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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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30Aug

All we can say about this sofa and loveseat is “Wow!” Your donations to the ReStore continue to amaze us. Someone who purchases this is going to be sitting in the lap of luxury. And, they’ll feel good, too, knowing their purchase helps Habitat for Humanity provide safe and stable housing in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park.

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“Wow!” This Kenmore Series 700 top-loading washing machine combines beauty and function. You’ll find ..

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23Aug

favoritesLots of donations to the ReStore are our favorites since new merchandise comes in on a daily basis. Sometimes it goes out the door as quickly as it comes in! But, we’d like to share a few of our favorites that came in at the time we wrote this blog.

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Habitat’s free and convenient pick-up service makes it easy for residents in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park to donate new and gently used household items, appliances, bui..

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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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02Aug

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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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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