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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

Habitat Builds Community in Haywood County

This article was originally published in The Mountaineer, written by Vicki Hyatt. It is reprinted here with minor changes. Last week was a joyous occasion for the Jeramie and Patricia Doran family when they were welcomed into their new home by some of the people who helped make the dream possible. The Dorans were… 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

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