BBQ for Building

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BBQ for Building

0 Comments 25 April 2013

Join us this Saturday, April 27th anytime between 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM for our 5th Annual BBQ for Building Fundraiser and Competition for some fun, delicious BBQ, and live music!  It will take place at our ReStore parking lot at 7952 Crestwood Blvd in Irondale. Teams will be cooking some delicious BBQ, competing to win [...]

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Building Hope After the Storms

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Building Hope After the Storms

0 Comments 25 April 2013

This month marks the two year anniversary since damaging tornadoes came through the state of Alabama destroying over 14,000 homes.  Even there were severe damages, we have been able to serve over 260 families to rebuild and repair their homes since the storms. “We have much appreciation and gratitude for this opportunity to have our [...]

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Homeowner Spotlight: The Heller Family

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Homeowner Spotlight: The Heller Family

0 Comments 24 April 2013

“Eight years ago my kids and I came to Birmingham with barely any money, no car to drive, and nothing but the clothes on our backs,” Diondria Heller shares.  “And now look, we’ve had a place to call our own for about two years now.” When Diondria and her five children came to Birmingham for [...]

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Women Build

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Women Build

0 Comments 02 April 2013

How can you advocate for women across the globe?  Build! Join our Women Build launching April 6 to stand up for women across the globe in need of quality, affordable housing.  More than 60% of Habitat homes are built with women as the head of households, so this build challenges women from all different walks [...]

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Volunteering: Stress Relief Therapy

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Volunteering: Stress Relief Therapy

0 Comments 02 April 2013

Stressed Out?  Research indicates Millennials and Gen X are the most stressed generation, due to the stress of job searching in an unsteady job market while trying to pay off substantial student loans.  In fact the Millennial unemployment rate is almost double the national average.  So what can a Gen X and Millennials—or anyone experiencing [...]

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Mythbusters: 5 Habitat Myths Busted

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Mythbusters: 5 Habitat Myths Busted

0 Comments 02 April 2013

There are a lot of misconceptions about Habitat for Humanity and what we do.  Today, we’re here to bust just a few of the myths about Habitat for Humanity.  Here are a few myths we’re busting: 1) MYTH: We give away free houses to poor people. BUSTED:  Habitat for Humanity was built on the premise [...]

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Lowe’s How-To Clinic

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Lowe’s How-To Clinic

0 Comments 02 April 2013

Never worked on site before? Join us for our Lowe’s Women Build How-To Clinic where we’ll teach you skills you can use on the construction site, in particular framing the first walls of the house. The clinic will be on April 4th from 6-7PM at the Bessemer Lowe’s Home Improvement Store, located at 1201 19th [...]

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