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Phoenix House Rising, Partners with Chambersburg's Rebirth Celebration
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 09:17
The phoenix is rising!

Art sold during 'burning' exhibit to benefit Habitat

Lauren Cappuccio
@LCappuccioPO
CHAMBERSBURG PA

The Phoenix House is rising from the ashes, one step at a time, just as Chambersburg honors its 150th anniversary of the burning and rebuilding of the town during the Civil War.

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Habitat's Phoenix House Awarded Housing Trust Fund Money
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 07:56

Phoenix HouseMarcus Rauhut
@MarcusRauhutPO
CHAMBERSBURG PA

Franklin County commissioners committed $10,000 from the Housing Trust Fund to Habitat for Humanity's "Phoenix House" project.

Habitat volunteers are rebuilding a home on East King Street, Chambersburg, that was destroyed by a fire earlier this year.

"This house is unusual. There are some circumstances which add to the expense," said Mark Story, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County. "One of the challenges is the lot size is not typical for a Habitat house. But we're able to do two things at once — take a property no one wants to own and rehab it, and house a family with whom we can partner."

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Habitat's Phoenix House to Rise From the Ashes of a Home Burned in February
Thursday, 24 April 2014 00:00
Habitat for Humanity has plans for a house that caught fire on East King Streeet last February. Markell DeLoatch - Public OpinionBy Lauren Cappucio
@LCappuccioPO
CHAMBERSBURG PA

After a large fire destroyed an East King Street home in February, Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County is planning on building a new home from the ground up.

The organization was given the final approval last week for the purchase of the property at 310 E. King St., and they plan on turning it into "The Phoenix House" to house a family of seven.

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Habitat for Humanity Dedicates 32nd Franklin County Home
Monday, 09 December 2013 10:52
Epifania Flores, center, with her two children Daniel and Danizel holding a piece of lumber salvaged from the house that was torn down to make way for the new construction at 408 E. Washington St.Public Opinion
CHAMBERSBURG, PA

Franklin County celebrated its 32nd Habitat For Humanity house on Dec 01, 2013.

Located at 408 E Washington St in Chambersburg, volunteers worked 2,000 hours from June to November, according to a news release from Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County. The house was finished just in time for Epifania Flores and her two children to enjoy their Thanksgiving meal inside the new home.

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