EnergyUnited Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Our Towns Habitat for Humanity

The EnergyUnited Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded a grant for $10,000 to Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, serving North Mecklenburg and Iredell counties. Our Towns promotes…

Lahpai and Chang Li's American Dream

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Lahpai and Chang Li are proof the American Dream is alive and well. The keys they hold to their new home is all the evidence that is needed. Lahpai and Chang recently became new homeowners when they accepted those keys from Our Towns…

Foundation challenge grant to support critical repairs--with your help

What do you do when the heat goes out? For many of us, a call to the repair company or landlord results in a warm house soon enough. But some of our friends and neighbors—who may own their home but are on fixed retirement or disability…

Lake Norman's best cheesecake adds up to funds for housing

Rowboat Dock & Dredge, led by chef Greg Harrison, took the dessert crown on behalf of Our Towns Habitat for Humanity at the second annual "Lake Norman Men That Cook" event, with his now (locally at least) famous turtle cheesecake. Greg's…

Volunteer Appreciation Week 2019

Volunteers are a critical piece of the partnership model that makes Habitat for Humanity work. At Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, more than 2,000 volunteers work annually to support affordable housing in North Mecklenburg and Iredell Counties.…

'Men That Cook" event to benefit Our Towns Habitat, other local nonprofits

The grills are fired up, the stew pots are out and the mixers stand at the ready--all sure signs that the second annual Huntersville Happy Hour Rotary Club's  Lake Norman Men That Cook event is just around the corner. Our sweet tooth is already…

Completion of 10th Women Build house helps Luz escape 'choking' rent

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There is no doubt that partnering with Our Towns Habitat for Humanity and Women Build to buy an affordable home will have an immeasurable impact on the future for Luz. Before building her Habitat home, Luz spent more than 70% of her monthly…