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It is amazing that June is already here! We wanted to say thank you to all the volunteers and donors who supported our mission during the Community Foundation Run 2018 and the 2018 National Women Build Week. If you did not have a chance to participate in these events look below for upcoming opportunities.

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THIS YEAR'S CARPENTERS BALL IS THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY GALA. This event is Habitat Gaston’s major fundraising event. The event includes dinner, live music, dancing and best of all a live and silent auction. Please join us on September 29, 2018, as we celebrate our 30th year in Gaston County. Ticket and sponsorship opportunities will be made available soon.divider middleGASTON GRIZZLIES NIGHT

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Come meet us at the ballpark on June 15th! Stop by the ReStore or our office to purchase tickets to Habitat for Humanity Night with Gaston Grizzlies. $5.00 from every ticket we sell will be donated to us. The $15 ticket includes all-you-can-eat chicken sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, water, and soda.

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE: Click here and be sure to write in the additional comments section that this is for Gaston Grizzlie tickets and how many you would like. divider mainHOMEOWNERS CORNER

CONGRATULATIONS ASHLEY!

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At the end of May, Ashley closed on her Habitat Home. Ashley entered the Homeownership Program in the Fall of 2017. Ashley demonstrated hard work and perseverance throughout the program. She was supported along the way by her friends and family, which played a key role in the overall process. Ashley is thankful for the Homeownership Program and cannot wait to begin living in her dream home with her two children. On behalf of the staff at Habitat and all those who supported and contributed to Ashley, her family, and her home; we want to say congratulations!   divider main JOHAN NEWCOMBE EVENT CENTER

Our event center is the perfect location for corporate training, special events, holiday and company parties, wedding or anniversary receptions, trade shows exhibits, holiday vendor shows, graduations, and class reunions. For more information please contact Leesa McKeon (704) 864-6536 Ext. 101, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or complete our online inquiry by clicking here.divider middlePAST EVENTS

 Habitat Gaston's Johan Newcombe Event Center was proud to be the venue for an investor education event hosted by FINRA and the NC Secretary of State Securities Division. Special guest speaker, Congressman Patrick McHenry.

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See the miracle of your ministry in action: 2018 Thrivent Faith Build

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Building more together

Thrivent and Habitat started their partnership in 2005 with a mission of helping families obtain safe, affordable shelter – a cornerstone of becoming financially secure. Thrivent members and other volunteers are empowered to make a difference in their local communities, across the U.S. and across the globe to make a real difference for families and individuals.

The goal of this campaign is to raise $51,000 from the faith based community to match the $51,000 that Thrivent Financial has generously offered us as a match for this build! That means that your donation to the Thrivent Faith Build will be doubled!

For more information click here! If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact the Executive Director Mary Harris (704) 864-6536 Ext. 103 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you to those who have already contributed, hosted, or volunteered on this project:

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Love WeekElevation Outreach is a fearless and focused response to God’s love in us. Love Week is all about compassion, unity, selflessness, and service. Together they serve with more than 200 organizations. They believe in making the name of Jesus famous through their service, and are honored by your willingness to join them. Elevation invites other churches to participate with them for Love Week, June 23rd to June 30th. If you have an outreach need you would like assistance with please contact Elevation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you would like to participate in Love Week please email Christina the Volunteer Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.divider middle2018-2019 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorships are a way for companies, groups, and organizations to make a philanthropic commitment and engage their employees/members with Habitat Gaston. Sponsorship packages are flexible and can be customized based on budget and needs. Please read the booklet for more information on what is included with each package by clicking here.
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18 Groups in 2018 

Christina still needs 8 more events to reach her goal. If you know of a group, club, organization, church, or community event that would like to hear about Habitat Gaton's mission send her an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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HABITAT NEWS

AMERICORPS BUILD-A-THON

ATLANTA (May 21, 2018) – Helping to meet the need for affordable housing in the U.S., more than 350 AmeriCorps members and 75 alumni will build or repair 22 homes during Habitat for Humanity’s annual AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon in Raleigh, North Carolina, this week.

On May 20-26, AmeriCorps members will work alongside future homeowners to help build 12 new houses and work on 10 home preservation projects in the Crosstowne neighborhood of Raleigh. Habitat for Humanity of Wake County will be hosting this year’s AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon, making it its fourth time hosting the weeklong blitz build event. Read More. . .divider middle

HABITAT VOLUNTEER VISITED ALL 50 STATES

Like many new retirees, Darrell Gilmore wanted to travel. But there were no cruises or jet-setting for him — just the opposite.

In January 2017, the former corporate executive and 32-year Habitat volunteer from Bloomington, Indiana, hitched up a camper to his truck with a goal of volunteering with Habitat in all 50 states — in a year’s time.

It took some doing, but just before Thanksgiving, Gilmore celebrated number 50 when he helped build a Habitat house in Hobbs, New Mexico. After some reflection, he’s ready to share some of what he learned during his nationwide adventure. Read More. . .

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 GASTON RESTORE

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We are now scheduling Saturday pick-ups! If you are ready to schedule a pick-up complete our online form or give us a call (704) 854-3050. Not sure what we accept? Check the list to be sure. divider middleUPCYCLING CONTEST

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We would like to congratulate our first Upcycle winner, Crystal! She bought an old chandelier and some glass dishes and created a beautiful bird feeder! She removed the old wiring and bulb fixtures, cleaned the piece, sprayed it in her favorite color, and then glued bowls in place of the bulb fixtures. This is an amazing project for her and the birds! Thank you so much for sharing this with us and enjoyed your discount.

Upcycling is the reuse of items in such a way as to create a product of a higher quality or value than the original. The ReStore is a great place to find items for upcycling. Have you upcycled a purchase from the ReStore if so email us your description, before and after pictures, and proof of purchase to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are going to be featuring ReStore projects completed by our customers on the blog and every month we will choose a new winner to receive a 30% discount, restrictions apply.

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CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS

help wantedDo you have a knack for fixing things? Do you enjoy getting to meet new people? Do you love to help your community? If so, we are looking for you. The ReStore is in search of some volunteers to help us. We have availability in the “Fix-it” shop and out in the retail area. If you have a few hours or a day to spare each week give us a call.

ReStore Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm  |  Sat 9am-5pm - Christina, Volunteer Coordinator: 704-864-6536 Ext. 114 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 Carpenters Ball

Thank you again to everyone who joined us. Not only did we meet our goal, but we passed it! From sponsors to ticket sales and auction bids every dollar made a difference.  

Sponsors:

  • Annie's Purse
  • Beam Construction