Texas Bank & Trust Commits $50,000.00 to Longview Habitat for Humanity Building Campaign
June 5, 2013 - Longview, TX. ---Texas Bank & Trust has pledged $50,000.00 to Longview Habitat for Humanity’s Foundations for the Future Capital Campaign for the construction of a new facility.
"As a community bank, we understand that access to safe and affordable housing is vitally important to the strength of any community. There is no better testament to the importance of this fact than to witness the lives that have been changed right here in Longview by Habitat for Humanity," said Rogers Pope, Jr., Texas Bank and Trust Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. "The mission of Habitat speaks directly to our own efforts to further develop the communities we serve into vibrant places where families can grow and prosper. Therefore, it is our hope that our contribution to Habitat’s growth will in small measure further those efforts for many years to come."
The Foundations for the Future Capital Campaign goal is 1,085,000 and includes the purchase of property, the remodel of an existing structure and the construction of a new ReStore. Gifts and pledges to date total $457,487.00.
“Texas Bank & Trust has long supported the work of Longview Habitat. We are honored that TB&T has partnered with us once again for an even longer -term investment in the future of this community ", said Griff Hubbard, Longview Habitat for Humanity President. “Thank you for your exceedingly generous commitment to the betterment of Longview.”
Longview Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit agency dedicated to eradicating housing poverty in Longview. The organization partners with low income families to provide a hand up and out of poverty through volunteer home construction and a low down payment, zero interest mortgage. Founded in 1985, the organization celebrated the construction of its 80th home in 2012. To learn more, to volunteer or to donate visit or call 903-236-0900.