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Meet The Johnston Family

Meet the Johnston Family, Chatham Habitat’s newest partner family! Selected just a few weeks ago, the Johnston Family can’t wait to get started on their Habitat home. The family currently lives in Bear Creek, and wanted to keep their son at

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Hats Off to Two Habitat Grads!

This month, two of our homeowners became college graduates! First up, Patricia Nettles graduated from Central Carolina Community College with a degree in Criminal Justice. Patricia just became a homeowner this year, along with her three children: Emily, Erika, and Kenyada. While

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Our Habitat Family is Growing!

Our Family Services Director, Anna Schmalz Rodriguez, is expecting a baby! She and her husband David, along with their nephew Dean, are so excited for their family to grow to include a new arrival. Anna is due in November, but

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Welcome to the World, Baby Alexa Rios!

On May 11th at 2:01am, homeowners Rene and Clementina Rios welcomed a beautiful baby girl to the world. The family has lived in their Habitat home for two years now, and they are excited to bring home their new daughter. She weighs

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Volunteer Appreciation Event 2014

On Sunday, we welcomed our volunteers for a picnic to celebrate their service to our organization. Every day, we rely on the work that these dedicated people provide, and without them, we wouldn’t be able to build houses at all.

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Aunt Bea Fundraiser: The Talk of Siler City!

On Friday, April 11th, Chatham Habitat hosted a lovely fundraiser at the home of Larry and Vickie Russell in Siler City. Larry and Vickie’s home is beautiful in its own right, but it is also well known as the former

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Home 114 Dedication: The Herrera Garcia Family

On March 8th, the Herrera Garica Family celebrated the dedication of their home in Pittsboro. Fernando and Isabel are thrilled to be moving into a safe, affordable home with their three (soon to be four) children. Their home is Chatham

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ReStore Volunteer Spotlight: “Bad” Carol Ferguson (and Millie!)

Once a month, the ReStore Volunteer Coordinator Fran Harvey chooses one outstanding volunteer to spotlight. The ReStore staff and volunteers are like a family–and we could never do the work that we do without them.  We are blessed with our

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Feel-Good Habitat Moment #1

Y’all have heard many of the stories that we tell–children painting their bedrooms, families signing their closing documents, and volunteers mastering new skills. Some stories don’t get told as often–it’s hard to share the feeling of belonging that many of

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