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2020 Resolutions

By Page Hundley As we start a new year and a new decade, I’m thinking, like so many of us, about resolutions and how to live a better life in 2020. I’ve made the usual resolutions that I make every

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Top 10 Moments of 2019

By Anna Tuell, Development Director We had a great 2019, 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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The Community’s Neighbor

By Kristine Villaflor At Chatham Habitat for Humanity, we strive to fulfill our mission by not just providing affordable housing, but also creating a sense of community. Through a few different programs, we hope to foster an active community that

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How to Choose a Place to Volunteer

By Kristine Villaflor This is Part 2 of Kristine’s blog series on volunteering. Click here to read Part 1. This post is for anyone that is already convinced themselves that, “Yes, I want to volunteer!” But how, where and when

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Page, what can WE do to help?

Last night, I helped give a presentation about Habitat for Humanity to Chatham County’s Briar Chapel neighborhood. I was struck by a very straightforward question that came from one of the attendees toward the end of the presentation. He asked,

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Giving Back Gives Satisfaction

By Kristine Villaflor Have you ever asked yourself what’s your purpose in this world? I guess every one of us – at some point in our lives – has thought of this.  From our childhood to adulthood, we are challenged

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A Simple, Decent Place to Volunteer

By Page Hundley After a brief summer hiatus, we are back with more blog posts just for you! This piece comes from Page, a new Chatham County resident who jumped right in as a volunteer. She has helped with office work, special

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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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