Nebraska Total Care partners with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha

Monday, January 8, 2018 General News
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OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --áNebraska Total Care announced today that they are partnering with Habitat for Humanity

of Omaha (Habitat Omaha) to provide support to new Habitat homeowners. At the Home Dedication Ceremony, Nebraska Total Care will present a gift card to each Habitat homeowner to help them purchase needed items for their
new home.á

"We are pleased to support Habitat Omaha and the families they serve," saidáRyan Sadler, Plan President of Nebraska Total Care. "These goals align with Nebraska Total Care's mission to improve health and overall wellness for all Nebraskans. We are excited for the opportunity to support these individuals and families as they reach on this important milestone."

Habitat Omaha builds strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. New and renovated homes are sold to low-income families at the full appraised value through a 20 to 30-year affordable mortgage. Families are selected based on housing need, ability to pay and willingness to partner. This year, Habitat Omaha will build or renovate 42 homes in the community.

Affordable housing allows families to:

  • Provide stability for their children
  • Gain improved health, physical safety and security
  • Increase educational and job prospects
  • Be engaged in their communities

"We welcome Nebraska Total Care to the community and thank them for their support of Habitat Families as they embark on a new, exciting chapter of their lives as first time homeowners," Kathy Roum, Sr. Director of Development and Marketing, Habitat Omaha.

About Nebraska Total CareNebraska Total Care is a managed care plan that provides health insurance in Nebraska. Established in 2017, Nebraska Total Care exists to improve the health of its members through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Nebraska Total Care is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise. For more information, visit www.nebraskatotalcare.com.

About Habitat for Humanity of OmahaFounded in 1984, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha is a grassroots organization that builds and renovates houses, forges community partnerships and breaks down barriers.á We eliminate vacant lots and abandoned homes in the blighted areas of North and South Omaha while improving the overall appearance of our community.áá Habitat Partner Families are required to complete up to 350 hours of Sweat Equity before purchasing their homes through 25 or 30-year affordable mortgages. Through Habitat Omaha, more than 460 families have realized the dream of homeownership and are ending the cycle of poverty for their children.

In 2017, Habitat Omaha will build or renovate more than 40 homes, demolish 50 condemned houses and make critical repairs to 60 homes through the Habitat's Home Repair Program. For more information, visit habitatomaha.org.

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