Habitat for Humanity Waukesha County Welcomes Karl Fechner
06/29/2013

Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County (HFH of Waukesha County) is pleased to welcome Karl Fechner to the Board of Directors as the Chair Person of the Family Selection & Nurturing Committee.

Online PR News – 29-June-2013 – Waukesha/Wisconsin – Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County (HFH of Waukesha County) is pleased to welcome Karl Fechner to the Board of Directors as the Chair Person of the Family Selection & Nurturing Committee.

As Chair Person of the Family Selection & Nurturing Committee, Mr. Fechner is responsible for selecting HFH families that will partner with our affiliate to build their new home.

Mr. Fechner’s volunteer activities make him the perfect fit for HFH and it’s mission. He’s been to Thailand, Nicaragua and Nepal, and he tries to lead a trip overseas every year. Mr. Fechner is planning a visit to Gliwice, Poland October 4 through October 14. He is seeking people to travel with him to help build the Robak family a new home. In just eleven days, participants will work hard and make a positive change for a Habitat partner family. Participants will work with volunteers from all over the world with a common goal in mind, building lasting friendships with people that inspire others.

When it comes to his new position with Habitat for Humanity Waukesha County, Fechner said, “My dad always said, ‘One hand washes the other.’ I have become my dad.”

Personally, Mr. Fechner is a retired art teacher and artist and is currently painting contractor and realtor. He has one son, an archeologist, and a four-year-old daughter, who’s a ballerina. Mr. Fechner is married to Pat Wunderlich, also a realtor. Ms. Wunderlich was his high school sweetheart and they married after their fortieth reunion.

Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County works in partnership with God, God’s people, and partner families to enrich our community by building and renovating simple, decent, affordable housing to assist families of limited means achieve home ownership. If you would like to volunteer labor or tax-deductible donations of money or land please visit Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County online at www.hfhwaukesha.org or call 262-309-6025. The Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County office is located at 234 W. Main St. #6, Waukesha, WI 53186. All correspondence and donations should be sent to P.O. Box 91, Waukesha, WI 53187.

If anyone is interested in participating in Mr. Fechner’s Global Village build in Poland, there is no building experience required, just an adventuresome spirit, and no fear of hard work. If you have been on a Global Village trip, you are familiar with the rewards; if this is your first trip, it will change your life, as well as the lives of the families in Poland. Contact him for more information on this exciting opportunity at phoenixstudioarts@gmail.com.