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  • 2018 Home for the Holidays

    Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County and the Habitat Gaston Restore are hosting a Home for the Holidays Event. Come enjoy a large mix of local artisans, crafters, vendors, and ReStore items. Find lots of treasures to decorate your home and yourself, for the upcoming Fall Season, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

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  • Join Our Team

    The Assistant ReStore Manager will assist the ReStore Manager with day to day operations of the Habitat Gaston ReStore; solicit retail donations from surrounding community partners; help recruit and train volunteers and become their primary ReStore resource for job assignment opportunities, motivation, and recognition.

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What We Do

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.

  • Mary Harris

    Executive Director

  • Leesa McKeon

    Special Events Coordinator

  • Kayla Nelson

    Homeowner Service Coordinator

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Habitat Gaston celebrating 30 years

A lot can change in 30 years and Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County is a prime example. The nonprofit was started by community-minded volunteers Becky Carter and Johan Newcombe in 1988. Their first house was built a year later.

Now, the nonprofit has a full staff and board of directors and volunteers are currently working on its 117th and 118th houses.

Moving around

Mary Harris has been the executive director of Habitat for 23 of those 30 years and was the first person paid for the position. At the time, the nonprofit was Habitat for Humanity of Gastonia with satellites in Belmont, Cherryville and Mount Holly. When she first started, there were talks of starting another satellite in Bessemer City.

Habitat for Humanity International encouraged them to combine the satellite locations to one central affiliate. The locations merged in 2000 and by 2001, . . .Read More

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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