A Message From the Executive Director: Habitat Repairs! is Working

Habitat Repairs! is working. Throughout Catawba County the Habitat Repairs! staff and volunteers are installing handicap ramps, replacing leaky roofs, and restoring heat and air conditioning to our neighbors’ homes. Your gift to this mission is restoring a quality of life to people who have long forgotten what it’s like to be safe, warm and dry.

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Northstone Community Spotlight Tour

Date & Time: Thursday, June 15 at 12pm (Tours begin at 12:30)
Location: Northstone Subdivision - 3461 Falling Creek Road, Hickory, NC
RSVP: Call Lynn at 828-328-4663 by June 12

Join us for lunch and a tour of our Northstone Subdivision, Habitat's nationally recognized and award winning mixed-income development located in Hickory, NC.  Throughout the tour, we will share information about Habitat Catawba Valley, green building and our plans for the future of the neighborhood.

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Businesses Participate in Habitat’s Team Building Program

When Punker, LLC's Hickory-based employees decided to participate in a team building opportunity, they looked no further than Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley. Not the traditional team building experience with ropes and personality tests, the team of employees spent the day working together and learning more about one another on a Habitat Catawba Valley worksite to help a family in need.  

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Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley Partner to Repair Homes

Eighteen families in Catawba County benefitted from a partnership between Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley in 2016.  Thrivent Financial provided grants totaling $45,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley to help fund repairs on 18 area homes while Habitat provided supervision and volunteers through its Habitat Repairs! Program.

“We are very grateful for our relationship with Thrivent Financial and their support of Habitat Repairs!,” said Mitzi Gellman, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley. “Thrivent was the first organization to understand and support Habitat Repairs! and they allowed us to launch this initiative.”

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