Friday, April 17, 2020

Thank You First Horizon Bank

Watauga Habitat for Humanity is super-grateful to our local bank First Horizon  for the generous donation of $5000.  Your support is needed now more than ever!  With your help, we will continue to build safe and affordable homes for hard-working families!  Thanks again First Horizon and Jason Triplett! We hope to see you all this summer on the job site!


Thursday, April 9, 2020

Home is the Key

Our Vision is to Create a Community Where Everyone Has a Safe Place to Call Home


Please consider supporting the Kahuna Campaign and help us continue to build safe and decent housing for our neighbors



This year sixteen affordable housing advocates have joined together to create teams to make the 2020 Kahuna Campaign just as successful as year’s past. The winning team will be announced on Wednesday, June 10th! Social distancing, due to COVID-19, has created a challenge but our Kahunas are still “ready to rumble” as the 2020 Kahuna Campaign goes VIRTUAL.
I think you will all agree that now, more than ever, people need a safe place to call home. Families need affordable housing so that they can afford to put food on the table, pay their medical bills and pay for their children's education.
We cannot let COVID-19 stop this important Spring Fundraising Campaign! Support a Kahuna and support safe housing at the same time!
100% of your donation goes directly to Watauga Habitat for Humanity.
With your generous donation, we can help make sure more families in our community have a safe place to call home.

MEET YOUR KAHUNA TEAM PLAYERS:

Wonder Women in Leadership- Ella Jennings, Haley Perry, Jennifer Greene, Yolanda Robertson

Three Kahunas and a Guy- Jenny Miller, Jane Meyers, Susan Devine and John Dean


Thursday, April 2, 2020

April 2, 2020-COVID-19 update


As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to affect our community, Watauga County Habitat for Humanity is evaluating the progress daily and creating a contingency plan to adapt our operations as necessary. In the interest of public health, it is our goal to follow all recommendations to the best of our ability.
  • Watauga Habitat will do our best to adhere to any recommendations provided by the local government and the CDC.
  • Our administrative office is now closed to the public, and our staff is working remotely. Please email info@wataugahabitat.org to get in touch – we’ll be here for you in whatever way we can.
  • All in-person volunteer opportunities have been cancelled for the time being.
  • Our ReStore will remain closed, and we are currently not doing donation pick-ups.
  • We will be making daily evaluations about whether any of our operational contingency plans need to be changed and/or implemented. 

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Ramey at info@wataugahabitat.org.

We must also acknowledge that, while the economic repercussions of this unprecedented event are still unknown, public health crises like these have an outsized effect on our most vulnerable populations. We serve families who work in retail, food service, medicine and more. Our homeowners may be adversely affected, and we will work to support them in whatever ways we can.

This is an uncertain time for everyone and we are continually thankful for your support and patience as we face this new challenge together as a community.

In partnership
Alex Hooker, Executive Director

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