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A Long Road Back From Addiction Ends With a New Home For a Dunn Family

After twelve years of sobriety, the moment Brenda Dominguez began to take control of her life is as fresh in her mind as if it were yesterday. She is 38 now. At age 25, in the wee hours after… Read More

Purple and Pink in the Parsonage

There is a room on the top floor of a house in Maury, North Carolina, that’s a little different than it was when a mid-century minister used it. Perhaps he sat near the window to write sermons while… Read More

A Woman’s Dream House Comes True in Caldwell County

When Jacqueline Godoy applied for a Habitat for Humanity home three years ago, she had her doubts. “I didn’t think I would get it, to be honest,” she said. “I had a lot going on.” But then she… Read More

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