Habitat for Humanity

Sunday Headlines
10:08 am
Sun November 2, 2014

Senate Candidates Stump In Cornelius

North Carolina’s US Senate candidates are counting down the hours to Election day Tuesday. Incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis both brought their campaigns to Cornelius Saturday in hopes of getting out the vote.

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Local News
12:12 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Spike ... And Splash: Professionals Get Muddy For Habitat Charlotte

A member of the mud volleyball team, The Dirty Murphys, falls during a mud volleyball match.
Tasnim Shamma

More than 500 people gathered in south Charlotte on Sunday to get dirty playing mud volleyball. It’s an annual fundraiser hosted by Habitat Young Professionals for Habitat for Humanity in Charlotte.


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Local News
10:34 pm
Mon May 26, 2014

Volunteers Build Home For Veteran In West Charlotte

Habitat for Humanity volunteers in west Charlotte finished putting up the frames for the exterior walls of a new home for 59-year-old Navy veteran Gary Randolph.
Credit Tasnim Shamma

 About two dozen volunteers were hard at work building a new home in west Charlotte on Monday.

Habitat for Humanity's Charlotte chapter held its second annual veterans home build on Memorial Day.


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Local News
11:26 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Veterans Build Habitat Home For One Of Their Own

Veteran Garry Capers is helping to build the home he will purchase with a zero-interest mortgage from Habitat Charlotte.
Julie Rose

Construction began Friday – Flag Day - on the first Habitat Charlotte home built by veterans for a veteran.  They're racing to finish within 2 ½ weeks, so the home can be dedicated on the eve of Independence Day.  WFAE spoke with some of the participants at Friday's kick-off.

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Local News
3:03 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

New Goal For CMS Seniors: Build A House

Hard hats, tool belts and wooden boards are set up in the Independence High School library for the Senior Buildup announcement
Michael Tomsic

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.

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.

Morrison said it's all about giving students a well-rounded education.

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DNC 2012
12:06 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Habitat For Humanity's Work On Display During DNC

The LEED Platinum certified home that was built during the DNC.
Briana Duggan

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.