Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas and First Electric Cooperative teamed up on Saturday, November 5, to Rock the Block in Jacksonville. Rock the Block is a part of Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas's Neighborhood Revitalization program that expands the Habitat mission to make sure everyone has a decent place to live. First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville sponsored the event also performed energy audits on the focus area homes.
Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas, the United States Green Building Council and THV11 worked together on October 22, 2016 to build the affiliate’s first “Tiny House” as part of the THV11's day of service, Make a Difference Day. Future homeowner Raymond Donaldson, an active member of First Assembly North Little Rock, worked alongside donors and volunteers to raise the interior and exterior walls of his home. The wall-raising took 95 volunteers about three hours to complete. The home is schedule to be complete in early 2017. Click here to read more!
Habitat for Humanity of Central held its 7th Annual ReStore & After fundraising event on September 15, 2016 at Embassy Suites Hotel. Presented by Bank of the Ozarks, guests came to support Habitat’s mission to build strength, stability and self-reliance in Central Arkansas by bidding on upcycled home décor items.
Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas CEO Bill Plunkett said, “ReStore & After is a unique way for us to demonstrate not only recycling, but we also hope it helps us fulfill our vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We were honored to have longtime Habitat supporters Bank of the Ozarks present the event.”
Our volunteers make Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas the vibrant, loving force that it is, and we are so thankful to count Wes McHan as one of those dedicated volunteers.
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U.S. Representative French Hill (AR-2) today joined representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), Bank of the Ozarks, and Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas for a wall-raising event and to celebrate $347,000 in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants that have been awarded to Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas over the past seven years. Click here to read more!
Longtime Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas board member and volunteer Jeff Hearne talks about neighbors, community service, and his RV in our Board Member Spotlight Q&A! Click here to read.
A family fun Habitat for Humanity Rock the Block held Saturday, July 16 mobilized hundreds of volunteers to repair homes in the North Little Rock neighborhood Baring Cross. A water carnival was held for attending kids, at which North Little Rock Police Officer Tommy Norman sat in a dunk tank. Kids took turns dunking the beloved police officer, and then took turns dunking each other. A waterslide also helped cool off the kids who had been working hard in the July heat to help their neighbors. The Salvation Army, Baring Cross Neighborhood Association, Pleasant Valley Church of Christ, also joined hundreds of volunteers who gathered to build strength, stability, and self-reliance in the North Little Rock neighborhood.
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Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas, CHI St. Vincent, and new Habitat for Humanity homeowner Monique Reneau gathered for a traditional home dedication ceremony on Friday, July 8. Fully sponsored by CHI St. Vincent, construction on the home began in October 2015 and was completed in June of 2016. Ms. Reneau and her sons participated in the celebration, cutting the ribbon for the home and thanking donors and volunteers for their help. Habitat CEO Bill Plunkett led the ceremony and presented Ms. Reneau with a Bible, Arkansas Foodbank stocked her pantry with healthy food, and Telcoe Federal Credit Union provided housewarming gifts. Click here to read more!
Bank of the Ozarks is the proud presenting sponsor for "ReStore & After 2016", Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas's annual fundraising event to be held September 15, 2016. Click here to learn more!
Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas and area builders completed work on a local family's home during Habitat for Humanity's nationwide "Home Builders Blitz". During the week of June 6-10, professional homebuilders from across the country came together to help nearly 250 families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. In Little Rock, Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas partnered with Mickey and Debra Basinger to build their first home. To learn more about the Basinger family and the local sponsors who helped build their dream home, click here!
Home Builders Blitz 2016 is June 6-10
To learn how you or your company can be part of Home Builders Blitz and help a local family build the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to create a better life for themselves, click here!
Tiffany Lepard recently talked with us about her process of building an adorable Kid's Kitchen! We know the lucky recipient is thrilled!
The rain didn't stop us from raising the walls to Miranda Stewarts home with the help of One Church volunteers!