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Metal Roof on House #120

Big news! We are currently installing a metal roof on house 120 instead of a typical shingle roof. Why, you ask? Compared to regular asphalt shingles, the life expectancy of a metal roof is much longer. When properly installed, a metal

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2015 Women Build is a Huge Success!

Volunteers from all over Chatham County participated in a three-day Women Build last week sponsored by Chatham Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s Home Improvement. Hosted once every year, National Women Build Week challenges women to devote a day to the

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Special Thanks To…

Students from the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg taking a “Steve Selfie” with the extra $2,500 they raised for Chatham Habitat …County Commissioner and Owner of Atlantic Power Solutions Walter Petty for his generous donation of a generator for CHFH

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A ReStore Vest is Retired

Late last year, we lost one of our beloved ReStore volunteers. John McLaughlin passed away “at home, peacefully, surrounded by his family, in the warmth of the morning sun on November 18, 2014.”* John and his wife Shirley have been

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The Governors Club Ladies Strike Again!

For every house we build, this hard-working group of ladies comes out and meets with the family and then designs a landscaping plan to fit their likes, dislikes, and skills. Many of these women bring plants from their own gardens

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#WeBuild2015 Habitat for Humanity National Affiliate Conference

Last week, Jerry Whortan, Harvey Harman, Steve Clark, and Linda Zaremba are at the National Habitat for Humanity Conference to learn more about what other Habitats across the country are doing and how they are making an impact on the communities they serve.

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Welcome Christy Manning, New Construction Site Supervisor

We’re happy to welcome our newest staff member: Christy Manning! Christy is our new Construction Site Supervisor, and she came to us from Durham Habitat for Humanity where she worked as an Americorps volunteer for one year, and then two

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Prescription Take-Back Day a Huge Success

On March 21st, we co-hosted a Prescription Take Back Day with Chatham Cares Pharmacy and the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office. These events are designed to give citizens a chance to bring their unused or expired prescription drugs so that they

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Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Kooner

Carol is in the middle, pictured here with two of her Sewing Bee comrades and a quilt that they made Carol Kooner is one of the founding members of the Sewing Bee here at Chatham Habitat. She puts in hundreds

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Apostle Build 2014 Exceeds Goals!

This coming Saturday, we will dedicate our 2014-2015 Apostle Build Home! Since the beginning, Crystal and Justin Johnston have been so excited to see their house completed. Twenty four Chatham County churches came together to partially sponsor their home through

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