Liberty Savings Bank announces Grant Funding to Manatee Habitat

We are pleased to announce Manatee Habitat is the recipient of generous grant funding from Liberty Saving Bank to support Manatee Habitat’s Affordable Housing Build Program. This grant will help continue supporting Manatee Habitat’s ability to build safe, affordable homes to be purchased by local families with  0% interest loans as well a support the Home Preservation Program which does critical home repairs for families in need who own their own homes..

President/CEO of Manatee County Habitat for Humanity stated “Our long-term partnership with Liberty Savings Bank has allowed us to make a significant impact on addressing affordable housing in Manatee County.  Working together, Manatee Habitat and Liberty Savings Bank continue to help families achieve greater financial security and success.”

“We are thrilled to continue Liberty’s tradition of supporting the Manatee County Habitat for Humanity.  They do incredible work for our local community and we are grateful to contribute to that positive impact” says Patti Shirley, Senior Vice President Liberty Savings Bank.

Liberty Savings Bank, F.S.B, is a family-owned bank based in Dayton, OH, with five locations in Southern Florida. Liberty focuses on offering products and services that deliver value for all their customers. They achieve this by combining excellent “small town” service with advanced technology.

Manatee County Habitat for Humanity will be breaking ground on Poling Gardens, a 16-home community located in the Samoset Neighborhood in 2021. This 3-acre subdivision will consist of 16 single-story homes for first time home buyers who have completed Habitat’s home ownership financial literacy and education courses and will contribute between three and four hundred hours of “sweat equity” prior to purchasing the homes with an interest free loan.

Patti Shirley, Lauren Fuller of Liberty Savings Bank, Diana Shoemaker, CEO Manatee Habitat.