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Tracy’s Green Building Journey

This piece was written by Mallory Wilmoth, a Media and Journalism student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Wilmoth is part of a PR writing class that partners with local nonprofit organizations. As another Thursday morning rolls around, Tracy McInturff follows her usual routine. A quick ride to the Chatham Habitat for Humanity office,

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Celebrating Service

By Rachel Horowitz, Volunteer Program Manager Happy National Volunteer Week! We want to take a moment and recognize some of our amazing volunteers over the past year. Here are our 2018-2019 volunteer spotlights. Scroll down to learn more about each of them. Randel Sink Linda

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The Alternative Break Experience

By Rachel Horowitz, Volunteer Program Manager It was a typical Monday morning when a dozen eager students with matching Boston College sweatshirts ambled into the Chatham Habitat for Humanity office. Their faces were glowing with the excitement of Spring Break

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Top 10 Moments of 2018

By Anna Tuell, Development Director We had a great 2018, and it’s thanks to your constant support – as donors, volunteers, shoppers, and cheerleaders in the community. We wouldn’t be here without you.  Read on to see our Top Ten

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Investing in Youth

By Zara Pandite, Project Intern As an intern for Chatham Habitat for Humanity, my role is to develop and implement the Youth Volunteer Program. My hope is to inspire and energize younger generations to become involved in the work of

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A Time for Giving

By Taylor Battle, Public Relations Intern The end of year is a reflective time for many. It’s a time to look back on what was accomplished throughout the year, and what will need to be focused on next year. The

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What Matters

By Melchee Johnson, Database Coordinator I have more than enough. I’ve never experienced shortage of food or shelter. I’m employed. I have family, love, and friends. I’m entirely blessed. I shouldn’t complain about anything, yet some expression of disdain over

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What Does Home Truly Mean?

By Taylor Battle, Public Relations Intern Home comes in many forms, whether it’s a house, an apartment, a trailer, a duplex, a hotel, or anything in between. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines home as “one’s place of residence” and “the social

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When the Hard Hats Come Off

By Rachel Horowitz, Volunteer Manager What comes to mind when you think of Habitat for Humanity? If it’s a group of smiling volunteers hammering away with smiling faces and matching hard hats, you’re not alone. A simple Google search shows

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Maria’s Blessing

By Taylor Battle, Public Relations Intern Maria Porras is a mother who only wants the best for her children, and for her that meant providing them with a safe and stable home. Maria, who previously lived in Chapel Hill for

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