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10Feb

100_1428Volunteers “spread the warmth” last weekend at the Salvador’s Critical Home Repair in Woodbridge. Dave Williams, Joseph Flint, John Driscoll, Cristina Adkins, Dona Byron, Cameron Mulloy, Maureen Mulloy, Diane Nelson and Paul Whalen worked with Construction Team Leader John Blake on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb 5 – 7. This week, the boiler was replaced and volunteers continued residing the house, replaced three windows and finished rebuil..

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04Feb

100_1389Lunch donors, Emmie and Jennifer Golkosky, posed with homeowner Cecily, on Saturday, 1/31. We, and our volunteers, appreciate our lunch donors!

Volunteers Dave Williams, Joseph Flint, Lynda Fullem, Anna Himes, Oscar Martinez, Ken Thomas and Paul Whalen worked with Construction Team Leader John Blake on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan 29-31. They continued residing the house and started working on the deck. You can see their progress in th..

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04Feb

Don’t forget the ReStore for your volunteer opportunities! There are two half-day shifts on Mondays through Saturdays at the store at 9506 Center Street in Manassas.  Sign up to volunteer on the Volunteer Calendar. If you haven’t registered as a volunteer before, the link to register is at the top of the Volunteer Calendar page. ReStore volunteers receive donations, process them and help merchandise the sales floor. Some cashiering opportuniti..

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21Jan

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Widowed ten years ago, Geraldine still lives in the Manassas condo she and her husband bought in 1974 and where they raised their daughter.

Geraldine retired from the federal government in 2000 after 34 years of service. Not one to sit still, these days Geraldine stays busy with the Hospital Auxiliary at Novant Hospital and with several ministries at her church.

Geraldine’s meticulously-kept home is in need of weatherization to eliminate draf..

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21Jan

Grandma Esther Cecily and Ezra 1-8-15 f

Cecily and Eddy met while working at the Home Depot in Springfield, Virginia. They married in 2008 and now share their Woodbridge home with their two children, Cecily’s grandmother and mother.

A tight-knit family, everyone pitches in to help. Cecily’s home daycare starts operating at 5:30 a.m. Cecily’s mom works an evening shift as a Certified Nursing Assistant in D.C. Both Cecily and her mom attend NOVA; Cecily is studying for her Early Child..

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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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