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Monday, April 22,2013
Habitat for Humanity

Many myths surround Habitat for Humanity

By Bentley Weisel, Athens NEWS Campus Reporter
When you think of Habitat for Humanity, certain assumptions may come to mind regarding how the homes are built, where the money may come from and even who started the organization.
Monday, April 22,2013
Habitat for Humanity

Athens Habitat house goes solar

By Lindsay Boyle, The Athens NEWS Contributor
The first Athens County Habitat for Humanity house build within Athens city limits is also the first to use solar power, thanks to Third Sun Solar.
Monday, April 22,2013
Habitat for Humanity

How You Can Support WRTR

Kroger Community Rewards program helps Women Raise the Roof

You can support Women Raise the Roof and Athens Habitat for Humanity simply by doing your grocery shopping.
Monday, April 22,2013
Habitat for Humanity

Nelsonville and Habitat team up to revitalize blighted properties

By Jamie Kropka, The Athens NEWS Contributor
Broken windows. Fading paint. Overgrown grass and trash-strewn yards that scream of neglect. These are familiar sights for many people in high-poverty areas, including Athens County. But luckily for area residents, Athens County Habitat for Humanity and the City of Nelsonville are teaming up to clean up the eyesore of blighted properties that pepper the town's landscape in a collaboration that could involve the demolition of more than 40 houses.
Monday, April 22,2013
Habitat for Humanity

Ways To Donate or Volunteer

"Life is an echo- what you send out always comes back" - Anonymous
Monday, May 14,2012
Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity 2012

The Athens NEWS 2012 Special Section on Habitat for Humanity highlights the success of Athens Habitat for Humanity's new ReStore. To read the digital edition of this story, along with the rest of 2012's special section click here.
Monday, May 14,2012
Habitat for Humanity

Possibilities abound at Habitat ReStore

By Anna Luczkow
Old plumbing, replaced doors and outdated appliances; though by some these items may be deemed useless, for the Athens County Habitat for Humanity ReStore they symbolize an endless array of possibilities.
Monday, May 14,2012
Habitat for Humanity

Through Habitat, everyone can make a difference

By Kenneth Oehlers
Athens County Habitat for Humanity was founded in 1990 after a group of inspired citizens heard President Jimmy Carter speak about Habitat. In the 21 years since then, we have completed 27 homes and are finishing our 28th in Athens County.
Monday, May 14,2012
Habitat for Humanity

Local artist to move into new Nelsonville home after delays

By Steven Turrill
In what will be her living room but first needs insulation, drywall, a ceiling and a floor, Elizabeth is waiting on a lost power tool. The Athens County Habitat for Humanity is building the home for her. The last day of the 28th week of construction is about to begin later than usual, because today is Sunday, and because a drill has wandered off.
Monday, May 14,2012
Habitat for Humanity

Who is Athens County Habitat for Humanity?

By Steven Turrill
Habitat for Humanity International was founded in 1976. Since then it has built safe, affordable homes for millions of families in need world-wide.
 
 
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