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Commemorating the Book and Music Lady at Habitat ReStore in Williamsburg

Susan Werych was known as “the book and music lady” at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Williamsburg. For several years, she was a fixture…

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Giving Flowers to Barbara at the Habitat Williamsburg ReStore

She’s known as Barbara the Flower Lady at the Habitat Williamsburg ReStore. If you’ve purchased a unique artificial floral arrangement there, that’s Barbara’s creative work….

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Williamsburg ReStore’s New Volunteer Coordinator Eager to Connect with Community Groups

You never know what you’re going to find at the Habitat ReStore in Williamsburg. Amid the 40,000 square feet of inventory, Amy Criss found two…

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Local Habitat for Humanity Affiliate Needs Construction and ReStore Volunteers More Than Ever to Battle Affordable Housing Crisis

While it’s easy to get discouraged about the dire need of affordable housing in our community, it’s also surprisingly easy to volunteer and make a…

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Ten Ways YOU Can Celebrate National Homeownership Month

National Homeownership Month celebrates the value that owning a home brings to families, communities and neighborhoods — something we experience firsthand at Habitat for Humanity…

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Williamsburg ReStore Volunteer Logs 10,000 Hours and Counting

For the last decade, Dave Heidel has volunteered at the Williamsburg ReStore, exceeding 10,000 hours, approximate to 1.14 years. Wow, you might say? “It’s just…

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Newport News ReStore Volunteer Finds Joy in Giving Back

Jenny McCauley didn’t have a plan after retiring from Dominion Energy after 37 years. One of her favorite hobbies was shopping or what she calls…

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Former GE Engineer is at Home in the Test Room as a Williamsburg ReStore Volunteer

George Belanger loves to tinker. Imagine finding a volunteer job that allows you to do just that. Belanger is a longtime volunteer at the Habitat…

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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.

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