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Loving Gaston County family lifts woman, children up

GASTONIA, N.C. — On the front porch of a new Habitat for Humanity home in Gastonia, Joe Padilla Jr. stepped up with crisp military efficiency and attached an American flag to the house that his sister Linda De… Read More

‘Home’ Holds a Special Grace in Caswell County

YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — Mother’s Day was a family affair for Portia Smith. Her three young children were at home with her, as were her father and stepmother, aunts and friends. The word “home” holds a special grace for… Read More

Two Special Milestones in Wayne County

This story originally appeared in the Goldsboro News-Argus on Dec. 18, 2017 With each house that Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne builds, a family experiences a milestone. On a Thursday in December in 2017, Habitat for Humanity of… Read More

Diagnosis changes family’s financial dynamic in Henderson County

HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. — Stephanie Jones and her husband David Parnell were doing fairly well as a young couple with a newborn boy. Mom and Dad each brought home a paycheck. That made for a happy life for… Read More

Habitat for Humanity Creates Hope in Bertie County

WINDSOR, N.C. — A blistering sun beat down on a spruced-up home on King Street in Windsor on July 14, 2017. Inside, in the blessed cool of a newly installed central HVAC system, well-wishers and family gathered to… Read More

New home in Warren County provides family foundation in American dream

NORLINA, N.C. — Crystal Miller cut the ribbon on the porch of her new home as her “real” family and her adoptive family of Habitat for Humanity volunteers beamed. Both groups had come to this moment after long… Read More

Person County Family Called on to Make a House a Home

By Anna Fletcher, originally published in the Roxboro Courier-Times The driveway of a newly-completed Habitat house was filled with people on a Saturday in February 2018, as the Person County Habitat for Humanity held a dedication for the… Read More

Vance County home is a blessing to a giving soul

Tamara McGhee’s new home on Arrow Drive in Henderson didn’t yet have a stick of furniture in it, but it was warm and inviting in mid-October of 2017 as a crowd gathered in the ample common area for… Read More

Greater Matthews Habitat for Humanity celebrates dedication of Sandy Marano Memorial Build

By Mary Beth Foster This story and its images were originally published in The Mint Hill Times on May 23, 2018. On Saturday, May 12, 2018, Greater Matthews Habitat for Humanity celebrated the completion of the Wenyi family’s… Read More

Fighting Tooth and Nail in Transylvania County

Eric Edwards can cite the date his life turned toward addiction: Feb. 19, 2012 – the day his son Dylan died after fighting leukemia most of his life. Dylan was 5. “The little guy went through hell,” Edwards… Read More