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19Jul

The United Way of the National Capital Area and a group of volunteers from Enterprise Car Rentals joined forces to help Habitat for Humanity on Tuesday, July 12.

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The volunteers took down trees, picked up litter, painted and installed signs at the Hastings Center, the facility where the Habitat for Humanity ReStore – Manassas is located.

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The United Way’s mission is aligned with Habitat for Humanity’s in that it strives to improve individuals ..

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12Jul

Habitat volunteers alongside our construction crew leader made big progress on the rehab of the Abuye-Retta family’s future home last week.

Family partner Tesfay Abuye installs the fridge and freezer door handles.

Appliances donated by Whirlpool were the final pieces needed to complete work in the kitchen at Central Park Drive.

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Nathan Campos(l) &  Michelle Serrano-Fader(r)

There was still some exterior work to do as well before the July 28th h..

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12Jul

At its June meeting, officers were elected to lead the Habitat for Humanity Prince William County Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2017. Lawrence Hughes will serve as Chair. Mr. Hughes was the City Manager of the City of Manassas for many years and also was a former Deputy County Executive of Prince William County. During his tenure as City Manager, Hughes focused on community-level projects, economic development and financial management. He ..

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12Jul

Donors, volunteers and community leaders will celebrate Habitat for Humanity Prince William County’s sixteenth home ownership project with a Home Dedication on Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7 p.m.  Wudasie Retta and Tesfaye Abuye will purchase the home at 4602 Central Park Drive, Woodbridge, from Habitat for Humanity with an affordable mortgage and will make it home for themselves and their three children, Kidus, Haleluya and Levi, ages 9, 7 and ..

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14Jun

Last week, volunteers worked indoors and outdoors on the rehab on Central Park Drive in Woodbridge in partnership with family partners, Tesfaye Abuye and Wudasie Retta.

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Joyce Hudson, Habitat Volunteer, laid grout on the new floors in the bathroom on Thursday, June 9.

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While other volunteers dug a drainage ditch around the home and laid flexible drainage pipe to capture run-off from a neighboring downspout and direct it away from the home.

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07Jun

On Saturday, June 4, and for the third year, Habitat for Humanity Prince William County partnered with the Georgetown Village community for their annual cleanup day.

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Georgetown Village is located off Route 1 in Woodbridge with 267 townhomes. The homeowner’s association provides dumpsters for the day so that residents can rid their yards and homes of unwanted items. Habitat for Humanity leads volunteers in projects that improve the public are..

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31May

Armando - closing day

A year ago, the Board of Directors voted to approve Armando Vargas as Habitat for Humanity’s fifteenth homeowner. And on Friday, May 27, he settled on his property on Bragg Lane in Manassas. Sixty volunteers worked with Armando and Construction Team Leader, John Blake, to rehab the home over the course of five months, putting in nearly 1400 hours of labor. Armando worked well over the required 250 hours that he needed for “sweat equity”. Not s..

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31May

Habitat for Humanity Prince William County is rehabbing a home in Woodbridge in partnership with volunteers, the community and family partners, Wudasie Retta and Tesfaye Abuye.

The rehab started just a few weeks ago and already the roof has been re-shingled, the HVAC unit has been replaced, the electric panel has been switched out, the kitchen has been demo’d and the front walk has been replaced.

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17May

100_2755Volunteers completed 75% of the roof repairs last week at Habitat for Humanity’s Central Park Drive Rehab so plans are set for this week to finish up the roof, to remove the cracked front sidewalk and to pour a new one. Next week, trades will be in to work on the electrical and HVAC systems. Volunteers will start on bathroom renovations and prep the kitchen for when the new cabinets arrive. Visit the Volunteer Calendar to register as a volunte..

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10May

 

At Habitat for Humanity Prince William County in any given week!

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Habitat for Humanity Prince William County has work for a few volunteers. More than a few, in fact! Sev1Tech team members volunteered on Friday, May 6, at the Central Park Rehab. Many thanks to Tara Berman, Pablo Buitrago, Thomas Carey, Kyle Downs, James Frampton, Chris Hall, Shabana Jaghory, Steve Kim, Bob Lohfeld, Amanda McIntyre, Ashley McIntyre, Mathew Milgram, Justin Olson..

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