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Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to helping low-income people realize their dreams of homeownership. See how we're making a difference.

Like any other muscle, a brain needs to be exercised, stretched and challenged to stay strong. Check out these cool tricks you can practice to exercise your brain and build mental muscle.

Caring for animals is an important part of living an altruistic lifestyle. Today we explore how you can live more altruistically with the animals in your day-to-day life.

Due to COVID-19 we have had to adjust both of our spring fundraisers! And both are going virtual - our Daniels & Daniels Women Build and our Habitat Homefront Flea Market Flip Auction. We also are excited to announce our ReStore is beginning phase one of our re-opening.

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to fight loneliness while still regarding social distancing.

When things are busy, wellness often takes a backseat to our presumed priorities. Check out a few ways to bring your personal health back to the forefront of your life.

When you support Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne, you are really supporting the essential people in our community who are helping the rest of us make our way through this pandemic - the health care workers, the grocery store clerks, the child care givers and many more. These are our Habitat Homeowner Heroes.

Volunteering and serving doesn’t have to be challenging when you use your talents to support others. Identify your talents, ask for support and find an organization where you can use your strengths to give back.

If you want to get involved this International Pay It Forward Day, check out these quarantine-friendly ways to pay it forward.

For the fourth April in a row, Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the nation and world are striving to bring awareness to the idea that Home is the Key to a better future.

These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world. Let’s explore each of them more in depth.

Poetry is a cultural art form that combines both the beauty of literature and an artistic sense of musicality. Here are a few ways to get involved this National Poetry Month.

Many of us are fortunate that as we are told to shelter-in-place, we have safe, stable & decent places to call home. Not everybody has that. But with your help, Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne is committed to changing that in Wayne County.

Meditation is powerful. If you’re still unsure whether or not the practice is worth trying, check out these top benefits of meditation and consider how they can help improve your life.

When bad things happen, how do we act individually, and how can we come together as a society? How can we be kind in times of darkness?

The Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne ReStore at 124 E. Mulberry St. will close for shopping at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, in order to help protect the safety and health of our customers, donors, volunteers and employees. We hope to re-open on Wednesday, April 1 at 10 a.m. but will monitor this ongoing coronavirus situation to determine if that will be possible. The office and construction will operate on a slightly limited basis. Call 919-736-9592 for information.

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne is keeping operations as normal as possible for now, albeit with more hand washing and sanitation procedures in effect. We have postponed several events, though, including the Habitat Flea Market Flip. Before the world turned upside down, though, we were excited to making great progress on our newest property at 821 Luther Drive.

Whether it’s a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you but positively influences you as well.

Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.

Did you know you can give back by supporting small businesses? Here are some hows, whys and benefits of supporting small businesses for your altruistic lifestyle.

Habitat is excited to partner with Lowe's for a special International Women Build Day event on Friday, March 6. Also on Friday, March 6, we will hold a special Blessing the Build Ceremony at 821 Luther Drive at 8 am. Join us!

If you want your child to start on the right path, help them get involved in their community and start volunteering today.

You can give the most lovely Valentine’s Day gift by giving back to your community. Check out 14 altruistic ways to celebrate this special day.

Habitat dedicates 81st new home and says congratulations to the McKinney Family as they prepare to move into their new home!

We are excited to be able to invite everyone to join us for the McKinney Family Home Dedication!

Our words are powerful and should be handled with respect. Because they can impact others, choose yours wisely with these helpful tips.