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Habitat for Humanity prepping for annual fund-raising gala

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity Home for Homes Ball has raised more than half a million dollars for the non-profit in its first five years.


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Viewpoints looks at Staunton Augusta Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity

Staunton Augusta Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity executive director Lance Barton joins Viewpoints to talk about the non-profit’s efforts to boost home ownership in the Greater Augusta region.


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Habitat for Humanity gala celebrates sixth year

SAW Habitat for Humanity’s Hope for Homes Gala & Ball committee planners have arranged an an exceptional evening.


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Habitat for Humanity sponsoring Community Health Fair

Staunton Augusta Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring the seventh Community Health Fair on Saturday in Staunton.


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Care-A-Vanners arrive in Waynesboro to help Habitat for Humanity

Groups of RV missionaries are in Waynesboro to help SAW Habitat for Humanity bring their 70th home under dry.


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Bridgewater College students volunteer with Habitat over spring break

A group of Bridgewater College students will spend spring break volunteering as construction workers with Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge Spring Break 2016.


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Habitat for Humanity announces Veteran’s Build

Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity has announced a Veteran’s Build and is now reaching out to veterans and their families to take applications for this special project.


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Snow emergency causes reset of Habitat for Humanity Gala

Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity is moving its annual winter gala to another date due to the forecast snow storm.


Habitat for Humanity Gala celebrates five years

Members of SAW Habitat for Humanity’s Board of Directors and Advisors have planned an extraordinary evening at the historic Stonewall Jackson Hotel.


Bridgewater College students share carpentry skills with Habitat over spring break

A group of Bridgewater College students and a faculty member will trade suntan lotion and swim suits for hammers and tool belts as they spend spring break volunteering as construction workers with Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge Spring Break 2015.


Virginia Tech green building class benefits area high schools, Habitat for Humanity

In a unique partnership between the Giles County Technology Center, Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley, and a Virginia Tech sustainable biomaterials class, college students developed teaching materials on green building for high schools students.


McAuliffe announces recipients of 2014 Governor’s Public Service Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Thursday announced the recipients of the Governor’s Public Service Awards at an Executive Mansion ceremony honoring seven state employees.


Community Garden Spot to open in Staunton May 17

Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity will hold a dedication ceremony on Saturday, May 17, at 2 p.m. at 815 Heydenreich Street in Staunton marking the opening of the Burress Community Garden.


Bridgewater College students to Work with Habitat for Humanity in Florida over spring break

A group of Bridgewater College students and two staff members will travel to Florida over spring break – not to spend all their time at the beach – but to volunteer as construction workers with Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge Spring Break 2014.


SAW Habitat Hope for Homes Gala chairs announced

Planning for the third annual Hope for Homes benefit is underway for the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity. The date for the 2014 Gala has been set for January 25, 2014 and will be held in the Shenandoah Ballroom of the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton. The benefit will join community leaders, benefactors, sponsors and philanthropists in an evening to raise funds and awareness of the local Habitat for Humanity program.


Habitat for Humanity to host spring cleaning Earth Day event

April 20th, the Habitat ReStore will host a “Spring Cleaning” event from 8am-2pm. The event will highlight a special outdoor sidewalk area, where customers may purchase items by giving a donation. Meanwhile, we will be renovating the interior of the store with the help of Mary Baldwin College and James Madison University students. Light refreshments will be offered. All proceeds from the event will go toward building and repairing homes in our area.


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Cinderella Prom Project celebrates 10th year of service

Area high school seniors and juniors who need a little “fairy godmother” help to attend their high school prom in proper attire, will get it thanks to the year round efforts of a group of volunteers, generous donors, caring stylists, and the management at the Staunton Mall.


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Radiothon to raise funds for Habitat mission work

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity is holding a Radiothon March 11th, 12th, and 13th from 7 to 10 a.m. thanks to Clear Channel Communications and Kris Neal’s Country Club morning radio show.


Habitat gala celebrates 20 years

You won’t want to miss an extraordinary evening at the historic Stonewall Jackson Hotel and the first opportunity to hear “The Royal Virginias” that will be in Staunton to help SAW Habitat for Humanity raise funds to build hope, help and homes.


Alternative holiday giving: An unusual gift to SAW Habitat

Dennis Stepp of ProSure Insurance in Staunton delivers an unusual Christmas gift to SAW Habitat Executive Director Rhonda Howdyshell. The staff at ProSure Insurance decided to make donations to SAW Habitat instead of giving each other Christmas gifts. SAW Habitat has been doing honorary alternative holiday cards with local churches and individuals for many years, but this marks the first alternative business Christmas gift program.


Habitat shows appreciation

Misty Kyle, assistant service manager for Paul Obaugh Ford in Staunton, receives an award of appreciation from Habitat for Humanity ReStore Chair Charlie Frankfort.  Frankfort shows service manager Jeff Norder the hand-made card that volunteers at the ReStore designed to show their appreciation to the auto technicians and the service department for giving Habitat’s trusty […]


Lead gift builds strong foundation

SAW Habitat for Humanity announced today the largest gift given and 100 percent participation from the organization’s Board of Directors for the “What Will You Build” campaign that started today. The challenge gift – just over $100,000 – was given by Tom Montgomery,  chairman of the board of SAW Habitat for Humanity and CEO of […]


$100K matching gift creates an opportunity to build a Habitat dream development

Raymond Reed, a long-time resident of Waynesboro, project manager and supporter of Staunton–Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity, passed away last March.  But his dream to create housing for working poor families didn’t because he and his wife, Peggy Reed, share the same vision. At a recent volunteer dinner Peggy Reed was recognized for her work stepping […]


Habitat truck saved from scrap heap

SAW Habitat for Humanity thought they were out of luck on a Chevy truck that had been driven too hot and was destined for the scrap heap. But thanks to master mechanics at Elliott Automotive in Staunton, that truck will once again be able to do local pickups for Habitat’s ReStore, keeping tons of other […]


Erie Insurance presents donation to Habitat

John Lasher, vice president and claims manager for Erie Insurance presents Rhonda Howdyshell, executive director of Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat, with a contribution of $1,000.00 on behalf of the employees at the Waynesboro office. Erie Insurance employees throughout their service area have designated over $110,000 to help Habitat for Humanity build homes, lives and communities. Waynesboro staff […]


Habitat honors local volunteers

Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity’s Hope for Homes Gala honored Fund Tom Montgomery, owner of Old Colony Construction in Staunton, for more than 14 years of outstanding service in philanthropy. Montgomery noted that he enjoyed supporting Habitat and his other causes because it was more fulfilling to give during his lifetime and see the benefit firsthand. […]