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Annual Report


Our annual report is now available online! Click here to see the impact that your donations and your volunteer hours had in our community.

Because of you, 10 hardworking families had the chance to build and purchase a home this year. Your support builds more than new homes, though.

Together, we build a place where every child has the chance of a better tomorrow. Together, we build neighborhoods where families feel invested in their communities. Together, we build brighter futures for local families.

This was a year of celebrating all that we have built together. 2014 marked the 30th anniversary of Habitat in Orange County. The final of 50 energy-efficient homes in the Phoenix Place neighborhood was completed. The home repair program was expanded, allowing twice the number of families to be served. Volunteers raised walls on our 250th home in Tinnin Woods, Habitat's newest neighborhood in Efland. In partnership with the Affordable Housing Coalition, a new and renewable source of funding was secured for affordable housing in Chapel Hill.

Without you, none of this would be possible.

Home Dedication


On February 20th, we celebrated the home dedication of Angela and Paul Thieman.

The Thieman's home was sponsored by CEO Build, with support from members of the Henry Clark Society, and everyone who donated to the 2014 House Party at Jeremy Salemson's house.

We were grateful to be able to gather in the Thieman's warm home during the cold and snowy weather. Angela even cooked Spanish paella to celebrate!

See more pictures here.

Stewards Fund Challenge


Thanks to your help, we met our goal! For everyone who made a recent donation, big or small, we are so grateful. Because of you, we have not only met but exceeded our goal for the Stewards Fund match challenge. Thank you!

You helped us raise almost $300,000 to serve local families in need. These gifts will help provide decent housing for our neighbors.

The challenge may be over, but we still need your help! Families struggle to find safe, affordable housing all year round. Make your impact with a gift to Habitat today!

Fred and Sylvia Black


Fred and Sylvia building

Fred and Sylvia Black have made countless contributions to the Triangle community and beyond. In honor of their upcoming 70th birthdays and 50th wedding anniversary, their friends and family are honoring them by building a house in partnership with a hardworking local family. They are raising $78,000 for this project, the material cost of a Habitat home. This is also the 250th house built by Habitat in Orange County!

You can help build the house by sending a donation and volunteering!

Fall 2014 Partnerships


Thank you to all of our house sponsors for the fall of 2014, who are working in partnership with the Contreras, Ibnjeddi, Ledesma, McBroom, Smith, and Toe families. Community groups and volunteers will also work this fall to help families repair their homes through the A Brush with Kindness program.

Building Hope
Catholic Community of St. Thomas More
Community Church of Chapel Hill UU
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Newman Catholic Student Center Parish
United Church of Chapel Hill
University Baptist Church

Fred and Sylvia Black Honor House

Hands for Habitat
Orange County Schools and Students
Sports Endeavors

Rambus, Inc.

UNC Class of 2015

UNC Habitat Fall Partnership
Chapel of the Cross Episcopal Church
St. Paul AME Church

UNC Health Care

Youth United

Volunteers painting slats


Construction Update


New Home Construction

Six families are completing construction on their new homes this winter in Orange County. Two homes are located in the Fairview neighborhood in Hillsborough. Four homes are located in Tinnin Woods, Habitat's affordable subdivision of 28 green-certified homes in Efland. In addition, Habitat plans to complete 15 exterior home repair projects through its A Brush with Kindness program during its fiscal year 2014-15.



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