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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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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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Volunteer Spotlight

| Posted on 15 January, 2014

Habitat would like to shine a special light of thanks on General Store Volunteer, Ms. Betty! Volunteerism is one of the highlights of how and why the Habitat model is so effective. Every day volunteers make an impact not only by helping to build homes on our construction sites, but also in our General Stores […]

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