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01Aug

Habitat for Humanity Prince William County recently held elections to its Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2018.

New board members include Rob Major (L), President of Major Home Inspections, a family-owned business in Prince William County, who was elected to serve a three-year term ending in 2020. Mr. Major previously served on Habitat’s board from 2006-2012.  He was also elected to serve as the Secretary of the Board of Directors for a o..

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12Jul

Hiring

Looking for a rewarding career?

Habitat for Humanity Prince William County is now hiring an Assistant Manager and ReStore Associates for our new Woodbridge location. Come on board during this exciting time of expansion for the Habitat ReStore. We are hiring immediately!

We are also hiring a National Service (VISTA) position in our Manassas office. You’ll have the opportunity to represent Habitat for Humanity in the community. Your job wil..

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28Mar

Habitat for Humanity’s mission is to build a world where everyone has a safe, decent place to live. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has been a valuable partner in that mission. 

We would like to thank HUD for its continued support through HOME, SHOP, and CDBG funding! 

HUD’s Home Investment Partnership Program, also known as HOME, helps organizations like Habitat make decent, affordable housing possible for low-income ..

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21Mar
Calling all volunteers — join us for for one or more spring cleaning events!
Parkway Pond Cleanup

We’re looking for a group of volunteers to help us with spring cleaning at the Parkway Pond. The Parkway Pond cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 22nd from 9am – 12pm. The pond is part of the Neabsco Creek Watershed. It’s located on property owned by Prince William County’s government. Litter flows into the pond from nearby shopping cent..

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09Nov

Navy Veteran - Thomas MersichNavy Veteran Thomas Mersich served from 1951 – 1955 as an Aviation Ordnanceman. Later, he lived in New Jersey where he built airplane cockpits and flight simulators. Thomas’ varied career included a stint as a machinist and toolmaker, groundskeeping for a wealthy gentleman, and testing milk on a dairy farm. At one point he owned his own dairy farm.

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Thomas moved to Virginia in 1972. He rented a room in Chantilly for $12 a week before p..

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27Sep

Habitat for Humanity volunteers gathered at the “Parkway Pond” on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The gathering wasn’t just for fun, though. The Pond was due for a serious cleanup.

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The Parkway Pond is part of the Neabsco Creek Watershed. It’s located on property owned by Prince William County. Habitat for Humanity Prince William County regularly volunteers in partnership with the PWC Department of Public Works to address cleanups at sites like t..

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13Sep

LaVerne Leven-Berry worked in the carpet business her husband owned for 40 years. The business closed after her husband passed away in 2010 from lung cancer and LaVerne struggled to maintain what she had. Shortly after his death, doctors discovered that LaVerne also had lung cancer and removed a portion of her lung. Not one to be defeated, LaVerne fought back to health. She now works as a home health aide, caring for two individuals.

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06Sep

Build a back to school DIY desk space with items from Habitat ReStore

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Back-to-school DIY desk space ideas for getting your kids’desks ready for homework: shop Habitat for Humanity ReStore for ready-to-use deals on desks and little treasures perfect for upcycling.

Even if your kids are doing most of their work on iPads or laptops, a desk and shelves–for paper, printer, art supp..

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06Sep

Dee Vanterpool moved to her Manassas townhouse in 1992. A quaint townhouse facing the community pool, it is well-kept and Dee is content there.

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Dorothea “Dee” Vanterpool

There’s a story behind every Habitat for Humanity project

Dee retired from the Federal Government where she had worked at the Pentagon in Logistics as a General Supply Specialist. Today she lives quietly, enjoying her church in Burke, Virginia, playing Solitaire, watching Chri..

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02Aug

Habitat for Humanity Prince William County celebrated its 16th Home Dedication with family partners, Tesfaye Abuye, and Wudasie Retta, on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the home that Habitat for Humanity recently rehabbed at 4602 Central Park Drive, Woodbridge. The Abuye-Retta family, including children Kidus, Haleluya and Levi, will purchase the home with an affordable, low-interest mortgage.

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Grant funds from the Neighborhood Stabilization Prog..

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