Join us for the Habitat Rake-A-Thon!
Please join us for the Habitat Rake-a-Thon!
Youth United Rake-A-Thon
Habitat For Humanity’s Youth United program will be going door-to-door in Forest Lakes South on Sunday, November 10th from 1:30-5:30pm and in Dunlora on Saturday, November 16th from 1:30-5:30pm.
Students will rake lawns for donations. All proceeds benefit Youth United’s sponsorship of families in the Belmont Cottages neighborhood.
Questions? Reservations? Contact Mary Maxfield at 434-293-9066.
Habitat President/CEO to speak at TEDx Charlottesville
We’re thrilled to announce that our President/CEO Dan Rosensweig will be speaking at this year’s TEDx Charlottesville on Friday November 13th at the Paramount Theater. As part of this year’s theme “What If…” Dan will present “Partners not Saviors: A New Model for Mixed-Income Communities.” During his talk, he’ll ask the question “What if there were a way to reinvest in communities without forcing out the people who live there?”
Gateway Project gets crucial vote
On May 27th, The Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board approved the addition of the "Gateway" project -- an initiative linking multimodal transportation alternatives through a redeveloped Southwood -- to the area's Long Range Transportation Plan Vision List. If funded, the Gateway will provide the region's largest contiguous walkable and bikeable area and create a northern and western gateway into the future Biscuit Run Park.
Habitat welcomes home the Childs and Tyler Families
Nearly 100 people gathered at Burnet Commons II: The Woods this month for a celebration of the dedication of the Childs and Tyler Family homes. Friends, family members, volunteers, and Habitat staff all came out to celebrate the joy of home ownership with the families.