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  • Your donation will help families break the cycle of poverty and build long-term financial security. With an affordable, stable home, families have more to spend on food, medicine, child care, education and other essentials.

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  • Every day, people in our community partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With our help, they achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.

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What We Do

Founded in 1985, Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley is a non-profit, Christian-based community organization dedicated to building, renovating, and repairing safe, decent, and affordable housing for hard-working, low-income families in our community.  We build houses through partnerships with diverse segments of the community--churches and temples, businesses and individuals, service clubs and foundations.  Thanks to this support from the community, Habitat has built over 165 houses in Catawba County.

 

  • Mitzi

    Executive Director

  • Karla

    ReStore Volunteer

  • Shirley

    Volunteer

  • Derek

    Construction Manager

Our Stories
Meet Our Homeowners

Our homeowners each have a story to tell. Many of them have struggled during their lives, but are looking to get back on the path to a stable family life by educating themselves, putting in some hard work, and helping to create a safe and stable home for their entire family. Our homeowners are truly admirable people. The faith and love that they pour into their home during our homeownership process is amazing. Click the button below to read more about our homeowners.

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Latest News

Mitsubishi Electric Publishes New Case Study Focusing on Habitat's Northstone Subdivision

Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley (Habitat Catawba), Hickory, North Carolina, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building affordable housing for low-income families within their local community. In recent years, the organization developed the idea to build an 18-unit community in Northeast Hickory to provide energy-efficient homes for Habitat families and market-rate residential buyers

Click here to view and download the full case study.

Northstone Community Spotlight Tour

Date & Time: Thursday, June 15 at 12pm (Tours begin at 12:30)
Location: Northstone Subdivision - 3461 Falling Creek Road, Hickory, NC
RSVP: Call Lynn at 828-328-4663 by June 12

Join us for lunch and a tour of our Northstone Subdivision, Habitat's nationally recognized and award winning mixed-income development located in Hickory, NC.  Throughout the tour, we will share information about Habitat Catawba Valley, green building and our plans for the future of the neighborhood.

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Villanova University Spring Service Break Recap

Last month, sixteen college freshmen from Villanova University spent their spring break week working on Habitat Catawba Valley’s new home construction and Habitat Repairs!  While they were here, they also participated in fun activities and had the opportunity to get to know our community better.  

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Strength

Strength

A Habitat home is a strong foundation for a family, an opportunity on which they can build a better life. Strong and stable homes help build strong and stable communities.

Stability

Stability

A Habitat home is a stabilizing force for a family. Better, affordable living conditions lead to improved health, stronger childhood development and the ability — and financial flexibility — to make forward-looking choices.

Self-Reliance

Self-Reliance

Through shelter, we empower. A decent place to live and an affordable mortgage help homeowners save more, invest in education, pursue opportunity and have more financial stability.

Partners

  • Lowes
  • Valspar
  • Whirlpool
  • State Employees Credit Union
  • Wells Fargo
  • Von Drehle, Inc.
  • McCreary Modern
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Dow
  • Home Depot
  • Yale
  • E.R. Carpenter Foundation
  • George Foundation
  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Catawba Valley Community Foundation
  • CertainTeed
  • Hunter Douglas
  • Square D
  • Piedmont Natural Gas
  • Mitsubishi
  • Panasonic