Have you ever seen a home framed in three days? That is exactly what the great folks at J.M. Cope accomplished. Thank you to Andrew Cope and Stephen Pharr for your leadership and support. We are grateful to the team of talented and dedicated associates who hammered, sawed and erected our 2017 Builders Blitz home. Thank you for your amazing support!
Annually, we award the Golden Hammer to all volunteers who have contributed 100 hours or more of volunteer service.
Listed are the Golden Hammer volunteers with the number of hours that they volunteered during 2016.
No matter how many hours you are able to volunteer - every volunteer makes a difference!
Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo team up to improve a veteran’s homes in
Paradise Neighborhood of Fort Mill, SC
Project supports national efforts to improve 100 homes with veterans across the country
York County, SC – June 13, 2017 – Habitat for Humanity of York County and Wells Fargo will joined forces on June 13 as part of national efforts to improve 100 homes alongside veterans.
More than 30 Wells Fargo associates painted, landscaped and completed other home repairs for three veteran families.
Matthew Desmond’s findings when researching his bestselling and acclaimed book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, surprised even him.
Among them: the sheer numbers of families being turned out of their homes; the high cost of shoddy apartments in the poorest neighborhoods; the extent of the physical and emotional toll on families, most of them women with children.
The effects of those trends go far beyond inadequate shelter, Desmond says. “I think that whatever we care about — whatever is our issue that keeps us up at night — a lack of affordable housing is going to be somewhere at the center of it.”
York County, SC (February 17, 2017) – Publix Super Markets Charities contributed $80,000 to Habitat for Humanity of York County to build an affordable home in partnership with a homebuyer in need of decent and affordable housing. Publix’s associates will partner with Meka and raise the walls of the first of four homes to be built by York County Habitat in 2017. Additionally, the affiliate will complete 40+ home repair projects as well.