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Gazette Gives Back
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Gazette Gives Back

The Gazette offers area citizens the power to give local nonprofits free advertising dollars; Habitat for Humanity is one of them.  Five years ago, The Gazette in Cedar Rapids started a program called The Gazette...

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07 Nov 2018
Marshalltown Recovery
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Marshalltown Recovery

Every year, natural disasters, war and civil unrest displace millions of people around the world from their homes.  Eastern Iowa residents are no strangers to the damage ensued by tornadoes and unprecedented floods. While no...

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17 Sep 2018
A heart for Habitat
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A heart for Habitat

Putting God’s love in action through the work of St. Pius X Catholic Church   Faith-based organizations across our service area are making a significant impact on the work of Habitat each and every day....

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17 Sep 2018
30 Years & Building
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30 Years & Building

On September 12, 1988, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity was formed and legally incorporated. Its mission? To build “decent housing for God’s people in need,” as seen in an archival photo from the nineties. While a...

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12 Sep 2018
Home is the Key 2018
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Home is the Key 2018

We believe that home is the foundation for our lives, and it should provide an atmosphere of contentment and calm where individuals can thrive. Yet for many families in the United States, the concept of...

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29 Mar 2018
Build with us in Nicaragua
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Build with us in Nicaragua

Travel to Nicaragua and help Habitat for Humanity build homes for families in need of safe, decent and affordable shelter. Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity is planning a Global Village trip to Nicaragua Feb. 24–Mar...

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21 Sep 2017
World Habitat Day 2017
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World Habitat Day 2017

More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly took an important step in promoting the idea that everyone deserves a decent place to live by declaring that the first Monday in October would...

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20 Sep 2017
Building on Faith Dedication
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Building on Faith Dedication

Habitat volunteers, staff, board members and community members joined hands on the sunny evening of July 13th, 2017 to dedicate this beautiful home to the Kyubwa-Butoto family. Leonard and his family have been so engaged...

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01 Aug 2017