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Thinking About Tomorrow

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DURHAM - The Herald Sun - By Larry Bumgardner  (PHOTO) Nancy and Larry Bumgardner sponsored a Habitat home they built in partnership with the Capers family last year. Their gift of sponsorship will keep giving for generations. As I get older with children having children who are ent… Read More

The Secret to Happiness!

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DURHAM - The Herald Sun - By Blake Strayhorn The secret to happiness….  It is not winning the lottery, at least not in my world.  But I think I’ve found it. I’ve seen enough people find it to become convinced.  I’ve seen the discovery unfold many diff… Read More

30 years building, 1 year serving

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DURHAM - The Herald Sun - By Josh Quinlan Durham Habitat Last year, Mayor Bill Bell introduced a strategic plan to drastically reduce poverty in Durham. The epicenter of his plan was Census Tract 10.01, a large section of North East Central Durham. This area had a high crime rate, many fa… Read More

The Buzz: Habitat for Humanity ReStore recaps year

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ALEX DIXON, The Buzz, The Herald Sun DURHAM — Habitat for Humanity has reported that six homes were built in Durham and Orange counties in 2015 with profits from its home improvement and donation center ReStore. On the year, the organization also logged 11,297 vol… Read More

Ideas Divide. Projects Unite. Love Heals.

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DURHAM - THE HERALD SUN BY BLAKE STRAYHORN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF DURHAM So…a group of Muslims, Jews, and Christians plus a few that call themselves unaffiliated gathered at Durham Habitat's Hospitality House build this past Sunday, and a remarkable thing happened: We talked. W… 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.”

Lal