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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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Housing Opportunity Grant Award 2018

Housing Opportunity Grant Award 2018

Habitat Gaston was a recipient of a grant through the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association/Housing Opportunity Foundation/Habitat for Humanity Community Support Program

On September 5th, Habitat Gaston was awarded a $2,000 grant to help fund the cost of laminate flooring for Habitat house #117 located at 215 Tanner Street. The application process required a recommendation of a realtor that is a member of the Charlotte Regional Realtor's Association. We are grateful to Tanya Knutson of Allen Tate Realtors for supporting Habitat. The house is completed and waiting for the final inspections.

 

 

 

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

Volunteers break ground

The repeating thuds of hammers echoed throughout a Gastonia neighborhood as more than a dozen hard hat-clad volunteers spent Saturday building a new Habitat for Humanity home.

Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County is a nonprofit group which partners with volunteer community members to build or renovate homes alongside homeowners to help them pay an affordable mortgage. The homeowners must also pitch in by volunteering on their own home’s project and/or at other Habitat build sites.

Located on Bermuda Avenue, volunteers began construction on the three-room home by framing the exterior walls.

“It’s helping somebody out and giving back,” said volunteer Bubba Kennon, of Mount Holly, who has been building the homes for about four years.

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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.

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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.

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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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