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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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Habitat Staff Make Statewide Presentations

Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley staff members have been busy.

Executive Director Mitzi Gellman and Community Outreach Coordinator Jenna Cucco presented “Building a Mixed Income Neighborhood” at the annual Camp Habitat Conference October 3-5 at Lake Junaluska.  Mitzi also presented the material at the North Carolina Housing Finance Association’s Affordable Housing Conference October 12-13 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

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Villanova University

Villanova Students to Lend a Hand to Habitat Catawba Valley

The Catawba Valley will be invaded by Villanova Nation October 8-15 as 16 students take part in Villanova’s Fall Break Service and Justice Experience Program. A reception for the group will be held October 13 at 5:30 at the Habitat ReStore. The public is invited to attend.

Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley is one of 16 organizations, domestic and worldwide that Villanova volunteer will be serving this fall. In all, 250 students will be participating in service trips this fall.

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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