Habitat celebrates 25 years of volunteers
From the earliest days of our founding in 1991, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville has been driven by committed volunteers. This year, as we celebrate 25 years of service to the community, we are taking time to reflect on the successes of the past quarter century and to thank the 18,000 volunteers who have stepped up to lend a hand.
Former Piedmont CASA President Ruth Stone joins Charlottesville Habitat staff to lead fundraising efforts
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is pleased to announce the hiring of Ruth Stone as its Chief Advancement Officer. Ruth brings a world of experience, impeccable credentials and a deep commitment to the community to the position.
Johnny Than celebrates his 5th birthday at his soon-to-be-finished Habitat home
Since entering the Habitat Homebuyer program, Win Than has spent almost every one of his Saturdays on the jobsite, earning sweat equity and sharing his infectiously positive personality with volunteers. The Than family has come to love the construction site so much that, when asked where he wanted to celebrate his 5th birthday, his son Johnny immediately answered, “at our future home.”
Partners Not Saviors: Habitat’s President/CEO speaks at TEDx Charlottesville
Habitat’s President & CEO Dan Rosensweig recently captivated Charlottesville by delivering his powerful TEDx talk that tied into the event’s theme of “What If…” In front of a sold-out crowd at the Paramount Theater, Rosensweig presented “Partners not Saviors: A New Model for Mixed-Income Communities,” which asks the question “What if there were a way to reinvest in communities without displacing, replacing or erasing the people who live there?”
Please join us to celebrate The Habitat Store's 10-year anniversary this Saturday, June 1st