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Habitat for Humanity
November 25, 2010
Donations to local housing program will be matched
Here's a new way to help Douglas County Habitat for Humanity. The organization has started a direct debit monthly giving program. It's encouraging residents to invest $21 a month, which will be withdrawn monthly from your account. The first 100 people to sign up for the program...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Habitat gets $25,000 matching grant
This month, Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County received a matching funds challenge grant of up to $25,000 from Tastefully Simple. Between now and December 31, 2010 the first 100 donors to enroll in Habitat's new Homebuilders Club monthly giving program will have their donations...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
Habitat for Humanity dedicates new home for Alexandria family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County has dedicated a home to a family in urgent need of one. The newest Habitat for Humanity home in the community...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
Habitat for Humanity seeks family mentors
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) will host an open house to recruit volunteer family mentors. Three informational sessions are planned for individuals or couples interested in volunteering for this role as Habitat builds hope, homes and community in Douglas County. Habitat...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Habitat invites public to latest home dedication
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) has renovated a home with a family in urgent need of one. The public is invited to the dedication of the newest Habitat for Humanity home. On Tuesday, November 9, at 5 pm volunteers, donors, Habitat for Humanity representatives, and...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
Habitat for Humanity recruiting families for future homes
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is hosting information sessions for individuals and families interested in learning how Habitat works and to hear how they may be eligible to partner with the organization to build a simple, decent, affordable home in Douglas County. Habitat...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Local Habitat for Humanity gets grant to build energy efficient homes
Douglas County Habitat for Humanity is among 136 recipients selected to participate in a national "green building" initiative. It's part of an effort between Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation. Launched in 2009, the Partners in Sustainable Building...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Dedication celebrates a new home for local family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County has accomplished what they set out to do months ago - build a home with a family in urgent need of one. The...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Habitat dedication will salute six local businesses
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) has accomplished what they set out to do months ago - build a home with a family in urgent need...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Items needed for Habitat Warehouse Sale Saturday
The public is invited to Habitat for Humanity's second Warehouse Sale of the year. The goal of this event is to assist Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County by reselling goods and donated merchandise to raise funds to assist in building affordable Habitat homes. The sale will take...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Habitat for Humanity elects new board members, officers
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County President Steve Hellermann reports the election of two new board members: Irene Vagle and Marie Anderson. The...
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Ceremony celebrates new home for family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County and the Douglas Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans have accomplished what they set out to do...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
New Habitat home to be dedicated next Wednesday
Times are tough economically, including in Douglas County. But that hasn't stopped Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County and local members of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans from completing construction on a home with a family in urgent need of one. Now it's time to celebrate...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
A taste of summer fun
If the Awake the Lakes celebration is a hint of things to come, get ready for a summer of fun. The weekend of events was deemed a big success...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Habitat ride set for May 29
In conjunction with the Awake the Lakes summer celebration, Habitat for Humanity will host its fourth annual Bicycle, Motorcycle and Vintage Car Ride. The event will take place Saturday, May 29, starting and ending at Big Ole Central Park. Bicycles will ride on the Central Lakes...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am