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  • Celebrate your event with Habitat.

    The Johan Newcombe Event Center, the Johan Newcombe Meeting Room, and the Jon B. Closson Board Room rentals are available for use by contacting Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County. Rental of our facilities includes the use of the space for the specific date and time contracted. Rental equipment is available through our preferred vendors. Rental Fees directly benefit Habitat Gaston’s building program.

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  • Donate. Shop. Volunteer.

    Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price. ReStore Gastonia is conveniently located in Gastonia, NC. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

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Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County is a non-profit, ecumenical, Christian-based organization with private non-profit status and an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Habitat Gaston uses volunteer labor to build affordable homes in partnership with those in need here in Gaston County and in Honduras. Habitat’s simple, affordable homes have 0% interest mortgages. Mortgage payments from homeowners are recycled back into the Habitat building program to fund more Habitat homes.

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Publix Pays $75,000 Mortgage for Single Mother’s New Habitat Home

Michael Barrett of the Gaston Gazette Explained How Publix Steps up for Habitat
publix picThe Executive Director Mary Harris contacted Publix for support after learning the store would be expanding into Gastonia. She initially discussed a $5,000 to $10,000 grant toward a home construction project. Then she learned they would offer a full sponsorship of $75,000. Publix recently announced it will contribute $5 million in the coming weeks to build more than 60 Habitat homes across the Southeast, said spokeswoman Kim Reynolds.

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Habitat honors memory of community champion

By Will MacDonald, Gazette Community Editor
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at 3:49 PM

When I drive by the Habitat for Humanity offices and ReStore in Gastonia, I think about Johan Newcombe. I suspect a lot of other folks who remember her tireless dedication to the Christian-based home building program do, too.

In 1988, Newcombe and another longtime community leader -- Becky Carter -- teamed up to establish the county's first Habitat chapter.

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Funding influx to help build extra local Habitat house

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Posted Jul 15, 2016 at 10:28 AM

A $10 million windfall will help to build a new Habitat for Humanity home in communities across the state, including one in Gaston County.

The money will most noticeably benefit rural counties in North Carolina where Habitat projects are less common. But Mary Harris, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County, said the local chapter will also benefit from the sweeping initiative.

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Strength

Strength

A Habitat home is a strong foundation for a family, an opportunity on which they can build a better life. Strong and stable homes help build strong and stable communities.

Stability

Stability

A Habitat home is a stabilizing force for a family. Better, affordable living conditions lead to improved health, stronger childhood development and the ability — and financial flexibility — to make forward-looking choices.

Self-Reliance

Self-Reliance

Through shelter, we empower. A decent place to live and an affordable mortgage help homeowners save more, invest in education, pursue opportunity and have more financial stability.

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