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Varney Incorporated volunteers work on ninth Home for Good
Volunteers from Varney Incorporated, one of the generous community sponsors, worked on-site Friday, Feb. 23.

WSLS Home for Good project almost complete
The 9th WSLS Home for Good project in partnership with Habitat for Humanity is almost complete. Today we meet Elhaj and Rouaa, first-generation Americans from Morocco who will soon be moving in.

WSLS dedicates Home for Good project with Habitat for Humanity
WSLS 10 News dedicated its ninth Home for Good in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build event returns to the Roanoke Valley
Habitat for Humanity is bringing back Women Build Week, and a group of women were hard at work in Southeast Roanoke Wednesday morning.

Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build returns to Roanoke to build home for family
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A family in Roanoke will soon have a new place to call home, and it’s being built by women. This is the first time in five years that Habitat for Humanity’s …

New Jersey volunteers helping with Habitat for Humanity projects in Roanoke
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Volunteers from New Jersey are back in the Star City helping the Habitat for Humanity build homes. Not counting one year during the COVID-19 Pandemic, this will be the 1…

Habitat-Roanoke building first house with insulated concrete walls
Since 1986 Habitat for Humanity in Roanoke has built over 280 affordable homes for first-time owners who must pay the mortgage after contributing their own "sweat equity," along with other …

Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley out thousands of dollars after thefts, vandalism
Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley has been hit by thieves and vandalism, costing the non-profit thousands of dollars.

Habitat for Humanity endures theft and vandalism in Roanoke
Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley has endured theft and vandalism at its headquarters and store on Melrose Avenue.

Habitat for Humanity in Roanoke dealing with latest costly vandalism; $60K lost in past year
What should be a week of celebration is tainted by costly vandalism and theft leaving behind damages that will cost $9,000 to fix.

Habitat-Roanoke awarded $325K to build home for a family of six
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Virginia Housing has collaborated with Habitat for Humanity and awarded over $1 million in grants for local communities across th…

Roanoke’s Habitat for Humanity dedicates home in Southeast
The dedication comes after Virginia Housing gave Roanoke's Habitat a $325,000 grant.

Meet September’s 3 Degree Guarantee recipient: Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley
As we kick off the month of September, a new 3 Degree Guarantee recipient is on the horizon.

Federal funding gives Habitat-Roanoke a big boost
American Rescue Plan Act federal funding is helping to leverage the work by Habitat for Humanity, which re-habs older homes and builds new affordable housing, often with the help of …

ARPA funding brings new housing and new journeymen to Roanoke
ARPA funds have brought nearly 20 new affordable housing properties to Roanoke City. WFIR's Emma Thomas has more $2.6-million-dollar grant that helped Habitat for Humanity help aspiring …

Single mom now homeowner thanks to Habitat Apostle’s build in Roanoke
Aubrey Wood was handed the keys to her house Sunday, after over a year of working with Habitat for Humanity.

Roanoke mom becomes new homeowner after Roanoke Habitat’s Apostle’s Build
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — On Oct. 22, the Habitat for Humanity in Roanoke hosted a house dedication after one hardworking mom, Aubrey Wood, became a homeowner. A small crowd gathered outside of h…

WSLS Home for Good project continues
WSLS Home for Good project continues

WSLS, Habitat for Humanity raise wall for 9th ‘Home for Good’
WSLS 10 is partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build the ninth "Home for Good."

Local Veteran finds a new way to give back after six deployments overseas
The call to serve is one Roanoke's Eddie Whitaker answered decades ago.

Home for Good: WSLS Volunteer Day
Home for Good: WSLS Volunteer Day

WSLS and Habitat for Humanity Home for Good
WSLS and Habitat for Humanity Home for Good

Bank of Botetourt volunteers help build ninth Home for Good
WSLS is once again building a Home for Good in partnership with Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley.

What it Takes to Build Stability Through Housing – Episode 513
Habitat for Humanity has a sterling reputation for building houses for low income citizens through a program that depends on the participation of both volunt…

Habitat for Humanity holds dedication for Roanoke home
Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley held a dedication ceremony for a house with a special type of concrete.