Thrivent Financial assists HFHBC 
Habitat Homeowner with Home Repairs
Together, Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial support the Thrivent Builds to mobilize volunteers to build, repair or rehab homes to help families achieve strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. ​

Darlene Williams of St. Stephens, SC has owned her first home since 1990. She was a Habitat for Humanity partner family and a single parent with 3 boys at that time. In the past 27 years, she has raised her children while working as a school aide and paid off her mortgage in full.
​Then in 2016, Hurricane Matthew damaged the exterior siding and trim, and tree roots had clogged the septic drains. She had to drain the septic tank with a garden hose every week in order to operate the toilets. Her need for a TBR home preservation project was important to maintain the integrity of the home. The total costs were too much for her to pay all at once. So she called Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County, remembering the volunteers who helped to build her house and she offered her sweat equity as well as her sons to get the job done. The work was completed on August 5, 2017. 

A site that hosted ballgames and picnics years ago has transformed into an empty field on the corner of Cooper and Wall streets.
The lot in the Wall Street Community, a predominately black and low-income neighborhood, is now the future home to a 1,600-square-foot community center – thanks to a vision by Wall Street residents, Grace Reformed Episcopal Church, Berkeley’s Habitat for Humanity, and a $70,000 Lowe's grant that has kick-started the project. Read more at:

The Goose Creek Tea Ladies supported Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County’s Sponsor a Stud program. The Goose Creek Tea Ladies collectively voted to sponsor 18 studs with the charity funds raised at their annual tea fundraiser.
The ladies gathered at Habitat to adorn their studs with messages of encouragement for the family and blessings for the new home. The Goose Creek Tea Ladies were joined by honorary member, Mayor Michael J. Heitzler. Read more at:

Lowe's Awards HFHBC Grant to Help Build 
Community Center 

Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County has been awarded a $70,000 grant from Lowe’s to revitalize the Wall Street neighborhood in Moncks Corner as part of Habitat for Humanity’s Neighborhood Revitalization, a nationwide program dedicated to serving more families through community development partnerships. Lowe’s awarded $1.75 million in grants to 22 Habitat affiliates across the country to support more than 84 community improvement projects ranging from critical repairs to new home construction. (read more...)

It’s more than a house. It’s where the heart is. Over the years, Publix associates have generously volunteered to assist with building Habitat for Humanity homes. Recently, our Publix Serves initiative has helped associates devote time to making a difference, and many have spent Publix Serves Day performing tasks such as painting, carpentry, and landscaping in order to support Habitat for Humanity affiliates in their communities. (Read More...)

Children love books and Habitat partner families are no exception. Amanda Ashworth and Linda Lewis are the proud parents of our three librarians at the Cooper Street Little Free Library. (Read More...)

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