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Habitat Guatemala

We recently received this thank you letter from Makensie Brown, Development Officer, Hábitat para la Humanidad Guatemala recognizing our donation. I would like to personally thank you for your tithe during the month of February.  Your donation has helped provide families like Carlos and Clementina's with a new home, giving them the gift of an adequate space where they can raise their children.
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Kemp Family – 2017 Brainerd

    “I just want wider hallways & doors” That’s a pretty simple response to the question of what’s needed to serve the Kemp family in their Habitat home. Paul’s in a wheelchair and he wants to be able to move down the hallway without scraping his hands on the walls; he wants to be able to…
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Bower Family – 2017 Park Rapids

“I will have my own bedroom!” April Bower and her two girls, Erika and Courtney are ready and eager to build their Habitat home this year. All three are currently living with April’s dad who has generously opened his home to them but is ready for his space to be his own. When asked what this build…
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Ray Lindberg – 2017 Brainerd

Ray Lindberg, “Papa Ray” “I can’t wait to have warm feet!” That’s a pretty simple request from a pretty amazing man. Ray Lindberg, or “Papa Ray” as he’s known by his 12 grandchildren, is so eager to move out of his cold, drafty trailer home and into a new Habitat for Humanity home with a heated…
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Pick-Up Team Members Needed

We are getting so many calls for donations that we need more folks on our donation pick up team!  We provide the truck and trailer, and an experienced person for you to ride with.  We cover a large area, day by day, responding to calls from folks just like yourself who have furniture to donate…
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ReStore Sales Associates (Volunteers) Needed

We need volunteers to be sales associates for our ReStore, Wednesdays through Saturdays.  No experience necessary! It's fun to be out on the floor, helping customers find what they need for projects, and seeing the new inventory as it arrives! If you can help, please call or email Karen: (218) 454-7020 volcoord@lakesareahabitat.org Thanks!
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Women Build Meeting

There's more to the Women Build than just building in 2018!  Join us as we plan our 2017 events leading up to the build!  Please join us for "strategery!" We'll even feed you if you'll let us know you are coming to the meeting! What:   Women Build 2018 Planning Meeting When:  Thursday, February 16th,…
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Meeting: Annual Dinner & Auction

We're having a planning meeting for our Breezy Point Annual Dinner & Auction on Thursday, February 16th at 9 am at the Habitat office. We'd love to have your input - come on by - we'll have the coffee ready!  
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2017 Family Selection is Complete!

The application process is not easy & it's always difficult to choose the recipients - but three families received very happy phone calls from our Family Services Manager, Tom Hice this week!  Please join us in congratulating: Ray "Papa Ray" Lindberg of Brainerd Paul & Heathyr Kemp of Brainerd Chester - 8 years old Jack…
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Thank you, Electric, Etc.!

Next time you are in our ReStore you may notice that our electrical aisle is quite improved!  Bruce and Greg from Electric, Etc. were in the store on Monday, working like Santa's elves to spiff it up just in time for the holidays.  The two of them generously donated their time and their knowledge to…
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