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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Businesses Participate in Habitat’s Team Building Program

When Punker, LLC's Hickory-based employees decided to participate in a team building opportunity, they looked no further than Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley. Not the traditional team building experience with ropes and personality tests, the team of employees spent the day working together and learning more about one another on a Habitat Catawba Valley worksite to help a family in need.  

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Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley Partner to Repair Homes

Eighteen families in Catawba County benefitted from a partnership between Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley in 2016.  Thrivent Financial provided grants totaling $45,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley to help fund repairs on 18 area homes while Habitat provided supervision and volunteers through its Habitat Repairs! Program.

“We are very grateful for our relationship with Thrivent Financial and their support of Habitat Repairs!,” said Mitzi Gellman, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley. “Thrivent was the first organization to understand and support Habitat Repairs! and they allowed us to launch this initiative.”

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