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How You Can Give a Little to Habitat, but Help A lot

December 19, 2016  |  The News and Observer

 Imagine being able to help a deserving family afford a house simply by forgoing a cup of coffee – or a slice of pie. Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, along with Habitat Wake, Durham and Cumberland counties, are constructing four homes simultaneously for four families. What’s unique about the current project, is the way it’s being funded: by you! Read more

A Welcome Home: Runyambo family will soon have a house in Hillsborough

November 17, 2016  |  The News of Orange County

The concept of “home” will soon take residence in a physical house for the Runyambo family that has spent the majority of the last 20 years fleeing genocide in their home country and moving around the United States. Read more

Northside Neighborhood Initiative Celebrates One Year of Accomplishments

October 4, 2016  |  Chapelboro

Gospel singers, town and county officials and community members gathered Thursday for the Northside Neighborhood Initiative Celebration. There was singing, laughing and some offered memories of what Northside used to be, and what they hope it will be in the future. Read more

Chapel Hill mom: It’s ‘a joyous feeling’ owning your own home

October 3, 2016  |  The Chapel Hill News

Tiffany Watson is joyful when she thinks about moving her children into the green, three-bedroom house with peppercorn-colored shutters on Craig Street in the Northside neighborhood. Read more