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2018 Durham Habitat Holiday Giving Guide

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Check out the many ways of giving this season, all to support affordable housing in Durham. The 2018 Durham Habitat Holiday Giving Guide is available online now! Happy holidays! Thank you for supporting Durham Habitat.     Read More

Are you up for a challenge?

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Your gift doubles for kids like DJ Children like DJ are directly impacted by the affordable housing crisis in Durham every day. DJ is now one of more than 975 children who live in a safe, stable Durham Habitat home. But, we currently have more than 100 kids whose parents are on Ha… Read More

Build-A-Block

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Do you love Habitat? Do you love Duke? Durham Habitat is building 12 homes in partnership with Duke friends of all kinds - alumni, professors, departments, fans, etc. Get involved! Read More

2017 Builders Blitz Time Lapse Video

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Watch 5 homes built in June by 5 professional builders for 5 approved Durham Habitat homebuyers in just 7 days! Special thanks to B. Wallace Design & Construction, BuildSense, Durham Building Company, Garman Homes, and Thayer Homes!!!   Read More

Strong Women Build Bright Futures

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March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, Durham Habitat is honoring the strong women that dedicate themselves to building strength and stability in our community. Jane Graper (above) was one of the pioneering women to join "The Geezers", a self-named group of retiree volunteers. He… Read More

Love Thy Neighbor, All Our Neighbors

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When asked why his family came to America, Saw Rain explains, “We want a safe place for our daughter to grow up and for her to get a good education.” With the strength and stability that comes from a safe home, this refugee family from Burma will be able to… Read More

A Sustaining Love

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Looking for a way to show your love for someone special in your life? Honor them by making a one-time contribution or sign up as a sustainer and celebrate love all-year long. "Many people have said that getting involved with Habitat will change your li… Read More

Habitat Success Stories

Alicia partnered with the Catholic Coalition to build a Habitat home in Southwest Central Durham. Alicia enjoyed putting more than 250 hours of sweat equity into her home, saying "I know every beam in my house."

Alicia