We need women roofers


The Women Roofers from Rutherfordton, NC, who were featured in People Magazine, will come to Durham on October 10th to help develop a core group of women to roof homes with Habitat of Durham. Their goal is to help Durham Habitat establish a core group who will be committed to roofing 6 … Read More

Rotary and Habitat partnership: Service above self


DURHAM THE HERALD SUN — Blake Strayhorn, Durham Habitat for Humanity One recent Saturday morning, Habitat site supervisors Bill Clay and Matt Lawing welcomed a group to their East Durham repairs project with a box of Monuts (if you don’t know what Monuts are, you should!) and … Read More

Volunteers raising walls and building hope every week


DURHAM HERALD SUN - By Anna Benfield. On a recent Friday morning more than 50 construction volunteers found their way to five build homes across North East Central Durham. By 9 a.m. they were hard at work, building walls and installing siding on new homes and removing old flooring from a fut… Read More

Volunteer of the Week: Lindsey and Jackie Pareis


DURHAM HERALD SUN - By Volunteer Center of Durham Lindsey and Jackie Pareis Habitat for Humanity of Durham One and a half years It takes more than hammers and nails to build homes; it also takes office work.  As volunteers in the Durham office of Habitat for Humanity, the mother-an… Read More

Durham Habitat welcomes spring with two home kick offs


DURHAM HERALD SUN — By Blake Strayhorn, Habitat for Humanity Durham, Welcome, spring!  After a long, cold February, spring arrived in Durham, seemingly overnight.  The season of rebirth and renewal is here.  As nature exploded all around us, Durham Habitat embrace… Read More

The Pink Ribbon Build Kicks Off


The inspiration for an exciting Habitat home sponsorship came in 2011, when Margaret Rubiera was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was anxious, but the kindness and compassion of her caregivers made her journey one of strength and optimism. Margaret saw the nurses, lab techs, and other careg… Read More

Durham United for Durham Habitat


Durham United is the unstoppable team made up of City of Durham employees and County of Durham employees. This group comes together in service of their community with more than 400 people from more than 100 departments volunteering and fundraising for Habitat of Durham each year.  Righ… Read More

DIY planter boxes with Habitat


We're transforming old, unwanted pallets into charming, rustic planter boxes for your herbs, flowers, etc on September 20 from 1pm to 4pm. Want to join us? This Do-It-Yourself project is hosted by Habitat's Carpenters Club and sponsored by Stone Bros. & Byrd.* Already a Habita… Read More

Habitat home to honor Pope Francis


An anonymous donor has fully sponsored a Durham Habitat home to honor Pope Francis for his commitment to social justice and reinvigorating the Catholic Church.  Our inspired donor hopes that this home will provide a unifying, celebratory opportunity for both Catholic and non-Catholic v… 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.