Habitat to build six new homes in Crozet’s Wickham Pond neighborhood
This spring, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville will begin construction of six new homes in the Wickham Pond neighborhood, our first mixed-income community in Crozet. This exciting project will serve as the blueprint to create affordable housing opportunities throughout the Albemarle County growth area.
Albemarle County Police hold 3rd Annual Southwood Bike Rodeo
Every summer, the Albemarle County Police Department hosts the Southwood Bike Rodeo, a day of fun activities, free bike helmets and conversations about bike safety.
But the Southwood Bike Rodeo is about more than obstacle courses and tune ups. It’s an opportunity for police to make genuine connections with the community.
The Habitat Store celebrates 13th anniversary
This month, the Habitat Store hosted a “birthday party” to mark 13 successful years of operation and thank the Charlottesville community for supporting the Habitat mission. Braving the summer heat, over 30 Habitat volunteers helped host more than 400 customers who came out to celebrate.
Habitat to welcome home 12 families at newly transformed Burnet Commons III neighborhood
For years, Tim Turner dreamed of owning his own home in a safe neighborhood where his son can play outside. His dream is about to come true. On August 6 and 13 Tim and Damyanti, along with 11 other remarkable Charlottesville families, will celebrate the culmination of years of hard work at the Burnet Commons III: The Park home dedication ceremonies.
Southwood kicks off school year as a community
On Wednesday, August 14th, parents, teachers, children and community supporters came together to celebrate the beginning of the new school year at the Southwood Community Center. Hosted by Habitat for Humanity and the Albemarle County Public Schools, the 4th annual Back to School Festival welcomed nearly 800 people, doubling attendance from last year. Dozens of teachers and administrators from Cale Elementary, Burley Middle and Monticello High School mingled with parents and students, answering questions and distributing school supplies provided courtesy of Walmart.