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  • Every Family

    Every family needs to feel the confidence that comes from a stable home.
    Families all over the world vary in their size and how they fit together. Regardless of how they became a family, Habitat for Humanity believes that every family deserves a safe place to call home. A place to laugh, a place to grow, a place to love. Our homeownership program provides that opportunity to families looking to flourish in their new surroundings. With a bit of determination and hard work, you too can own a home.

  • Every volunteer can advocate and help more families build strength, stability, and independence.
    Volunteers, partners, and donors are the backbone of our organization. Without people like you, the reality of owning a home would be a distant dream for many of the families we help every day. Even if you’ve never used a hammer before, you can help play a crucial role in our worthwhile and rewarding endeavor to build homes for families looking to improve their living conditions as well as their overall life. Take a moment to think about how you can be the difference maker in someone else’s life by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.

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  • Every Repair

    Every repair helps us reach our goal to keep families dry, warm, safe, and secure.
    The Habitat Repairs! program keeps elderly, disabled, and low-income homeowners in their homes by identifying and addressing critical home repair needs. The overall goal of the program is to keep families dry, warm, safe, and secure. Be on the lookout for our Home Repairs van as we seek to help our families and revitalize our community.

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About Us
What We Do

Founded in 1985, Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley is a non-profit, Christian-based community organization dedicated to building, renovating, and repairing safe, decent, and affordable housing for hard-working, low-income families in our community.  We build houses through partnerships with diverse segments of the community--churches and temples, businesses and individuals, service clubs and foundations.  Thanks to this support from the community, Habitat has built over 165 houses in Catawba County.

 

  • Mitzi

    Executive Director

  • Karla

    ReStore Volunteer

  • Shirley

    Volunteer

  • Derek

    Construction Manager

Our Stories
Meet Our Homeowners

Our homeowners each have a story to tell. Many of them have struggled during their lives, but are looking to get back on the path to a stable family life by educating themselves, putting in some hard work, and helping to create a safe and stable home for their entire family. Our homeowners are truly admirable people. The faith and love that they pour into their home during our homeownership process is amazing. Click the button below to read more about our homeowners.

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Latest News

Mitsubishi Electric Publishes New Case Study Focusing on Habitat's Northstone Subdivision

Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley (Habitat Catawba), Hickory, North Carolina, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building affordable housing for low-income families within their local community. In recent years, the organization developed the idea to build an 18-unit community in Northeast Hickory to provide energy-efficient homes for Habitat families and market-rate residential buyers

Click here to view and download the full case study.

Villanova University Spring Service Break Recap

Last month, sixteen college freshmen from Villanova University spent their spring break week working on Habitat Catawba Valley’s new home construction and Habitat Repairs!  While they were here, they also participated in fun activities and had the opportunity to get to know our community better.  

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Strength

Strength

A Habitat home is a strong foundation for a family, an opportunity on which they can build a better life. Strong and stable homes help build strong and stable communities.

Stability

Stability

A Habitat home is a stabilizing force for a family. Better, affordable living conditions lead to improved health, stronger childhood development and the ability — and financial flexibility — to make forward-looking choices.

Self-Reliance

Self-Reliance

Through shelter, we empower. A decent place to live and an affordable mortgage help homeowners save more, invest in education, pursue opportunity and have more financial stability.

Partners

  • Lowes
  • Valspar
  • Whirlpool
  • State Employees Credit Union
  • Wells Fargo
  • Von Drehle, Inc.
  • McCreary Modern
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Dow
  • Home Depot
  • Yale
  • E.R. Carpenter Foundation
  • George Foundation
  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Catawba Valley Community Foundation
  • CertainTeed
  • Hunter Douglas
  • Square D
  • Piedmont Natural Gas
  • Mitsubishi
  • Panasonic