Entries by Asheville Habitat

When drug activity in her neighborhood led to increased violence, LaQuila Harris and her daughter began spending their days at work and school, and their evenings anywhere but at their apartment. It was exhausting and LaQuila knew they could not continue living like that. Kedric Justice noticed increased drug activity and crime where he was living too. Having lost his […]

A Great Retirement Plan

By Maria Angell Volunteering with the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore is great for retirees – like Lee Fadden and Jan Wright – who have, combined, nearly 50 years of volunteer experience with the ReStore! Lee started volunteering with the Asheville ReStore in 1997 after she had retired from Eaton Corporation and decided to […]

Community Connection

By Maria Angell Interested in volunteering? Then maybe the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore is the place for you; as it is for Mark Carter. Mark just started volunteering with us in January of this year and already loves the work he has done with the Asheville ReStore. He started volunteering with Habitat because […]

Thank You March Madness Volunteers!

As we near the end of this year’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week, Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity takes a look back to recognize all the amazing students and Collegiate Challenge groups who traveled to Asheville in March to volunteer with us. Students came from all over the country including the University of Florida, College of […]

Thank You Volunteers!

With volunteers central to our business model, Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity is recognizing milestones and thanking volunteers with small gifts and treats daily during National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 15-21). Whether swinging a hammer at the construction site, fixing a floor on a home repair project, accepting donations at the ReStore, answering phones in […]