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Christ United Methodist Church: First Full Apostle Build Sponsor 2014-2015

Thanks to Christ United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill for their generosity! They are our very first fully-paid Apostle Build Sponsor for the 2014-2015 year. The $5,000 they contributed today will go toward the construction of the Johnston Family’s home

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Steve Selfies

Earlier this year, we hired a new Construction Site Supervisor–Steve Clark. Steve’s construction experience combined with his excitement and enthusiasm when leading volunteers have quickly made him an invaluable part of the team at Chatham Habitat. During Women Build, I

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Small House, Week One

In partnership with the Sustainable Building program at Central Carolina Community College and the Small House Institute, Chatham Habitat is building a 512 square foot, handicap accessible, sustainable small house.  It is our goal to engage the community in a

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Women Build 2014

    On May 7th, more than 25 women volunteered at our Construction site. We spend the day in two groups:one working on siding and painting at the house on S. Evergreen Street in Siler City, and the rest framing at the

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Collegiate Challenge: Community College of Philadelphia

  Last week, we hosted thirteen students from the Community College of Philadelphia at our construction site to help build a home for the Castillo Family in Siler City. The students worked hard and got to know each other and

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Construction Tip: Tinted Primer

When our Paint Crew comes to paint the interior of a home, they need a few tricks to make sure things go smoothly. One of the ways that they make sure that they aren’t painting over each other’s work is

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