every gift helps build a brighter future

Kenneth and Evelyn Sell share many special memories of building Habitat homes with their friends at Congregational United Church of Christ in Greensboro. As Evelyn’s 95th birthday was approaching in March of 2020, Kenneth read a newspaper article that inspired him to honor her with a very special birthday gift – a Habitat home built […]

working together to build community

“It’s such a beautiful way to bring the Muslim and Catholic communities together, and I’m just so happy to be part of this,” an emotional Don Brady exclaimed at the August 2020 dedication of the Habitat Greensboro home he sponsored through Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. The homeowners are Salaheldin and Sanna, members of […]

Habitat Greensboro returns to Willow Oaks

In 2000, the City of Greensboro adopted a comprehensive redevelopment plan for the neighborhoods previously known as Morningside Homes and Lincoln Grove. As was the case for many of the neighborhoods in East Greensboro, these areas suffered from a lack of investment due to historic, discriminatory redlining practices. Leveraging significant investments through private/public partnerships, the […]

Happiness

“I will be happy every day.” These are the words that Elroyh shared as he surveyed the progress of his future home. His face radiated joy as he effusively offered thanks to the volunteers, donors, and even the country, who have helped make his dreams of owning a home a reality. A devoted husband, father, […]

building stability

building stability providing safety, shelter and stability through housing When you reflect on your childhood, are your memories filled with love, laughter, and the stability of a home? Of a place of shelter that provided comfort and safety? Many of us are fortunate to have known such a home where we return year-after-year and which […]

Home Dedication for Salaheldin and Sanna

Join us for the live-stream of the new home dedication for Salaheldin, Sanna, and their children, held on Friday, August 7th. A special thank you to Don and Mary Gay Brady, who sponsored this home on behalf of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.            Photo credit: Ivan Saul Cutler

New Home Kickoff for Abdelazeem and Amel

Join us for the live-stream of the new home kickoff for Abdelazeem and Amel, held on Wednesday, August 5th. Thank you to our Building on Faith partners for sponsoring this home: Calvary Christian Center • First Baptist Church of Greensboro • First Christian Church • First Presbyterian Church • First Lutheran Church • Glenwood Presbyterian […]

COVID Update

COVID Update COVID-19 has brought many challenges to our local community. For those with safe, stable housing, the pandemic meant figuring out the logistics of working remotely, transitioning school-aged children to learning at home, avoiding crowds, preparing meals, adjusting our mindset, and perhaps missing our favorite volunteer opportunities such as participating in a build day […]

building together

building together Thanks to the generosity of our local community, Wednesday, July 29th, saw Habitat Greensboro’s first wall-raising of our new fiscal year and our first wall-raising since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the pandemic, attendance was limited and community volunteers have still not been able to join us on-site. With these […]