We're tearing things down to bring Statesville ReStore to life

In construction, as in life, we sometimes have to tear down the old before we can build something better. That is the case with the renovations that will bring the new Statesville ReStore to life, and we can honestly say, we’ve never been…
Volunteering

"I can't put my arms down!"

As part of the Our Towns Habitat for Humanity office staff, the time I spend on the construction site is limited. But standing shoulder-to-shoulder with future homeowners, helping build their new home, is a powerful reminder of why the work…
Volunteers

Safety tips for cold weather housing warriors

For those of you volunteering with us this weekend in the very cold weather, Our Towns Habitat wants to offer you a huge THANK YOU! Families who lack decent housing often struggle with the cold—their homes may be drafty and poorly insulated,…
Volunteer and homeowner working

Top 5 Reasons to Volunteer This Winter

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Today is the official first day of winter. When the weather is cold and dreary, sometimes all we want to do is curl up under a warm blanket with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa. But even when the temperature outside is dropping, Our Towns…
Statesville ReStore Opening Soon

Statesville ReStore opening next year

We know that many of our Statesville supporters have been anxiously awaiting the opening of our new Habitat ReStore in Statesville--and we are too! The original target date to open the store was early this month. However, due to delays with…

Habitat ReStores to the rescue for last-minute gifts

Time is running short and your Christmas shopping budget is nearly depleted. But there are still names left on your list! Who you gonna call? The Habitat ReStores, of course! There is no shortage of creative gift ideas at the ReStores for…

Disability could not prevent Larry from building his own home

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When Larry first came to Our Towns Habitat, the idea of owning his own home was not even a possibility for him. When he first met with our Homeowner Services team, Larry was actually looking for help with needed repairs to the mobile home where…

Lights and Shadows

‘Tis the season of mulling apple cider, pine scented candles, parties with friends and big family meals with that once-a-year peanut butter fudge or fresh coconut cake from a generations’ old recipe. For you all as faith leaders in our…