Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore InStore Silent Auction for the month of October is open until noon Thursday, Oct. 29. The theme for this third month special InStore auction has a definite Asian flair with a number of items featuring Chinese and Japanese art or Asian inspired designs. There is no charge to register as a Bidder for one or the 17 items selected for this month’s InStore Auction displayed in a separate room at the ReStore, located at 930 Pollock Street in New Bern. Store hours for checking out this month’s Auction, and to place bids, are Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Wednesdays through Saturdays,Read More →

The second monthly Habitat for Humanity ReStore InStore Silent Auction opened on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. and will close on Saturday, Sept. 26 at noon. This month’s auction features a water connection for many of the items presented.  There is no charge to register as a Bidder for one or more of the 19 items selected for this month’s Auction that are being displayed in a separate room at the ReStore, located at 930 Pollock St. in New Bern. Store hours for checking out the InStore Auction, and placing bids, are Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Wednesdays through Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. “Our firstRead More →

On Aug. 3, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, located at 930 Pollock Street in New Bern, introduced its first monthly ReStore InStore Silent Auction. This Friday, Aug. 28, is the last day to record bids on one or more of 18 distinctive items displayed in a special room for inspection. Those with winning bids will be called after this weekend and will have two days to stop by the ReStore to pay, with up to five days to pick up items. “This first month of our monthly InStore Silent Auction event has brought some new faces into the ReStore and we’ve had a chance toRead More →

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore, located at 930 Pollock St. in New Bern, is introducing a fun and special opportunity for shoppers to find some special and unusual items at its first ReStore InStore Silent Auction beginning on Aug. 1. “Our ReStore Committee has come up with this creative way to feature some vintage, collectable, and unique items that deserve more attention than just being placed on our sales floor,” said Evelyn Richards, ReStore Manager. “We plan to offer a monthly InStore Silent Auction in a separate room to display up to 20 pieces that set them apart from our regular inventory. Each month thereRead More →

The Habitat for Humanity of Craven County ReStore Fundraising Auction, originally scheduled for Friday, May 15, 2020, at the New Bern Elks Lodge on Pinetree Drive, has been rescheduled to Friday, September 18, 2020. This annual fundraising event will help support our vision — A world where everyone has a decent place to live. This event will feature antiques, collectibles, merchandise donations from local businesses, and DIY Projects created by local community members for auction. Doors open at 5 p.m. with the auction beginning at 6:30 p.m. “Over our 31 years of building affordable homes and repairing homes in Craven County, we have served moreRead More →

Dear Habitat for Humanity supporter, I am writing to provide an update about the measures Habitat for Humanity of Craven County is taking to protect our staff, volunteers and the people we serve during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. These measures are based on guidance from Habitat for Humanity International and local, state and national public health authorities. We are continually monitoring the situation, and our approach may change as new guidance is provided. Given the current circumstances in our area, our builds and repair work will continue. In addition, our ReStore will remain open. We will send out additional updates as conditions change. While weRead More →

Habitat for Humanity of Craven County committed to repairing 44 homes in the wake of Hurricane Florence and the unparalleled damages that struck our community through the neighborhood revitalization program. To date 22 homes have been completed in Craven and Jones County. We are honored to have an opportunity to partner with families who are still trying to recover from Hurricane Florence. As a result of partnering, these families who had no other means or support to repair their homes are now in safe, healthy housing. Habitat for Humanity of Craven County is proud to announce the recent completion of four homes through the program. Homeowners in Duffyfield, Sunnyside and western CravenRead More →

Tried By Fire, Inc. invites women, and supportive men, to participate in a special “Make A Difference Day” on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at 524 Roundtree Street in New Bern. The morning will be focused on clearing out debris and overgrown vegetation at the future site of “My Sister’s House.” My Sister’s House will provide affordable and supportive transitional housing for up to six women coming out of prison. A safe, decent and affordable home is essential for human survival and dignity. Upon release from prison, women have identified housing as one of their most urgent needs to meet the challengesRead More →

Block Party to make it all happen—Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 in Vanceboro The Craven Resource Council was forged with four primary goals in mind Building relationships between community residents and partner stakeholders. Raising awareness about community resources. Identifying and addressing resource gaps Maximizing the reach of partner agencies. The council is the result of a collaborative relationship between Habitat for Humanity of Craven County, Twin Rivers Opportunity, and Vision Forward and has since expanded to include other non-profit groups, City and County agencies, and other organizations. The Craven Resource Council will host their second community focused event on Saturday, Feb. 29, in Vanceboro, at theRead More →

The Craven Resource Council was forged with 4 primary goals in mind: building relationships between community residents and partner stakeholders, raising awareness about community resources, identifying and addressing resource gaps, and maximizing the reach of partner agencies. The council is the result of a collaborative relationship between Habitat for Humanity of Craven County, Twin Rivers Opportunity, and Vision Forward and has since expanded to include other non-profit groups, City and County agencies, and other organizations. The Craven Resource Council will host the first of many community focused events on Saturday, November 2, at the Jasper G. Hayes Omega Center, located at 800 Cedar St., NewRead More →