Entries by Misty Stach

Even Santa knows affordable housing matters

We all know that Santa keeps a very busy schedule this time of year. But that didn’t stop him from taking some time out to have breakfast with local families and support Our Towns Habitat for Humanity’s affordable housing mission. Every year, Birkdale Village and Red Rocks Cafe generously host a “Breakfast with Santa” event […]

Habitat home means no more moving for Elena, Luis & family

When you’re raising a family, stable housing means so much. It means your children don’t have to constantly change schools. It means they can forge lasting friendships, and not always have to be the “new kid.” It means parents can build relationships in their neighborhood and become part of a strong community. For Elena and […]

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My Habitat Home

Today, October 1, is World Habitat Day, as designated by the United Nations. Take one minute to watch this powerful video that illustrates the impact of having a decent place to call “home.”

Hurricane preparedness tips

As Hurricane Florence surges toward the East Coast, residents should take some time to prepare for the effects of the storm to protect life and property. While it’s  hard to know whether the Our Towns Habitat for Humanity service area will experience high wind, rain or both until the storm’s path is more clear, it’s […]

Builder’s Chic–the newest fashion trend!

Forget flipping the pages of Vogue to see what’s hot–we’ve got the latest “builder’s chic” looks right here! What is “builder’s chic,” you ask? It’s the fashion trend you don’t want to miss–the only style that helps build affordable homes, and the preferred attire for the 2018 inaugural Builder’s Bash! Pair your favorite party duds with […]

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Crosland partners with Our Towns Habitat to present Builder’s Bash

Charlotte-based real estate company Crosland is helping create affordable housing solutions in the greater Lake Norman area by partnering with Our Towns Habitat for Humanity to present the inaugural Builder’s Bash gala fundraiser Saturday, September 8. The Builder’s Bash, “the only party that builds a home,” seeks to raise enough money to fully fund at least one new Habitat […]