Bruer Family

My name is Stephanie Bruer, and I’m a single mother of three girls, Alan’te (14), Armon’te (8), and Alexus (6) and one son Alex (10).  I lived in LaPlace, Louisiana, for 28 years until Hurricane Isaac destroyed my home in 2012.  I then relocated to Kenner, Louisiana, and have been living there for the last four years.

I have been in a desperate search for a permanent home since then.  I tried to go through real estate agencies and loan brokers to get a home, but not having enough money nor credit it was hard for me to get my chance for a home of my own.  Then a co-worker and I were talking about home ownership, and I asked her how she went about getting her house.  She told me about how her daughter went through a program called Habitat for Humanity to get a house.  I went home and looked up Habitat for Humanity trying to see what they were about.  After a few days of researching I finally called and set up an appointment to come in.  Going through Habitat was the best thing I could have ever done for me and my family.  I’m glad my kids will always have a place to call home.

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