Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville

celebrating 25 years of building dreams EST. 1991

Press Archive

The Habitat Store needs your help with furniture assembly!

The Habitat Store needs your help with furniture assembly!

Do you love puzzles, working with your hands, and seeing something great come together right before your eyes?

The Habitat Store is looking for additional help with furniture assembly. Our warehouse is currently jam-packed with amazing new pieces just waiting to be put together. We can accommodate volunteers any time M-F 10-6pm, and Saturdays 9-5pm and provide the tools. If you are interested, email Habitat Store Volunteer Coordinator Leah Combs or call the store at 434-293-6331. It is a fun way to help contribute to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville and volunteers get first peak at all our great new inventory!

 

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Habitat expands advocacy efforts at Habitat on the Hill

Habitat expands advocacy efforts at Habitat on the Hill

In February, three members of the Charlottesville team joined hundreds of Habitat staff, board members, volunteers, and homeowners from across the country in Washington D.C.  for the tenth annual “Habitat on the Hill” legislative conference. The 2016 conference was themed “Framing the Future.”

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Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer Welcomes Home Six Habitat Families

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer Welcomes Home Six Habitat Families

This month, six new Habitat homeowners got a very special welcome home from new Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer. Habitat families are the first of many families who will move into this very special neighborhood lining Elliott Avenue.

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Habitat takes new approach to Partner Family education

Habitat takes new approach to Partner Family education

As Habitat has continued to innovate its approach – from single homes to communities -- the way its Partner Families prepare to take the next step has evolved as well. Where once, Partner Family education focused almost exclusively on financial training and home maintenance, it now goes further by also engaging future homeowners in deep conversations about how they are going to thrive together as neighbors.
 

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Help give a hand up to a Habitat Partner Family - become an Advocate!

Help give a hand up to a Habitat Partner Family - become an Advocate!

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is currently looking for volunteers to serve as Advocates for our Partner Families. Advocates work with our Partner Families throughout the Habitat process, building a relationship with the family, encouraging them to take steps needed to complete the program, and celebrating with them as they move into their new home.

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