You Are HereHome / BlogPage 32
post-image
11Jun

DOMORE24-widget240x400On June 19 thousands of area residents will come together to create solutions to our community’s most pressing challenges by participating in Do More 24.

Last year, 12,000 Do More 24 donors contributed $1.3 million to more than 500 participating nonprofits. This year we hope to raise even more money for our community.

Powered by United Way of the National Capital Area, this innovative, 24-hour online fundraiser will raise much-needed funding..

View Details

post-image
11Jun

DorothyBorn and raised in Lynchburg, Va., Dorothy Obenchain and her late husband bought their Manassas Park home in 1954 with a $200 down payment. Sixty years and “a bunch of grandkids” later, Dorothy still lives in their beloved home where they raised four children.

Dorothy heard about Habitat’s home repair program through her gas bill insert and gave us a call for a hand-up. A wall in her home has water damage and is not stable, presenting a hazard...

View Details

post-image
11Jun

100_0461

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Saturday, June 7, volunteers from Bank of America: Jamie McLellan, Paul Tuppeny and Walter Walker;and Habitat volunteers Lynda Fullem, David Gross, Maggy Machado and Don McCubbin pitched in with the Georgetown Village Homeowners’ Association to paint the neighborhood curbs, paint the playground walls, pick up trash and cover/repair vandalism throughout the Woodbridge community.

Woodbridge district supervisor, Frank Pr..

View Details

post-image
11Jun

On Thursday, June 5 and Friday, June 6, volunteers Nathan Aubert, Tarek Kalash, Heather Choudry 6.6McGettigan (pictured) and Peter Nixon (pictured) worked with Habitat to finish up the repairs at the Choudry home.

Many thanks to all the volunteers who helped make the Choudry home repair project a huge success! We are so appreciative of your time and talent!

Please view the photo gallery. Thanks to the Choudry family for donating lunch.

Our next h..

View Details

post-image
04Jun

100_0213

Volunteer work days (June 12*, 13*, 14*, 26, 27 & 28) for Maria Schuller’s home repair in Manassas Park have been added to the volunteer calendar.

*PLEASE NOTE, the June 12, 13 and 14 work days will entail mold remediation. A mold remediation awareness session is required for those who wish to volunteer on June 12, 13 or 14. 

Sign Up for Mold Remediation Sessions

The mold remediation awareness sessions will be held on June 4 at 6:0..

View Details

post-image
04Jun
choudry 5.30

Friday volunteers (l to r): Patrick Ryfa, Karen Brizuela and Devin Shiple at the Choudry home repair project in Woodbridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Thursday, May 29, and Friday, May 30, volunteers Karen Brizuela, Al Harris, Tarek Kalash, Maggy Machado, Patrick Ryfa and Devin Shiple worked with Habitat to repair and paint drywall, finish making repairs on the back porch and replace a damaged interior door at the Choudry family’s Woodbridge ..

View Details

post-image
04Jun

Flyer hand out vols

Special thanks to Potomac High School volunteers Miguel Torres, Luis Torres and Humberto Zarco who distributed flyers in the Georgetown Village subdivision on Saturday, May 31. The flyers invited residents of the community to join Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, June 7, for the annual neighborhood clean-up day.

Habitat has partnered with the Georgetown Village Homeowners’ Association and Habitat sponsor, Bank of America, to help paint curb..

View Details

post-image
28May

Maria Schuller is an 88-year-old retired widow who lives in the Manassas Park home she and her Maria Schullerlate husband purchased in 1956. Raised in Munich, Germany, Maria and her husband came to the U.S. in 1950 looking forward to a new life for their family. A mother of six, grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of 10, Maria has developed macular degeneration and is legally blind. She has also had cancer and back surgery, which makes it difficult fo..

View Details

post-image
28May

choudry 3Thursday, May 22, through Saturday, May 24, volunteers Tatiana Chanez-Jayo, Tarek Kalash, David Kirschbrown, Don McCubbin, Elizabeth Page (pictured) and Dave Willliams worked with Habitat to paint the deck, finish repairing and painting the window trim, install a new screen door and finish dry wall repair.

We need volunteers this Thursday and Friday so that we can finish up the Choudry’s repairs. If you have the time, we have the tools!..

View Details