Chatham-Kent’s hydro provider is giving back to the community through donations to two housing programs in the municipality.
Entegrus announced on Monday that it has donated $200,000 to Indwell Community Homes, a Christian-based organization that provides supportive and affordable housing. Another $15,000 was also donated to Habitat for Humanity.
Indwell said the donation will go towards creating an affordable housing community at the former St. Agnes school in Chatham. The project, once complete, is expected to support 35 residents.
The Indwell complex will include a nurse’s station to administer medication and an industrial kitchen, along with programming to assist residents with mental health issues and addiction.
“Housing shortages are something we see more and more each day in our community, and we are very pleased to help support this cause,” said Entegrus President and CEO Jim Hogan in a news release.
The donation to Habitat for Humanity will contribute to the organization’s home builds for families in need in Chatham-Kent.
“Our team is thrilled to support local charities that give back to our community,” said Hogan. “We are grateful Habitat for Humanity helps individuals in our community achieve their dream of becoming a homeowner.”