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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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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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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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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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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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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 Ch..

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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.

16th Home dedication program

Grant funds from the Neighborhood Stabilization Prog..

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Habitat volunteers from the Office of Naval Intelligence White Hats Association cleaned up stream banks at two locations along Marumsco Creek in Woodbridge, Virginia on Saturday, July 30, 2016. The project was organized by Habitat for Humanity Prince William County and the Prince William County Department of Public Work’s Environmental Services Division.

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Litter was removed from a drainage channel near Pinetree Drive, including a 55-gallon dr..

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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.

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.

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

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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 Tesfaye Abuye installs the new fridge and freezer doors.

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

There was still some exterior work to do as well before the July 28th home dedication. Over this summer the seed sown in..

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