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  • Your donation will help families break the cycle of poverty and build long-term financial security. With an affordable, stable home, families have more to spend on food, medicine, child care, education and other essentials.

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  • The Rudy Project is a special partnership between the Wright Family and Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley to honor the memory of Mayor Rudy Wright. The goal of The Rudy Project is to raise $80,000 to build a Habitat home and $30,000 for a community area in the Northstone Subdivision in Hickory, NC.

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  • Every day, people in our community partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With our help, they achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.

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What We Do

Founded in 1985, Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley is a non-profit, Christian-based community organization dedicated to building, renovating, and repairing safe, decent, and affordable housing for hard-working, low-income families in our community.  We build houses through partnerships with diverse segments of the community--churches and temples, businesses and individuals, service clubs and foundations.  Thanks to this support from the community, Habitat has built over 165 houses in Catawba County.

 

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    Construction Manager

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Meet Our Homeowners

Our homeowners each have a story to tell. Many of them have struggled during their lives, but are looking to get back on the path to a stable family life by educating themselves, putting in some hard work, and helping to create a safe and stable home for their entire family. Our homeowners are truly admirable people. The faith and love that they pour into their home during our homeownership process is amazing. Click the button below to read more about our homeowners.

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Latest News

Northstone Receives 2nd National Homebuilder Award

The U.S. Department of Energy recently selected Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley as a 2017 Housing Innovation Award winner for its energy-efficient home owned by Keondra Allred. This is the second national homebuilder award that Habitat's Northstone Subdivision has received.

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Lenten Reflections

Join us as we grow in faith and fellowship together this Lenten season!

With help from our friends, Habitat is excited to share Into the Wilderness, a compilation of Lenten reflections! This ecumenical resource is a great way for Habitat partners to pray and prepare together in the days leading up to Easter. Each week we will explore a different reflection prepared by a member of our local faith community. We will also offer suggestions on how to live that week's message through prayer, fasting, and action.

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Faith & Shelter Summit

"How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace." Isaiah 52:7

On Tuesday, January 30, more than 60 people attended the inaugural Faith & Shelter Summit presented by Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley at First Presbyterian Church of Hickory. Summit attendees learned about the growing housing crisis in Catawba County and Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to create solutions.

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Strength

Strength

A Habitat home is a strong foundation for a family, an opportunity on which they can build a better life. Strong and stable homes help build strong and stable communities.

Stability

Stability

A Habitat home is a stabilizing force for a family. Better, affordable living conditions lead to improved health, stronger childhood development and the ability — and financial flexibility — to make forward-looking choices.

Self-Reliance

Self-Reliance

Through shelter, we empower. A decent place to live and an affordable mortgage help homeowners save more, invest in education, pursue opportunity and have more financial stability.

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