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Valdosta Habitat House Underway on Monroe Street
WCTV
Published May 21, 2011
VALDOSTA —
Several Leadership Lowndes members spent the morning framing a home at 612 Monroe Street. Also participating were volunteers from Moody AFB, VSU and Lowndes High School.

Celebration Honors Emancipation Proclamation
Valdosta Daily Times
Published January 2, 2011
VALDOSTA —
Community members gathered Saturday at Crossing Jordan Baptist Church to hear a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation as part of the kickoff event honoring Winnersville’s 26th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.

Hammering for Humanity
Valdosta Daily Times
Published May 5, 2010
VALDOSTA —
A group of Valdosta women worked through blood, sweat and tears Wednesday in support of Habitat for Humanity.

Students Help Habitat for Humanity
Published March 18, 2010
VALDOSTA —
Some 23 students from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island spent the past week constructing a home at 609 Cypress Street. The students arrived in Valdosta Sunday for a Valdosta-Lowndes County Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge.

Blazers Build A Home
Valdosta Daily Times
Published: January 23, 2010
Valdosta State University baseball players work at putting up walls at the Habitat for Humanity Blazer Build Saturday. For more photos from the Blazer Build, see Tuesday's edition of The Valdosta Daily Times.

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down.
Valdosta Daily Times
Published December 26, 2009
THUMBS UP: To area churches, volunteers and, of course, Habitat for Humanity, for helping two families realize their dream of home ownership. India Bell and Ana Lopez both closed on their new homes in time to celebrate the holiday season. The mothers said they are grateful for the opportunity to move their children into safe, clean homes and good neighborhoods.

A Home for the Holidays
Valdosta Daily Times
Published December 23, 2009
VALDOSTA —
Both India Bell and Ana Lopez will celebrate Christmas in their new homes on Friday. The houses, located at 203 and 205 Perkins Lane, were started during a Building on Faith Week, an annual celebration of God’s love during which the local Habitat for Humanity and its church partners host building events.

Home Builder Association Holds Reverse Raffle
Valdosta Daily Times
Published December 01, 2009
The Valdosta Home Builders Association will hold its fourth annual reverse raffle and auction Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 2309 Highway 84.Proceeds from the event will benefit The Haven, Valdosta-Lowndes County Habitat for Humanity and the Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center, said HBA Director Jill Pope.

'Messiah' Tradition Continues
Valdosta Daily Times
Published November 23, 2009
VALDOSTA — Three churches and the Valdosta Symphony Chorus have teamed again to present the annual holiday tradition of performing the Christmas portion of George Frideric Handel’s classic “Messiah.”

Making Dreams Come True
Valdosta Daily Times
Published November 21, 2009
VALDOSTA — Helping a family realize its dream of owning a home will be the goal of Lowndes High School students in the spring. The senior class kicked off a community service project to build a house for Habitat for Humanity on Nov. 10.

Building on Faith
Valdosta Daily Times
Published November 15, 2009
VALDOSTA — Volunteers from eight area churches pitched in to help finish two new Habitat for Humanity homes at 203 and 205 Perkins Lane. Approximately 70 volunteers turned out on a sunny, clear Saturday to work on the two homes as a part of Building on Faith Week.

 Lowndes BOE Member Suggests Working with Habitat
Valdosta Daily Times
Published November 15, 2009
VALDOSTA — The Lowndes County School System may eventually have a community service project that incorporates the entire system. At Monday's work session at Moulton Branch Elementary School, Jason Wisenbaker, District 4, related a story he has heard at a recent Rotary meeting.

Fair to focus on affordable housing
Valdosta Daily Times
Opening doors for potential homeowners is the purpose of a weekend housing fair. The Housing Resource Fair is being hosted from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday by Housing Resource Solutions and the Lowndes County branch of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Office. The fair will be held at the Lowndes County Civic Center, 2102 E. Hill Ave. 

Habitat hosts Women Build Week
Valdosta Daily Times
Valdosta, GA May 2, 2009 – In the days leading up to Mother’s Day, 175 construction crews of women volunteers across the country will be pounding nails and raising walls at Habitat construction sites across the country in recognition of National Women Build Week, May 2 - 10. Today, in Valdosta, local women volunteers will be manning tools and building materials, working on a family’s new home.

A big birthday gift
Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Volunteers and staff with the Valdosta-Lowndes County Habitat for Humanity broke ground on a home for a longtime friend of the Valdosta community Friday. The house, located at 405 S. Lee St., is expected to be complete in mid-May, which will serve as a birthday present for the home’s new owners, Hoyt and Elizabeth Redding.

Founder of Habitat for Humanity dies
Americus Times Recorder
Millard Fuller, founder of Habitat for Humanity and The Fuller Center for Housing is dead at age 74. Fuller died about 3 a.m. Tuesday after being taken to the emergency room at Sumter Regional Hospital East.

Dog kennels donated
Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — In the spirit of Sammie, a stray dog who often wanders along Norman Drive, the Valdosta-Lowndes County Habitat for Humanity recently donated portable dog kennels to the Humane Society of Valdosta/Lowndes County and Lowndes County Animal Shelter.

A home for the holidays
Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Two families received an early Christmas present Monday. Valdosta-Lowndes County Habitat for Humanity officials turned over the keys to homes located on Troup Street and Webster Street to their respective families.

 

 

Valdosta-Lowndes County Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
2010 East Cypress Street, Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 229.245.1330, Fax: 229.245.1339

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