Habitat for Humanity

Charlotte Habitat for Humanity office moving to Davidson

DAVIDSON – Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region and the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson – both longtime outlets of strength and support for area families – have announced a partnership to allow for greater collaboration and coordination of services for clients. In April, Habitat will relocate from its office on N.C. 115 in Cornelius to space within the […]

Mooresville six-plex a model for future Habitat homes


MOORESVILLE – There were prayers, speeches, smiles and hugs as four new owners received house keys during dedication ceremonies for Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region’s new six-plex townhome project on Mills Avenue. But the clearest message from the celebration was captured in just a few words delivered by a volunteer. As he prepared to deliver townhouse keys to […]

More than just new homes: How Habitat has transitioned to prioritized repairs


For decades, the Habitat for Humanity program focused on new construction, but according to a summary provided by Phil Prince, a retired marketing and communication official with Habitat Charlotte who now works on special projects with the organization, that vision changed in 2007 when construction supervisors on a project in West Charlotte noticed numerous older houses in poor and deteriorating […]

Habitat helps veteran stay in home, Huntersville neighborhood he loves


HUNTERSVILLE – As he walked from his front porch toward the yard of his South Church Street home, Shawn Caldwell paused about halfway down the metal ramp that the Veterans Administration helped install to ease the stress caused by the spinal injury he suffered in the U.S. Marine Corps. Caldwell, 56, had been talking for nearly an hour about growing […]