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Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

(October 6, 2014) On Saturday, September 20, 2014, Hattiesburg Area Habitat for Humanity and WDAM provided a much needed roof repair for Benjamin Bass of Hattiesburg. Materials were generously donated by the Papelbon family who invited Hattiesburg Habitat to strip a house before they demolished it. Mr. Bass is a valuable member of the Hattiesburg community...

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Freedom Summer 2014

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONDuring the Summer of 1964, student activist from across the country visited Mississippi in a campaign to register as many African Americans as possible to vote. Prior to this summer, African Americans had been excluded from exercising this American right. Activists set up voter registration sites and Freedom Schools to...

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Draw Down! Are you ready?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

  Hattiesburg Area Habitat for Humanity Prepares for TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR DRAW DOWN & Habitat Festival   Hattiesburg, April 11, 2014 – Hattiesburg Area Habitat for Humanity will host its second annual Ten Thousand Dollar Draw Down at its first annual Habitat Festival May 17, 2014 from 2:00-10:00 pm at the Walthall Center on the corner of...

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Meet the Stevens family…

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in Featured | 0 comments

The Stevens family is ready to call McInnis Street “home”. A full time employee of Wesley Medical Center, Ms. Stevens has been in the Habitat program since December 2010. The Stevens family lost their apartmentand most of their belongings  in the February 10th tornado. Habitat has worked with our community partners to meet the immediate needs...

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Meet the Lewis Family!

Meet the Lewis Family!

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Featured | 0 comments

We asked Selena to tell us what being a homeowner means to her. This is what she said! “Growing up in New Orleans, LA life was never easy.  But with the strength of God, my challenges became obstacles that I overcame.  Experiencing Katrina and Rita, I know what it is like to have no home at all.  So applying for Habitat was the best and only way I...

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