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Area Executives Partner for Habitat for Humanity CEO Build

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Top executives from 38 Triangle companies, joined by Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford, will step out of the office and onto a construction site Tuesday, April 15, to launch the third annual Triangle-wide CEO Build for Habitat for Humanity.  Mr. Reckford will speak to the group at approximately 11:45 a.m.

Reformation and rehabilitation

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The Herald-Sun Editorial

When Joe Harvard announced his retirement in January last year, after more than three decades as pastor of Durham’s downtown First Presbyterian Church, he promised to continue to serve a community in which he already had made tremendous contributions.

Habitat Gives Homeowner a New Foundation

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Habitat Accepting Applications

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Durham Habitat is now accepting applications for homeownership. Qualified applicants will be Durham residents with a need for affordable housing, a willingness to earn a minimum of 250 hours of sweat equity building their home, and an ability to make their Habitat mortgage payments, typically around $550 per month.

Habitat Dedication Highlights Need for Affordable Housing in Durham

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A Durham family got a new home Sunday with the help of Habitat for Humanity.

"When habitat homeowners come into a neighborhood, it makes it more attractive for other developers to come in from behind and provide affordable housing for others," said Blake Strayhorn with Durham Habitat for Humanity.

Belk Stores Partner with Durham Habitat

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Triangle-area Belk stores are partnering with Durham Habitat's Playhouse Program. Area stores include Belk Crabtree, Belk Triangle, Belk Cary, and Belk Southpoint.  The Habitat Playhouse Program is a collaborative effort of local corporations, the community and Habitat volunteers who together build and donate playhouses for local families and service organizations that work with children.

Duke Campus Chapter in the news

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It's not just the basketball players competing in the Duke-UNC basketball rivalry. This year, in addition to various other competitions, the two Habitat for Humanity campus chapters will compete to see which chapter can raise the most money for the charitable organization.

Habitat Success Stories

Worth helped found Durham Habitat as part of his Bible study group. He has volunteered to build hundreds of homes, but if you ask about his role with Habitat, he will take no special credit, saying, “Habitat just fits in with who I am.”

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