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Running for a Reason: Spotlight on BCRF Fundraisers

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We caught up with our top fundraisers post-race to talk more about their connections to running, Durham Habitat and hear their secrets to successful fundraising.  This year, there were over $14,000 in donations made to Durham Habitat through fundraising efforts and donations made at Bu… Read More

Repair Tales: Rise & Run

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           As neighborhoods change and develop and home prices increase, repairs programs are essential components for helping homeowners maintain what may be their biggest asset, and remain in their homes safely. Below is the repairs story from one work site w… Read More

Meet the 50th President - A Durham Habitat Success Story

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Habitat Home Builders Blitz 2016

  By Blake Strayhorn My twelve-year-old friend David’s mother, Hannah, is buying a home from Durham Habitat. David is smart, a good conversationalist; he’s got a strong grip and he looks you in the eye when he shakes your hand.  There are many stars in the group of Ha… Read More

A PATHWAY TO HOPE: MEET HABITAT HOMEOWNER & SUPER-MOM, ROBIN DAVIS

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Standing in the living room of her new Habitat home, Robin Davis shows off her prized Thomas Kincade painting. “When times were rough, I would look at this painting and dream about walking up that pathway,” she explains. For the past eight years, Robin has lived in a rental pr… Read More

Habitat Success Stories

Barbara is an elderly neighbor who suffers from COPD. Durham Habitat partnered with the Fuqua School of Business to replace Barbara’s roof and HVAC system. Barbara said,"I thank God that Habitat was able to fix my home because I was unable to do it for myself."

Barbara