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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

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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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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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