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As the federal government reports that the "war on poverty" has been won, other sources say that more people are living in severe poverty today than at any other time in the last 20 years.

Future Habitat homeowners participate in financial education classes that help them develop a solid foundation, often before the building process even begins.

Research from Children’s HealthWatch shows unaffordable and unstable housing not only causes and perpetuates health disparities among individuals, but also balloons healthcare costs in the U.S.

Habitat Moments with Matt - July 2
Habitat Moments with Matt - July 2

Welcome to our new website and why you should check out some of the new options in our donate section - Fastest Hammer Fundraiser & Celebrate with Habitat!

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne Executive Director Matthew Whittle reminds about the Crunch Time Crew, the need for ReStore volunteers, the Volunteer/Donor Engagement Coordinator position and talks about advocating for affordable housing.

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne is looking for volunteers to be members of our crunchtime crew and to come regularly to our ReStore. Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne also is accepting applications for a Volunteer/Donor Engagement Coordinator.

The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is once again turned into a Habitat for Humanity home.

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne Executive Director Matt Whittle provides weekly updates on what's happening with Habitat for Humanity, information about affordable housing issues and what to expect coming up. Check out this edition from June 12 and learn about our Crunch Time Crew, our need for ReStore Volunteers and the new position we're hiring for!

Learn more about Habitat's spiritual father, Clarence Jordan, and the role he played in Habitat's founding - and why the Habitat operational headquarters in Americus, Ga., has been named in his honor.

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne Executive Director Matt Whittle provides weekly updates on what's happening with Habitat for Humanity, information about affordable housing issues and what to expect coming up. Check out this issue from June 4 discussing property acquisition and more.

May was a busy month for Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne. In case you missed our email detailing all the exciting happenings on June 1 you can catch up here!

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne Executive Director Matt Whittle provides weekly updates on what's happening with Habitat for Humanity, information about affordable housing issues and what to expect coming up. Check out this issue from May 29.

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne Executive Director Matt Whittle provides a weekly update about what's happening with Habitat for Humanity and what to be looking forward to.

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne Executive Director Matt Whittle provides weekly updates on what's happening with Habitat for Humanity, information about affordable housing issues and what to expect coming up. Check out this edition from May 14 wrapping up our Women Build 2018.

Wayne Forward, a task force aimed at reducing poverty in Wayne County, has identified four areas of focus -- education, jobs, health and affordable housing -- that need to be addressed to help alleviate or reduce poverty.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Julie Beck brought a secret weapon to Friday's fastest-hammer contest -- an electric hammer. ... The friendly Friday morning competition was part of Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne's 11th annual Women Build at 202 W. Pollock St.

Watch Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne's first ever Fastest Hammer Competition during Women Build 2018 between Wayne County Chamber of Commerce president Kate Daniels and Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce President Julie Beck.

They say if you want to really understand a person you need to walk a mile in their shoes and experience their life. A recent poverty simulation gave the opportunity to do just that.

President Jimmy Carter is possibly Habitat for Humanity's greatest advocate. Read his thoughts about why "service to others is a crucial element in the American character," in this Q&A with Habitat for Humanity.

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne, the Mount Olive Partners for Habitat and the Mount Olive community officially kicked off work on Mount Olive Build 2018, holding a First Nail Ceremony at 202 W. Pollock St., the future home of the Pratt family.

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