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.