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A Sustaining Love


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

MLK Day 2017: Durham Habitat's Interfaith Build


"Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase" -Martin Luther King Jr.  On January 16th, 2017, Durham Habitat celebrated the legacy and life of service of Martin Luther King by hosting an Interfaith Build on Alma Street in East Durham.  Together,… Read More

Mother Therese


           At Durham Habitat, home sponsors come in all shapes and sizes. Some are major corporations, others are college service groups. And sometimes, they are 90 year-old women with generous hearts and a special sense of how important it is to have a saf… Read More

Running for a Reason: Spotlight on BCRF Fundraisers


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


           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

Habitat Success Stories

Growing up in East Durham, Tora saw the neighborhood decline and bounce back. She was excited to partner with the Streets at Southpoint and Belk to build and purchase her own home in East Durham -- making her part of the neighborhood's revitalization.