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In April, Mr. McKenzie called Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity, which serves the areas of Winchester and Clarke, Shenandoah and Frederick counties. As part of its mission, Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity offers a home repair program in addition to its homebuilding program. In partnership with Habitat for Humanity International and Owens Corning, Blue Ridge Habitat was able to provide a new roof for Mr. McKenzie.

Mr. McKenzie is a U.S. Navy Veteran and said he was shocked when he learned he was picked for the Owen Corning Roof Deployment Program in partnership with Habitat for Humanity International and Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity

#HabitatVirginia has just released #BeyondTheHouse, an infographic that shows how Habitat's investments ripple across local economies. This #EconomicAnalysis is very thorough and shows exactly how Habitat's work contributes to local communities beyond the services we provide. If you would like to help support the ripple effect Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity
has in our community, please text BRHFH to 44-321 today!

This week we successfully pitched an exciting #CRA project in during #InvestmentConnection sponsored by the #RichmondFed — all funders interested in learning more about how Keen Aesthetic Awareness Is Driving the Construction of Five Affordable Homes in the City of Winchester, please visit this link to view our full proposal:

The ReStore Associate is responsible for executing the day-to-day operations in a unique, fast-paced home improvement and donation center specializing in the sale of new and donated products at reduced prices to support the mission of the organization - building homes, communities, and hope.

The ReStore Associate will provide excellent customer service by approaching activities with a can-do attitude and will adapt to ever-changing tasks while understanding that every customer, donor, and volunteer are valued and appreciated. Work is performed under the general direction of the ReStore Manager.

Our team has been closely monitoring the escalations surrounding Coronavirus / COVID-19 and we believe now is the time for us to do even more to protect you, our team, Habitat partner families, and the community we all care deeply about. Starting today, we are increasing our efforts to help flatten the curve of this harmful virus in the weeks ahead. Please visit our COVID-19 response(s) and resources for up-to-date information.

Executive Director Matthew Peterson appeared with Barry Lee on WINC FM's Community Corner to discuss Habitat's name change, expansion into Shenandoah County and upcoming events.

Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick-Clarke has changed its name to Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity.
The change, made effective on Monday, was prompted by the local Habitat chapter absorbing the Shenandoah County chapter earlier this year, according to a news release from the organization.

On April 15 a tornado, with winds of more than 130 miles per hour, severely damaged about 140 homes in Amherst County. The executive director of Amherst County’s Habitat for Humanity chapter has taken on the role of coordinator of disaster relief, putting out a call for help and supplies.

The local Habitat for Humanity chapter has received a state grant to support its annual neighborhood revitalization efforts.

On Monday, the Keep Virginia Beautiful environmental organization announced that Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick-Clarke had been selected as one of the recipients in its monthlong 30 Grants in Thirty Days initiative.

Our Partners

  • United Way of NSV
    United Way of NSV
  • Wells Fargo
    Wells Fargo
  • Home Depot
    Home Depot
  • American Woodmark
  • HUD
  • Lowes
  • Melnor
  • Frogale Lumber
    Frogale Lumber