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July 2021 Community Builder

July 2021 Community Builder

After months of preparation, our annual Birdhouse Challenge took place on May 11 at FirstEnergy Stadium, and the event yielded outstanding results! With profits made through the auction of unique birdhouses, the excitement of our liquor pool, and the generosity of our...

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April 2021 Community Builder

April 2021 Community Builder

“When I walked in, I got chills,” said Mayor Eddie Moran, commenting on the completed space. As part of our work of helping local non-profits with construction projects at a reasonable cost, our construction crew removed the old plywood floor and replaced it with...

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January 2021 Community Builder

January 2021 Community Builder

A blessed and joyous New Year to all our friends from all of us at Habitat for Humanity of Berks County! Let us all continue to be safe and remain healthy as we wait for days to be together again. This past year, I learned to expect and embrace change. I also saw even...

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Habitat Berks Seeking Owners for New Homes

Habitat Berks Seeking Owners for New Homes

Habitat for Humanity of Berks County needs owners for new houses to be built in 2021. “We’ll be building four new homes on Miltimore Street beginning early next year,” said Eneida Powell, director of family services for the nonprofit. The organization builds and...

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Habitat Berks ReStore Resumes Donation Pickups

Habitat Berks ReStore Resumes Donation Pickups

The Habitat for Humanity of Berks County ReStore has resumed residential pickups which were halted in March due to the CoronaVirus restrictions. “We are glad to provide this service again to people who wish to donate their quality furniture and household goods and...

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October 2020 Community Builder

October 2020 Community Builder

It’s been a year of change for us all and at Habitat Berks we’ve seen changes in our home office, on West Buttonwood Street, and in our ReStore. At our home office, The Goggleworks remains closed for much of our working day, so visits need to be scheduled in advance....

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July 2020 Community Builder

July 2020 Community Builder

In mid-March, Habitat Berks announced the cancellation of the 5th Annual Birdhouse Challenge, the closure of the ReStore, and the cancellation of subsequent donation pick-ups. Construction was also temporarily suspended and our homeowner education programs shifted to...

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201 Washington Street
Suite 329
Reading, PA 19602

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