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Peace of Mind in Clay County

When you pull off Highway 64 in Clay County, you enter a world a little more old-fashioned than the one you left. Winding roads take you past an old auto station that still boasts an original Sinclair Oil… Read More

The Smell of Progress: Flowers and a Fresh Start

For Charlotte Furaha, two decades of uncertainty came to an end on a muggy August day in High Point. With prayers, a key, and a new mortgage, this youthful-looking woman whose life had long been unstable finally stood… Read More

In Flood-Hit Public Housing, a Reminder That the Poor Bear Brunt of Storms’ Fury

Read the New York Times article discussing Hurricane Florence’s impact on some New Bern residents.

Habitat Constructs Home for Mother of Three

By Scott Bigelow The Laurinburg Exchange MAXTON – With prayers, tears and well wishes, Robeson County’s first Habitat for Humanity house was dedicated Thursday at 300 S. Patterson St. in Maxton, the new home of a single mother… Read More

Building Faith with Homes for Families: Habitat for Humanity Creates a Home for Tyrell Family

Venus Alexander climbs the steps to her new home with one hand on each of the sturdy wooden rails. Her gait is steady and slow; weariness, pain and determination mark this moment, as she achieves the life goal… Read More

Finishing A Determined Trek – A Dare County Family Receives The Keys To Their New Home

A long, difficult but determined trek got Pat Moncur from her native Thailand to this perfect July day, to a celebration that buzzed with well-wishers in the back yard of her new home in Kill Devil Hills.  It… Read More

Keeping Their Eye on the Prize, A Forsyth County Family Achieves Homeownership

If you combine patience and perseverance, you get an unstoppable force. And an unstoppable force gets results. Meet Khadijah Shabazz. Soon, she and her daughter Sakile, 22, who has cerebral palsy, will move into their new home on… Read More

With Tears of Gratitude, A Cabarrus County Family Receives a New Home

Any day now,  Paditra Carlton will move out of the living room she has used as a bedroom. Her son Shannon, 12, will say goodbye to the dining room that’s been his makeshift bedroom.  Carlton’s two other children, Bristol,… Read More

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,… Read More

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… Read More