Habitat for Humanity of North Carolina Blog

An Amazing Journey of Many Years Brings Guilford County Family to Their New Home

  Maria Hanlin could barely contain her enthusiasm before a crowd of Habitat for Humanity staff and volunteers gathered May 11 at a tidy new home on Asher Downs Drive in Greensboro.   “What a beautiful morning,” said Hanlin, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro. “We are here to dedicate the home of … Continue reading An Amazing Journey of Many Years Brings Guilford County Family to Their New Home »

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Beaming with Gratitude – An Iredell County Mother Accepts the Keys to Her New Home

On a brilliant final day of April, Perryrease Stinson beamed as she cut the ribbon on the front door her new home in Mooresville. It was a perfect setting for a perfect day for the mother of two young teenagers. Minutes earlier, her sister Susie Stinson had presented Stinson with the keys to her home. That’s … Continue reading Beaming with Gratitude – An Iredell County Mother Accepts the Keys to Her New Home »

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With Renewed Hope – A Catawba County Family Receives Their New Home

For Billy Singleton, the tidy, blue, brand-new house on Falling Creek Road in Hickory is a solid foundation in what has often seemed like a life on the move.  “I spent my childhood moving from place to place,” he says. That continued after he married Tasha and after the birth of their daughter Autumn, who … Continue reading With Renewed Hope – A Catawba County Family Receives Their New Home »

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With a Strengthened Faith – A Halifax County Family has a Home of Their Own

“We closed  on this home at 10 o’clock this morning,” Rochelle King told a crowd of Habitat for Humanity volunteers who had gathered at noon April 17 for a dedication in Weldon. Applause and a light cheer went up. “It’s been a long and complicated journey, but we are here, thank the Lord,” said the executive director … Continue reading With a Strengthened Faith – A Halifax County Family has a Home of Their Own »

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Two Year Journey brings Hertford County Family to their New Home

  As a bright sun shone on her new home, Shavonda Smith accepted a Bible, a key, and the good wishes of the Hertford County Habitat for Humanity affiliate on Sunday, March 18.  Smith and her two children also showed off their three-bedroom, two-bath home that stands among a scattering of new homes on Deer Circle in … Continue reading Two Year Journey brings Hertford County Family to their New Home »

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Low-Cost Housing Pioneer wins the Pritzker Prize – Architecture’s Highest Honor

Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, a pioneer in low-cost housing, wins the highest award in architecture – the pritzker Prize.   “Known for reimagining low-cost housing, his design of one such scheme in the central city of Indore has more than 6,500 homes for some 80,000 low to middle income people. A system of houses, courtyards … Continue reading Low-Cost Housing Pioneer wins the Pritzker Prize – Architecture’s Highest Honor »

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With Hearts Full – A Union County Family Moves into Their New Home

  As Mark Conrad basks in the joy of moving his family into a new Habitat for Humanity home in Monroe, he also gets a perk that may be unique: a dramatically shortened commute to his job. The Conrad family’s handsome brick house sits in a neighborhood of well-kept homes in Monroe, a thriving exurb … Continue reading With Hearts Full – A Union County Family Moves into Their New Home »

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Building the Beloved Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Greg Kirkpatrick Habitat for Humanity of North Carolina 919-258-8685 gkirkpatrick@habitatnc.org Habitat for Humanity of North Carolina joins nationwide “Beloved Community” initiative to bring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of access, equality and opportunity for all into action   Raleigh, NC – January 31, 2018   Habitat for Humanity of North Carolina … Continue reading Building the Beloved Community »

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On a New Course in Life – A Johnston County Family Become Homeowners

Bitter cold on Saturday, Jan. 6, pushed Wake Habitat’s kick-off ceremony for its latest build in Clayton indoors. But the big room at First Baptist Church was glowing in the warmth of volunteers and Habitat officials. A Habitat home can “take a family on a new course in life,” said Kevin Campbell, head of Habitat’s Wake … Continue reading On a New Course in Life – A Johnston County Family Become Homeowners »

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A Life Changing Day for A Dobson Family as They Get the Keys to Their New Home

Sunday was life-changing for Christie Bost as she took the keys to her new home on Opportunity Lane in Dobson.  It was also a landmark day for Greater Mount Airy Area Habitat for Humanity: This was the 50th home built in Surry County in the affiliate’s 24-year history.  “Our first partner family still lives in their … Continue reading A Life Changing Day for A Dobson Family as They Get the Keys to Their New Home »

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