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Come Work With Us!


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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

How you can give a little to Habitat, but help a lot


How you can give a little to Habitat, but help a lot Each weekday, Roxanne Harris does something for other people’s children that she’s been unable to do for her own – take them home to a house filled with love, warmth and a mortgage. Oh, her three children have warmt… Read More

Habitat Success Stories

Lal is a Burmese refugee who came to Durham after stops in India and Thailand. Lal partnered with Habitat and the Durham Literacy Center to renovate a historic home in East Durham. “There is no more fear,” Lal said. “We won’t have to move again because the home belongs to us.”