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Freshmen Take Part in Habitat for Humanity Project


Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 07/26/2017 DURHAM, N.C. - Duke football freshmen spent part of their Wednesday morning with Durham Habitat for Humanity, working on a building project in the local community. Habitat for Humanity of Durham is part of a global, non… Read More

Durham Habitat's Bonsai is "Just Right"!


"Wanda's enthusiasm is infectious. At the kickoff, she excitedly gave us a 'tour' of her home-to-be, even though it was just a concrete platform. That moment drove home how enriching it can be to help people put their lives back together," said George Stuart, Habitat Board Chair. By Bla… Read More

Love Thy (International) Neighbor: Habitat in Honduras


Jose, Marari, Alba, Kimberly and David will buy the four room home our team helped build. Love Thy (International) Neighbor: Habitat in Honduras By Blake Strayhorn “Why not just send the money?”  asked my friend Leigh as our Habitat team traveled by bus from Santa Ros… Read More

The ROI for Building Hope


As home buying families build and buy their Habitat homes, they transform their own financial future. Their investment in home transforms both their family’s future and their neighborhood. The Cameron/Crutchfield family recently celebrated the completion of their Habitat home on… Read More

It’s a Wonderful Life - Peace and Joy from Durham Habitat!


It’s a Wonderful Life - Peace and Joy from Durham Habitat! By Blake Strayhorn If your family is like mine, you’ll watch a few classic Christmas movies this Holiday Season.  Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life are among my favorites.  But truth be … Read More

Habitat Success Stories

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