3 Myths about the High Heels and Hard Hats Fashion Show

April 10, 2017

The 3rd annual High Heels and Hard Hats Fashion Show is less than two weeks away and we can't wait to see you there for a night filled with fun, food and local fashion. To prepare you for this event, we wanted to tackle the three most common myths about the fashion show! 1. Myth:&… Read more

Thank You UNC Student Athletes

February 16, 2017

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County would like to thank Justin Jackson, Kenny Williams, Luke Maye and other UNC student athletes for volunteering to build Habitat homes. Habitat is grateful for the selfless commitment UNC students have displayed for the Habitat mission.  You can fo… Read more

Behind the Scenes of Habitat For Humanity

November 30, 2016  |  by Bree Carrington

Throughout my time as an intern with Habitat for Humanity, I have had the opportunity to experience the journey of the families who will soon own their own homes. From the start to the finish line, I want to give you an inside look! Read more

Introducing the 2016-2017 Logo by Elaine O’Neil

September 13, 2016  |  by Hannah Strom

Celebrating the history and future of the Northside neighborhood  As many of you know, we have an exciting year ahead building new homes and repairing existing homes in the Northside neighborhood in downtown Chapel Hill. Multiple organizations helped make this possible, including the… Read more

Going...going...gone: The Inside Scoop on our Daily Deals and Silent Auction

August 4, 2016  |  by Caitlyn West

  If you’ve ever been to the ReStore, you might remember that almost every item in the store has a large colorful tag on it: pink, green, yellow, orange or red. This  rotating tag discount system differentiates between items that have been in the store longer than others (… Read more

Volunteering at the ReStore

July 21, 2016

Did you know that you could volunteer with Habitat for Humanity without ever stepping foot onto a construction site? That’s right, people of all ages can volunteer at The Habitat for Humanity ReStore! Some of the roles you can take on as a volunteer include:  Functionality T… Read more

Over 100 UNC student athletes volunteer with Orange Habitat

July 18, 2016  |  by Hannah Strom

Over 100 UNC student athletes—including the entire football team—came out to build at Tinnin Woods last Saturday. This was by far the largest volunteer day that Orange Habitat has ever had (so big—we had to take a panorama to include all of the volunteers). In addition to… Read more

How to Donate to the ReStore

July 13, 2016  |  by Caitlyn West

  Are you getting ready to remodel your home? You know that sofa really needs to be replaced. And you still have that lava lamp from 2001. Don’t take it to the landfill; take it to the Habitat ReStore! The Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Durham and Orange Counties is a donor-c… Read more

A long, long time ago (actually only 7 years ago) the Orange Durham ReStore Was Born

July 7, 2016  |  by Caitlyn West

  Did you know that you can build a Habitat for Humanity home without ever picking up a hammer? In 1991, the first Habitat for Humanity ReStore was launched in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Since then, ReStores have expanded to more than 920 stores in five countries and have raised over $100 … Read more

"From House to Home" In Conversation with LisaMarie

May 10, 2016  |  by LisaMarie

Future homeowner Suyapa Mejia and Keynote Speaker LisaMarie pose for a photo at Women Build Day. Thanks to LisaMarie for writing this guest blog post!    On Saturday, April 30, I was honored to participate in Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Day as we… Read more