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Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. to Showcase “Women Build: She Nailed It” Affordable Housing Project at Ivy City on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

A Women Build volunteer helps frame a new DC Habitat home.

Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) will be joined by 15 senior executive volunteers from PenFed Credit Union and other private sector and community leaders at a “Women Build: She Nailed It” construction site event in Northeast DC

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How HPAP Helps DC Habitat Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality

DC Habitat homeowner Steve in the doorway of his new home in NE DC

By: Alaina D’Anzi Residents of Washington, D.C. know all too well how hard it can be to find housing, especially housing that isn’t too expensive. DC’s staggering rent prices make it hard for families to save for the future, send

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Volunteer Spotlight: Crew Leader, Mom, and Role Model

Jessica Poulson 5

When Jessica first stepped onto a DC Habitat site, she had no prior construction experience. “I wanted to give back to the community and be a role model for my son. I’m teaching him that if you have the ability

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Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. and Dow Build Homes for Local Families this Holiday Season

Dow volunteers began work on Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) homes in the Marshall Heights neighborhood of Southeast D.C. today, in partnership with the Alliance to Save Energy, as part of the company’s 2016 commitment to Habitat.

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Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. breaks ground on 12 new affordable homes with $1.3 Million Contribution from Level 2 Development

Next Tuesday, Oct. 11, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) and Level 2 Development (Level 2) will be joined by Mayor Muriel Bowser and community members to celebrate the groundbreaking of 12 new affordable homes in Ivy City.

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Raytheon Sponsors Full Home for Habitat for Humanity

Raytheon Company is donating $100,000 and providing employee volunteers to Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. to build a home for a veteran in the southeast neighborhood of the District. “Raytheon is dedicated to making a difference in the communities

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Wells Fargo and Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. Partner on Special Volunteer Events to Build Affordable Housing

Wells Fargo is partnering with Habitat for Humanity for Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) on a series of special volunteer days this fall to give back to the community and engage their employees in service. At each of these theme build

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Q & A with Erin Green, HYPDC President

  Erin Green works at McCabe World Travel, an agency that helps plan leisure vacations all over the world. Despite her busy schedule, traveling the world, Erin still finds time to volunteer with DC Habitat as the president of Washington,

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Last Information Session of 2015

The October 17 info session will be the last we hold this year. If you wish to sign up for our email list to be notified when we scheduled new sessions in 2016, please email mandy.jansen@dchabitat.org or call 202-882-4600 x200.

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Mayor Bowser Joins DC Habitat and Partner Families for Ivy City 3 Dedication

On September 12, DC Habitat staff, AmeriCorps, volunteers and sponsors came together for a special home dedication ceremony in Northeast DC. We celebrated completion of our third phase of development in the once-blighted Ivy City community. Eleven new homes –

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