Habitat Director Says We're Here to Help Others

Posted: Sunday, January 24, 2016 10:42 pm
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HICKORY — One of Mitzi Gellman’s favorite biblical stories is the parable of the Good Samaritan.
“You stop and you help other people in life,” said Gellman, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley.

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Habitat Catawba Valley Celebrates 30th Year of Service

(Hickory, NC) Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley is celebrating its 30th year of service to the community in 2015 and is planning a year-long campaign to both celebrate its successes and look toward future projects.

Founded in 1985, Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley serves all of Catawba County. Habitat is an ecumenical, Christian-based organization dedicated to the premise that everyone should have a simple, decent, and affordable place to live. Since its founding, Habitat has served hundreds of families through new home construction, provision of support for families in need through referral, training and case management, special programs including weatherization, home repair, and community outreach through partnerships with local government and other non-profit agencies.

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Old Becomes New: Renovations Taking Place on the Old Ridgeview Library

Renovations at Old Ridgeview LibraryHICKORY – The City of Hickory has been working with Interfaith Housing, who has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley, to rehabilitate the old Ridgeview library building, making it a community center.

Habitat for Humanity began the rebuilding of homes in Ridgeview in 2000. “The Ridgeview community has the first zero energy house in North Carolina,” said Habitat for Humanity’s Executive Director Mitzi Gellman.

“Habitat worked in the Ridgeview community, tearing down older homes to build new homes, and with the City for so many years,” Gellman added. “We have really liked working in Ridgeview.”

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