Duke University Partners with Durham Habitat

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On Thursday, Jan. 30th, Phail Wynn and Sam Miglarese with the Office of Durham and Regional Affairs (DARA) at Duke University and Blake Strayhorn with Habitat for Humanity of Durham joined together to sign a Memorandum of Agreement by and between DARA, the Duke Habitat Campus Chapter, and and Habitat for Humanity of Durham. 

With this memorandum, DARA agrees to partner with Duke Habitat, one of our undergraduate campus chapters, to raise funds through the "Doing Good in the Neighborhood Campaign," and other sources.and Habitat for Humanity of Durham.

In addition, DARA will support the Duke Habitat Campus Chapter in co-sponsoring and building a Habitat home during this and the upcoming fiscal year. This year's Habitat home will be built in partnership with the Thuku-Kabata family in Southwest Central Durham.

Durham Habitat is thankful for the long-term support of Duke Habitat and DARA in building community!

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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.

Tora