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Welcome Home

Welcome Home

Following many months of delays, due to the global pandemic, we couldn't be more excited to finally be welcoming deserving families home! During August, we were fortunate to welcome home our first two families in Andover, as well as families home in Wenham. New...

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Work Begins on Aging in Place Home Repair in Lynn

Work Begins on Aging in Place Home Repair in Lynn

A home provides a strong sense of security and comfort, this is especially true for older adults. Now, imagine being an elderly, disabled person, currently living alone in a run-down house that is in critical need of repair. What would you do? Whom would you turn to?...

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Everyone can help build a better community

Everyone can help build a better community

It is Earth Day 2021 and we are delighted to highlight one of our dedicated volunteers, Robert R. Roy, who shows us that Earth Day can be every day. Robert, who prefers going by Rob, was born in Salem, MA in 1938, and has lived on the North Shore for his whole life....

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Partnerships Where Everyone is the Winner

Partnerships Where Everyone is the Winner

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical High School Electrical Students Give Back to The Community While Gaining Real-World Work Experience. WENHAM, MA (April 6, 2021) – In a partnership, that can only be described as a win-win situation, Essex North Shore...

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Habitat ReStore Shopping Experience

Habitat ReStore Shopping Experience

To shop at Habitat for Humanity ReStore is to go on an adventure. In addition to an ever-changing selection of new and gently used home improvement materials, you also could find things like great items in a silent auction, a concert given on a piano that’s for...

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Spring cleaning with a Purpose

Spring cleaning with a Purpose

We are all super excited that Massachusetts Spring is FINALLY in the air. The birds (and some of us) are outside singing. And it's time to think about Spring cleaning. Not the most glamorous of activities, which some love and so many of us dislike, the Essex County...

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Meet Future Homeowner Willy

Meet Future Homeowner Willy

Future Habitat Homeowner, Willy Willy, a single father of two minor children, Zakansyel (7) and Taalib (9) is a Salisbury resident and future Habitat homeowner. He has worked at Northshore Educational Consortium in Beverly for the past nine years. Willy shares joint...

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Meet Future Homeowner Misty

Meet Future Homeowner Misty

Misty, single mother of two children, Hailey (10) and Jacob (2) is delighted to be partnering with Habitat in order to build their own home. Misty and her children had to move following the sale of multi-family development, of which their apartment is a part. Due to...

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8 things to donate when renovating

8 things to donate when renovating

If anything is a constant in home improvement, it’s the trash. Home improvement projects tend to leave behind plenty of sawdust, screws, and scraps of wood. Donating your renovation materials keeps functional — and often desirable — items out of the landfill. Other...

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