Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area celebrates milestone achievement

50 and 51st homes dedicated in Rockland

ROCKLAND, Wis. (WKBT) – Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area is celebrating a milestone in healing the community.

The organization held a dedication for the 50 and 51st homes in the area.

The twin-home is part of a new development in Rockland.

Due to the pandemic, the event was smaller than usual with community member joining the event virtually.

For one of the new home owners, the day is a special moment.

“It means to me that I can do anything. I can go out, go in. I means a little bit more freedom,” said new homeowner Ger Vang.

About 350 volunteers help to complete the two homes.