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WOFFORD NEWSROOM VIDEO: Interim | Habitat for Humanity

WOFFORD NEWSROOM VIDEO: Interim | Habitat for Humanity - April 29th 2022

During the January Interim, Wofford College students helped Habitat for Humanity build two houses in Spartanburg, South Carolina. In 2023, they’re going for three and you can be a part of it! Wofford College, where thought leads to community service. read more


WSPA VIDEO: Women in Construction

WSPA VIDEO: Women in Construction - March 7th 2022

Megan is finding out how Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg is empowering women one construction project at at time. read more


WOFFORD NEWSROOM: Under Construction

WOFFORD NEWSROOM: Under Construction - February 3rd 2022

Isa Ortiz Calzada ’24 never had a doubt about the Interim experience she wanted this year. Calzada, an international affairs and French double major from Greenville, South Carolina, selected “Build an Affordable House - Save the Environment - Transform a Community.” She spent January helping Habitat for Humanity build two houses in Spartanburg County. read more


POST AND COURIER: $90K in donations boosts Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg homebuilding

POST AND COURIER: $90K in donations boosts Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg homebuilding - October 27th 2021

Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg received more than $90,000 in September and October. The organization received $40,000 from Bank of America, enough to fund half of a home that is expected to be built in the fall of 2022. Habitat budgets an average of $80,000 for every home it builds. More than $50,000 was also raised during the annual Billy L. Painter Memorial Golf Tournament. read more


GOUPSTATE PHOTO GALLERY: Former NFL star Warrick Dunn surprises Drayton family

GOUPSTATE PHOTO GALLERY: Former NFL star Warrick Dunn surprises Drayton family - August 4th 2020

Former NFL star Warrick Dunn surprised a family by fully furnishing their new Habitat for Humanity home, in Spartanburg, Tuesday morning, August 4, 2020. The new Habitat family signed closing papers and moved into their new Habitat home, located in the Drayton community, Tuesday. read more


GOUPSTATE: Former NFL star Warrick Dunn furnishes Spartanburg family's Habitat for Humanity home

GOUPSTATE: Former NFL star Warrick Dunn furnishes Spartanburg family's Habitat for Humanity home - August 4th 2020

A Habitat homeowner wiped away a tear and placed her hand on the shoulder of her 13-year-old son as former NFL star turned philanthropist Warrick Dunn prepared to hand her the key to her new home on Tuesday. She became the latest recipient of a new house through Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg and received an enormous surprise when learning she was the first South Carolina resident to receive an additional gift through Warrick Dunn Charities. read more


Habitat Spartanburg Earns Charity Navigator’s Coveted 4-Star Rating

Habitat Spartanburg Earns Charity Navigator’s Coveted 4-Star Rating - October 3rd 2019

Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg’s strong financial health and commitment to transparency and accountability have earned Charity Navigator’s highest rating of four stars for the fourth consecutive year. Charity Navigator is America’s largest independent charity evaluator. read more


GAFFNEY LEDGER: RAISING THE WALL

GAFFNEY LEDGER: RAISING THE WALL - September 30th 2019

Habitat for Humanity Spartanburg and Cherokee affiliates held a wall raising ceremony Thursday for a collaborative build effort taking place in Chesnee, S.C. The partnership is the first of its kind between Spartanburg and Cherokee. The home is being funded by the J.M. Smith Foundation, BMW, Broad River Electric Charities, United Way of the Piedmont and the Timken Foundation. read more

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