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2018 Annual Report

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Our 2018 Annual Report is now live! Click here to read and learn more. We look forward to building more in 2019. Read More

Hurricane Dorian Resources and Updates

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Durham Habitat Build Sites Status: WE ARE OPEN! You can always check our inclement weather page for updates and call the hotline if you have questions. We will proactively call you if your volunteer shift is cancelled or changed for any reason. -- We are actively monitoring Hurricane… Read More

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

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