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Manatee Habitat Welcome Hope Kerkof

Manatee County Habitat for Humanity announced today that Hope Kerkof has joined their organization as Community Relations Manager. Kerkof, a Bradenton native, has a long history of accomplishments prior to joining Manatee County Habitat. Many in the area are familiar with her former local television and radio show, “The Hope Kerkof Real Estate Insider Show.” Kerkof is also the former CEO of Coast Capital Mortgage Group and founder of Light Under The Bridge Homeless Ministry in Seattle, WA, and brings to Manatee County Habitat for Humanity a decade of experience.

Manatee County Habitat for Humanity Executive Director, Ron Turner, commented, “Hope is the perfect match for Manatee County Habitat. She will lead many of our local fundraising and marketing initiatives.”

Hope Kerkof will be located in the Manatee County Habitat for Humanity offices, 1201 6th Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 (Bank of America building in downtown Bradenton), and she can be reached by phone at (941) 748-9100 x 107 or via email at hkerkof@manateehabitat.org .

MANATEE COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Manatee County Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit, ecumenical, volunteer-based organization dedicated to building homes in partnership with low-income families who need safe, decent, affordable housing. Manatee County Habitat for Humanity was chartered in the summer of 1994 and has built 100 homes with the help of donors, families and volunteers. Habitat for Humanity houses are sold to partner families for no profit and financed with affordable, interest-free loans that are financed by Habitat. For more information, visit: http://www.manateehabitat.org/.