Eric and Kids x 3

Eric and Kids x 3

About This Campaign

Eric and Family Bio

A sudden life change took Eric and his kids from two incomes to one which triggered a downward financial spiral. Money was not only tight but often in the negative.This situation left Eric and his three school aged children struggling to find safe and affordable housing while trying to maintain some sense of normalcy. Their close-knit family faced an uncertain future and they tried to adjust to the ups and downs the best they could. As the majority care giver, Eric had few options to improve the circumstances of his nine-year-old daughter and identical twin sons. His daily task was learning to survive in this new reality. A “Habitat” home will allow them to thrive in a place they can call home. Eric said, “You think you're on one path in life, but you forget the path you walk isn't always controlled by you.We've been through a few bumps, but the kids always have had a positive outlook, which tends to help me. I am so grateful for the hard working people of Habitat for Humanity, I feel as if I can finally start my life now!". He learned about Habitat for Humanity Hamilton County when he volunteered on a home build for a co-worker who had gone through the program. He had no idea that his family would be a recipient of a Habitat home. The home building process has taught him that,while not all bumps in the road can be avoided, if you do what is necessary things will work out one way or another and sometimes in ways you might not have expected. This process has taught him patience as well as perseverance. Having a Habitat home to call their own means stability, security, release of burdens mental and physical as well as something which the Craig haven't experienced yet, comfort.  They are looking forward to moving in to their brand new home in Cicero. Eric envisions raising his children in a neighborhood, celebrating family holidays and reflecting about how growing up in a home helped them achieve better lives.

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 371 Peru Street
  • Cicero, Indiana
  • 46034, USA
  • Time:
  • May 05, 2017 08:45 am to
  • Jul 01, 2017 03:00 pm

Title Sponsors

Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton County

Campaign to Support Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton County

Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton County’s mission is to partner with low-income, hardworking families in Hamilton County under the conviction that every person and family deserves a simple, decent, and affordable place to live. Habitat homeowners pay interest-free, no-profit mortgages, which are used to build more Habitat houses. Because houses are principally built with volunteer labor, mortgage payments are affordable for low-income partners.

Volunteer Participant Hours Pledged
Catie Smiley
Catie Smiley
6.25
Emma Ping
Emma Ping
6.25
Fred Knoll
Fred Knoll
6.25
Anonymous
Anonymous
6.25
Dwight Blackford
Dwight Blackford
6.25
Pam Blackford
Pam Blackford
6.25
Jennifer Watkins
Jennifer Watkins
6.25
Andrew Smiley
Andrew Smiley
6.25
Adam Colter
Adam Colter
3.25
Trudy Long
Trudy Long
6.25
Patricia DePew
Patricia DePew
6.25
nancy ditzler
nancy ditzler
6.25
Jay Egan
Jay Egan
3.25
Stephanie Guagliardo
Stephanie Guagliardo
6.25
Dana Walz
Dana Walz
6.25
Kristine Bastian
Kristine Bastian
6.25
Amanda Mobley
Amanda Mobley
6.25
Elizabeth Everett
Elizabeth Everett
6.25
Wendy Smith
Wendy Smith
6.25
Sandy Dupree
Sandy Dupree
6.25
Kris Zaloudek
Kris Zaloudek
6.25
Corky Aiken
Corky Aiken
6.25
Kevin Gioe
Kevin Gioe
9.5
Shelby Keller
Shelby Keller
6.25
Stephen Keller
Stephen Keller
6.25
Susan Denstorff
Susan Denstorff
3.25
Philip Rearden
Philip Rearden
6.25
John Wolfe
John Wolfe
12.75
Gary Garske
Gary Garske
6.25
Chris Dobie
Chris Dobie
6.25
Marsha Rearden
Marsha Rearden
6.25
Kathy Gouker
Kathy Gouker
3.25
Eric Wead
Eric Wead
6.25
David Mason
David Mason
6.25
Brian Peters
Brian Peters
9.5
Jennifer Peters
Jennifer Peters
3.25
Sarah Swift
Sarah Swift
6.25
Bob Skowronek
Bob Skowronek
6.25
Tony Reck
Tony Reck
6.25
Angela Lerew
Angela Lerew
6.25
Taylor Scott
Taylor Scott
6.25
Joanna Woodruff
Joanna Woodruff
6.25
Tanya Wiseman
Tanya Wiseman
6.25
Brett Schnurpel
Brett Schnurpel
6.25
Chris Wilcox
Chris Wilcox
6.25
Sarah Phillips
Sarah Phillips
6.25
Nancy Hettlinger
Nancy Hettlinger
6.25
Cindy Bach
Cindy Bach
6.25
Lauren Roberts
Lauren Roberts
6.25
Elizabeth Horn
Elizabeth Horn
6.25
Jo Taylor
Jo Taylor
6.25
Fran Moore
Fran Moore
6.25
Kim Weist
Kim Weist
6.25
Jim Seebeck
Jim Seebeck
6.25
Brian K. Sommers
Brian K. Sommers
6.25
Ruth McKinney
Ruth McKinney
6.25
Phillip Munsey
Phillip Munsey
6.25
Greg Mager
Greg Mager
6.25
Sherry Sons
Sherry Sons
6.25
Michael Saner
Michael Saner
6.25
Josie Koker
Josie Koker
6.25
Jim Hines
Jim Hines
6.25
Anonymous
Anonymous
6.25
John Chastain
John Chastain
6.25
Lisa Jones
Lisa Jones
6.25
deb reel
deb reel
6.25
Jill Kendrat
Jill Kendrat
6.25
Michelle Goins
Michelle Goins
6.25
Barbara Duke
Barbara Duke
6.25
Dawn Adams
Dawn Adams
6.25
Brian Bading
Brian Bading
6.25
Sonia Powels
Sonia Powels
6.25
Eric Ayers
Eric Ayers
6.25
Jim Bach
Jim Bach
6.25
Michael Culy
Michael Culy
6.25
Denny Shiverdecker
Denny Shiverdecker
6.25
Pam Hallock
Pam Hallock
6.25
Mark Bourgea
Mark Bourgea
6.25
Jenny Fults
Jenny Fults
6.25
Matt Collins
Matt Collins
6.25
Steven Fairfield
Steven Fairfield
6.25
Timothy (Tim) Buskirk
Timothy (Tim) Buskirk
6.25
Teresa Conley
Teresa Conley
6.25
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