Gwendolyn is a single mother of two children -- son Malik (9), and daughter Mikela (4). The family is actively involved in church, and is patiently waiting for their home in Twinsburg to be built.
Gwendolyn heard about Habitat through her sister, who shared a brochure with her. Gwendolyn also watched a clip of two homes being dedicated on Fox 8 News, which prompted her to act upon filling out an application for homeownership.
Gwendolyn currently works full-time as a secretary at the Breast Health Center at Akron General Medical Center. Gwendolyn sees herself as a secretary, teacher, counselor and encourager to her patients, and loves what she does. She would like to finish her associate’s degree in health administration, and go on for her bachelor’s degree.