development will happen in phases over the next eight to 10 years and will, eventually, be home to more than 400 Habitat families.
It is my heartfelt wish this holiday season that you join me in remembering that shelter is a basic, fundamental human need. Without stable housing, families cannot economically or socially thrive or contribute as they wish to our community. So, whether you are an individual or a business, we thank you for your support as we raise money to put roofs over the heads of our most vulnerable families.
Wishing you all the fruits the holiday season brings and a renewed energy and focus for 2023.