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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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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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Collegiate Challenge 2015

Collegiate Challenge is a national program that allows college students from across the country to spend their Spring Break volunteering at Habitat sites away from home. It’s a great program for the students because it allows them a chance to

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GridFree! NC Donates First Solar Array to Chatham Habitat

  ¬†GridFree! NC has completed the installation of a donated 2.5 kW rooftop solar array on the Balderas Family’s home in Bear Creek, North Carolina. The array is a pilot effort by Chatham Habitat for Humanity to explore the possibility

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GridFree! NC Donates First Solar Array to Chatham Habitat

GridFree! NC has completed the installation of a donated 2.5 kW rooftop solar array on the Balderas Family’s home in Bear Creek, North Carolina. The array is a pilot effort by Chatham Habitat for Humanity to explore the possibility of

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‘Tis the Season!

Christmas has arrived at the ReStore! Our annual Christmas Sale was this past Saturday, and our unofficial ReStore mascot “Buck” is decorated for the season! Buck was donated to the ReStore, and instead of selling him, our regular crew of

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Two New Homes Dedicated

Last week, we dedicated two homes in Siler City–the Bacilio/Martinez Family and the Castillo Family homes. Both families have been working so hard for months to finish their sweat equity hours and homeownership classes, and they’re so ready to move

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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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