Habitat for Humanity http://wfae.org en Spike ... And Splash: Professionals Get Muddy For Habitat Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/spike-and-splash-professionals-get-muddy-habitat-charlotte <p>More than 500 people gathered in south Charlotte on Sunday to get dirty playing m<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ud volleyball. It’s an annual fundraiser hosted by Habitat Young Professionals for Habitat for Humanity in Charlotte.</span></p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:12:21 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 52546 at http://wfae.org Spike ... And Splash: Professionals Get Muddy For Habitat Charlotte Volunteers Build Home For Veteran In West Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/volunteers-build-home-veteran-west-charlotte <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>About two dozen volunteers were hard at work building a new home in west Charlotte on Monday.</p><p>Habitat for Humanity's Charlotte chapter held its second annual veterans home build on Memorial Day.</p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 02:34:19 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 51705 at http://wfae.org Volunteers Build Home For Veteran In West Charlotte Veterans Build Habitat Home For One Of Their Own http://wfae.org/post/veterans-build-habitat-home-one-their-own <p>Construction began Friday – Flag Day - on the first Habitat Charlotte home built <em>by</em> veterans <em>for</em> a veteran.&nbsp; They're racing to finish within 2 ½ weeks, so the home can be dedicated on the eve of Independence Day. &nbsp;WFAE spoke with some of the participants at Friday's kick-off.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:26:00 +0000 Julie Rose 29384 at http://wfae.org Veterans Build Habitat Home For One Of Their Own New Goal For CMS Seniors: Build A House http://wfae.org/post/new-goal-cms-seniors-build-house <p>The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system gave its seniors a new goal Wednesday to accomplish before graduating– build three houses. CMS is partnering with Habitat for Humanity to encourage students to get their hands dirty.</p><p>Hard hats, tool belts and wooden boards were set up in front of the bookshelves in Independence High School's library as CMS Superintendent Heath Morrison announced the partnership, called Senior Buildup.</p><p>Morrison said it's all about giving students a well-rounded education.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 20:03:30 +0000 Michael Tomsic 15817 at http://wfae.org New Goal For CMS Seniors: Build A House Habitat For Humanity's Work On Display During DNC http://wfae.org/post/habitat-humanitys-work-display-during-dnc <p>Charlotte had its fair share of new buildings before the Democratic National Convention, but only one was constructed during the convention. Over four days, Habitat for Humanity built a LEED Platinum certified home in the center city to demonstrate the city's sustainability projects. The house will be moved to the Reid Park Community in West Charlotte at the weeks end.</p><p>Meet the woman that will move in.<br><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-SoMqDi46o">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-SoMqDi46o</a></p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 16:06:12 +0000 Briana Duggan 4579 at http://wfae.org Habitat For Humanity's Work On Display During DNC