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Volunteer Highlights

Enthusiastic Volunteer Wins Facebook Build Day

In January, Habitat NOVA held a Facebook contest when a generous donor sponsored a build day but then offered it to us to ‘give away.’  The winner of that Facebook contest, Francesca Laursen from McLean, traded in her computer for … Continue reading

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Interview with 15+ Year Volunteer: Dick Farner

On Saturday, Feb. 22, Dick Farner was where he is most Saturdays: working on a Habitat NOVA build site. Farner is a member of Habitat NOVA’s “Sandlot Gang,” a dedicated, experienced group of volunteers who commit to building twice a … Continue reading

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Meet Our Habitat Hero – Greg Cohen

except from http://www.capitaloneinvestingforgood.com The keys to the six new Habitat for Humanity homes at the Maple Ridge condominiums in Fairfax,Virginia he was handing out represented so much to the six families receiving them. But, those keys also meant something special … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps Members Will Be Missed

  Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia  thanks  Steve Buttaro and Alyssa Chapman our 2011- 2012 AmeriCorps Members  for all of their wonderful contributions during their year of service.  They had an incredible impact on our affiliate and will be … Continue reading

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Returning (incredible!) Virginia Tech Alumni Volunteers

    Returning (incredible!) Virginia Tech Alumni Volunteers, coordinated and led by Brent Blevins, came to volunteer at our Chantilly ReStore  on July 28th.   These volunteers walked proud in their Hokie gear demonstrating teamwork, hard work, and perseverance.   … Continue reading

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The Pat Tillman Foundation Volunteers at the Alexandria ReStore

Pat Tillman Foundation Volunteers came out to our Alexandria ReStore for a day of service and our staff was truly impressed with their commitment and hard work.  Our ReStore managers commented that the impact that this group made in one … Continue reading

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The Hensel Phelps’ Team Volunteer in the Heat of July

  Staff from Hensel Phelps came out to our A Brush With Kindness site and helped to replace 12 windows.  The heat of July did not damper their enthusiasm and hard work and we hope that Hensel Phelps will return … Continue reading

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Thank You Doesn’t Say Enough!

  We would like to take a moment to thank our amazing Sandlot Volunteers for their continued efforts in helping us lead our construction sites!  These volunteers dedicate one to two days a week with our A Brush with Kindness, … Continue reading

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Summer Associates from Venable Braved the Extreme Heat!

Summer Associates from Venable braved the extreme heat and came for a day of service to our Alexandria ReStore Friday, July 6. These volunteers assisted in every part of the ReStore and made a huge impact! We are so thankful … Continue reading

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Ox Hill Baptist Church Youth Volunteer at the ReStore

  Ox Hill Baptist Church youth volunteers lead by Garrett Wolf, the youth minister of the church came to the Chantilly ReStore to volunteer on Saturday May 12. The Ox Hill Baptist church volunteers brought enthusiasm and hard work to … Continue reading

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