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Habitat NOVA Speaks with Students at The Islamic Saudi Academy

Recently, Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia (Habitat NOVA) was contacted by a student of The Islamic Saudi Academy to come speak about Habitat NOVA at their One World/Heritage Day. Pheobe Bicknell, Outreach Manager, went and spoke to students in … Continue reading

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Lend a Hand, Change a Life

photo: www.habitat.org Check out this amazing story of one volunteer’s experience building with Habitat in Macedonia. Are you interested in traveling with Habitat?  Here are some great resources: *Youth ages 16-18 form teams and can travel domestically or internationally to … Continue reading

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Home Is Where the Heart Is

 The Abdallah Family “Love grows by service.”–Charlotte Perkins Gilman  Habitat homes bring love and hope to families in Northern Virginia and all over the world! Spread the love in our community by volunteering with us!  Youth volunteers can make thank … Continue reading

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Thank You!

image: www.google.com Thank you to all of our wonderful youth volunteers!  We appreciate your hard work, dedication and kindness!  Thank you for generously donating your time and effort to help families in the Northern Virginia community.  Each one of you … Continue reading

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We’re Having a Book Drive!

  photo from www.booksforamerica.org Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia is holding a book drive to benefit Books for America, a non-profit, self-funded 501(c)(3) organization located in Washington, D.C. In 2012, Books for America donated 65,655 books and other materials … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

photo: nationalservice.gov Monday, January 21st is Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service! “It’s a day on, not a day off!” “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year, … Continue reading

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Spring Fever!

photo courtesy of GMU Habitat Think it’s too early for Spring fever?  Don’t tell that to the GMU Habitat for Humanity campus chapter!  They’ve been feverishly planning some wonderful events for their Spring semester!  Here are some details about what … Continue reading

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2013 Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards

Do you know an outstanding volunteer (or group of volunteers!) who has worked to improve our community?  Nominate them for the 2013 Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards! *Don’t forget about the outstanding youth volunteers in our community!* Volunteers can be … Continue reading

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Photo from: www.habitat.org       Did you know that since 2007 the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been milled into lumber used to build a Habitat home?     Visit Habitat for Humanity International’s page to learn more … Continue reading

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Join Us!

Help Make a Difference in Our Community! Join us in helping to make 2013 even more successful! To get involved email Jessica Sweeney at jsweeney@habitatnova.org 

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