Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore InStore Silent Auction for the month of January is now open at 930 Pollock St. and will close on Thursday, Jan. 28 at noon. There are items this month with starting bids ranging from $25 for a fused glass plate to $300 for a framed oil painting depicting a Paris street scene. Also featured this month are two bronze sculptures, a Japanese three-panel screen, a Baker’s kitchen rack, and some Coca-Cola collectibles. “We’ve added something a little different to keep things interesting,” said Evelyn Richards, ReStore Manager. “We have a number of items that are not listed as part of ourRead More →

Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore InStore Silent Auction for the month of December is open until noon on Dec. 22. “This month features a number of local artists and we are hoping that these wonderful pieces will find their way into local homes over the holiday season,” said Evelyn Richards, ReStore Manager. Artists have donated their original works in a variety of media, including prints, watercolors, oils, and drawings. Other pieces have come from donations made to the ReStore that fit this month’s theme featuring art items. Starting bids for this month’s 16 items range from $15 to $150, so there is something in everyone’s priceRead More →

Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore InStore Silent Auction for the month of November opens on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. and will close on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at noon. Stained glass and other art glass items are featured for this monthly InStore auction although there are also several other interesting bits and pieces to bid on. A handmade reversible lab quilt, a Norman Rockwell print of Main Street at Christmas, Sakura Santa dinnerware for 12, the Franklin Mint’s Classical Music Album Set, and a rustic antique two door cabinet with a ceramic inlaid border are also competing for this month’s attention. Starting bids for thisRead More →

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 →