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21Jan

john blake accepting ISCC volunteer cert for don mccubbin 2015Construction Team Leader John Blake accepts a recognition certificate for volunteer Don McCubbin from Manassas Mayor Hal Parrish.

Volunteer Don McCubbin was recognized by the Inter-Service Club Council of Greater Manassas for his volunteer service with Habitat for Humanity Prince William County at its annual awards dinner on Jan 15, 2015. Whether a job was needed in the ReStore or on the construction site, Don always made himself available. Don..

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14Jan

EXIT-Realty-volunteersIt’s time to renew your Volunteer Waiver for 2015. If you’re planning to volunteer with us this year, please renew your volunteer waiver. There’s a version for Minors and one for Adults. Having an updated Volunteer Waiver on file is necessary whether you’re working in our ReStore, office, on a construction job site, bringing lunch to the worksite or representing us at a festival or other community event. Click here to access the form (scroll t..

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14Jan

Not exactly. Here’s what we will do, however…

After a Family Partner is selected for home ownership (see how that’s done in our blog post from last week), we either build a home (new construction) or rehab an existing home. These days, it’s far more likely that we’ll rehab an existing home due to land costs, funding availability, etc. In fact, we are currently seeking a Family Partner for a townhome on Bragg Lane in the City of Manassas.

The Fa..

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14Jan

ribbon bedecked houseHome Ownership Interest Meetings
We’re hosting informational meetings for people who would like to be a homeowner but can’t get a conventional mortgage. Join us or tell your friend about our Home Ownership Orientation meetings:

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 6 – 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 6 – 7 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Prince William County, 9300 W. Courthouse Road, Suite 105, Manassas.

Interest Meeting For Home Repairs
Our Critical Home Repair, Home Preser..

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14Jan

The Bull Run Rotary Club is hosting a night with The Capitol Steps on Saturday, Feb 21, 7 – 10 p.m. at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Ticket sales will benefit Habitat for Humanity Prince William County, the Rainbow Equestrian Center, CASA, B.A.R.N. and Calling All Souls. Click this link to buy tickets!

“The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them.

The group was..

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07Jan

We’re taking an appropriately timed winter break from construction while we’re lining up new projects for upcoming weeks! We received several applications for home repairs at the end of the year and are working through the evaluation process with each family. Here’s how Family Selection for Home Ownership and Home Repairs works:

The family submits a written application to Habitat for Humanity Prince William County. The written application is ac..

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30Dec

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We’d like to thank all of the donors and volunteers who have given generously to Habitat for Humanity Prince William County and the Habitat ReStore in 2014! This year:

More than 730 volunteers have donate 12,800+ hours (to date) with 14 volunteers donating more than 100 hours individually.

We served 17 families in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park through home repairs.

8 Community Development Projects were completed.

$4,200..

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30Dec

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Please consider giving your end-of-year gift to Habitat for Humanity Prince William County to support projects that truly impact the health and safety of your neighbors. Your donation will help with projects like these:

  • Two children live with their parents, grandparent and great- grandparent with drafty windows, poor insulation, a rotting deck and a boiler that is as old as the house that was built in 1959.
  • A 70-year old widow lives in a home..

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23Dec

We’re looking for some resourceful youth who would like to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity to let people know about our ReStore and upcoming Home Ownership Orientations and Home Repair Interest Meetings.

This is a prime opportunity for individuals, siblings, friends and groups who have an adult chaperone to advertise our great programs while also earning volunteer/community service hours.

Distribute on your own schedule between now and Jan...

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