Building on a Dream

| Posted on 19 February, 2014

A Reflection on Black History Month and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. February 2014 has been a challenging month: arctic vortexes, snowstorms, sub-freezing temperatures, and multiple cancellations that have thrown us all for a loop. But February is also Black History Month – a time to remember and focus on some of the great […]

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A Labor of Love

| Posted on 14 February, 2014

Some might say that Valentine’s Day is the universal celebration of love – a day when we center our thoughts on our loved ones and show appreciation through selfless acts of kindness. We spent countless hours planning for this heartfelt holiday – showering the special people in our lives with flowers, cards, and candy to […]

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LaRoy Reynolds Tackles Poverty Housing

| Posted on 3 February, 2014

While millions of Americans busied themselves with preparations for Super Bowl XLVIII and the Seahawks and Broncos focused on the most important game of their careers, NFL Linebacker LaRoy Reynolds took off his helmet to tackle a serious issue right here at home – rehabbing a house to be purchased by a deserving HabitatSHR family. […]

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Habitat Hobbies

| Posted on 28 January, 2014

More than Meets the Eye:  Recycling & Repurposing in our General Stores It’s often said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and this definitely rings true for Jana McRory.  A Chesapeake Public Schools pre-school teacher with an artistic eye, Mrs. McRory is a master at discovering fabulous finds at our Habitat General Stores. […]

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What does home mean to you?

| Posted on 16 January, 2014

It’s a question that our Habitat SHR staff are blessed to hear the answer to almost daily from our partner families, and in our annual affiliate video we decided to capture a few of our favorite responses. Through these candid accounts of what home and homeownership mean, we see a common thread of hope and […]

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