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New Manager of Newport News ReStore Passionate About a Job That Makes a Difference

Working in retail is nothing new to Scott Husch. Over the last 40 years, he’s managed cookie companies, toy and book stores, a sports apparel…


Like Habitat, Sponsor Abbitt Realty Committed to Family and Community

Stephen Abbitt has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity for decades, beginning in the 1990s with his first Habitat build in Newport News. He enjoyed it…


Habitat’s Development & Events Director: “I Found My Place.”

Virginia Staley volunteered at her children’s school and baked for just about every function. She served Thanksgiving meals to the homeless. Still, she yearned to…


Skilled Construction, Carpentry Volunteers Needed for Sept. 24 Habitat Repair Blitz

If you’re skilled in carpentry and general construction, Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg is asking you to volunteer as a Team Leader for…


Mother of Four Delighted to Become a First-Time Homeowner

Alexis finally has what she worked years toward. A home of her own. The Newport News resident moved into the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home she purchased…


Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, Williamsburg Area Association of REALTORS Partner to Build House

Home. If one word encapsulates the mission of Habitat for Humanity, it would have to be home. The same applies to REALTORS who work alongside…


Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg Adds Four to its Board of Directors

Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg welcomes four community leaders to its Board of Directors. They are: Don Brown, Wealth Management Advisor at Northwestern…


Alewerks Nails It with $1,500 Donation to Habitat House

Alewerks certainly Nailed It! with its special release beer to support Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg. The Williamsburg brewing company sold out all…


Habitat ReStores in Newport News, Williamsburg Now Open Until 6 p.m.

Shoppers can now enjoy extended hours at the Habitat for Humanity ReStores in Newport News and Williamsburg. Both ReStores that are operated by Habitat for…


Habitat ReStore Hosting Christmas in July Drive-Thru Food Drive to Meet Dire Community Need

The cupboards need restocking in food pantries at Grove Christian Outreach Center and Williamsburg House of Mercy, and it couldn’t come at a worse time….



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We help as many families as we can, but the lack of decent and affordable housing remains a critical problem in our area. By donating, you will provide upfront funding for building materials and services that makes interest-free loans to Habitat partner families possible. Habitat partner families help to build their own homes - alongside volunteers - and pay an affordable mortgage. Your monetary donations enable us to continue building strength, stability and independence for future local families.