Our Stories


Every day, our ReStore team supports our mission of building homes, communities, and hope through the power of teamwork. Savannah, who runs our ReStore Call Center, not only embodies our mission but serves as the first voice that many of our donors hear when reaching out to Habitat Chesapeake. 

Yvangela is one of our newest homeowners whose story shows how much your life can transform with faith in God, belief in yourself, and the determination to rewrite the narrative. Read her incredible story and celebrate the many faces of our homeowners with us!

When most people think about Habitat for Humanity, they do not often think about the hard-working individuals and families working diligently behind the scenes to meet the demands of our homeownership program. Meet a few of our homeowners and celebrate the many faces of Habitat Chesapeake with us!

We are incredibly proud to announce the graduation of our 2021 HabiCorps Workforce trainees! On a warm August evening, graduates celebrated in style with their friends and family as they looked to the future with new skills. 

As part of our celebration of the many faces of Habitat, we want to highlight several of the hard-working individuals who have partnered with Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake’s HabiCorps program, like Star.

On Friday, October 15, 2020, Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake held a ceremonial groundbreaking in the North Baltimore neighborhood of Woodbourne- McCabe. The project will be undertaken in cooperation with Harkins Builders, Inc. 

This summer, missions melded as Habitat Chesapeake crossed paths with one of the nation’s top-ranking medical centers, The Johns Hopkins Hospital in a partnership to build affordable housing and to promote affordable homeownership.

Honoring the Heart of the Home on Mother’s Day

A special note from our Chief Advancement Officer, Gregg Mitchell honoring mother’s and those who stand in place of mothers and offer embrace of love, support and guidance: aunts, in-laws, grandparents, teachers, guidance counselors, spiritual counselors, social service professionals and others who offering mothering love.

We’re Still Serving – Leading Families on the Path to Homeownership

Connections with our community, volunteers and homebuyer is an inherent aspect of what we do on a daily basis. Through our mission, we partner with families to educate them on long-term investments, rally alongside volunteers to build homes, and cheer on homebuyers as they accept the keys to their first home.

Home is where the ❤️ is – Welcome Home Dalena

When Dalena escorted her two young daughters to their new rooms on dedication day, the excitement in the air was contagious. With the climb of each step, the anticipation arose, not just for the girls, but for their mother as well.

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