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West Gate Bank partners with Habitat Lincoln to build affordable housing. Lincoln, March 30, 2018, West Gate Bank and Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln are partnering together to build a decent and affordable home for future Habitat homeowners, Khasro, Ginar and their four children.

West Gate Bank is the $25,000 Silver Sponsor on an upcoming Habitat build to begin Thursday, July 12, 2018. Both organizations are celebrating milestones in the community; West Gate Bank is celebrating 50 years and Habitat Lincoln is celebrating 30 years.

"As a community bank, we understand that providing affordable housing is crucial to the continued growth of Lincoln," said Carl Sjulin, president of West Gate Bank. "In recognizing the work that Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln is doing, we are honored to partner with them for this build."

The Habitat home sponsored by West Gate Bank will kick-off on Thursday, July 12, 2018, with a special wall raising ceremony to include bank customers, employees and board members, joined by Khasro and Ginar. The build will continue over the next four months as the two organizations work together in building homes, communities and hope.

"We're excited to partner with West Gate Bank to build an affordable home for a family in need of decent shelter," says Josh Hanshaw, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln. "West Gate Bank understands that we are all in this together. A decent home with an affordable mortgage builds strong and stable families. And strong and stable families build strong and stable communities."

For information on how you can get involved with Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln, visit www.lincolnhabitat.org

About Lincoln/Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization that brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Alongside future homeowners, volunteers, and supporters, Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln helps Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability, and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.

To date, Habitat Lincoln has built or repaired more than 155 homes; serving more than 723 local individuals and 125 individuals globally in need of decent shelter. During 2018, Habitat Lincoln will celebrate 30 years of building affordable homes in Lancaster County. More information can be found at www.lincolnhabitat.org

About West Gate Bank

West Gate Bank is a family-owned community bank celebrating its 50 anniversary in 2018. As a full-service banking institution, we are large enough to serve all your personal or commercial banking needs, yet small enough to provide the outstanding personal service that only a community bank can deliver. We're committed to your success and invested in your financial well-being. At West Gate Bank, our interest is you! Visit westgate.bank for more information.

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