GOUPSTATE PHOTO GALLERY: Habitat for Humanity builds houses on Salem Street
- March 4th 2019
The Spartanburg County Foundation recently donated land in Duncan Park to Habitat for Humanity. Here, Habitat volunteers build two houses on Salem Street similar to the ones that will be built on the donated lot.
GOUPSTATE: 'Denny's Day' volunteers tackles trio of Habitat homes
- October 9th 2018
Toting hammers, hard hats and safety glasses, a small army of Denny’s corporate employees teamed with Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg Tuesday. Starting with just a concrete foundation, volunteers were able to completely frame a brand new Habitat home on Pierpont Avenue, and they contributed strong backs and hands to painting, siding and roofing projects at two other homes on Pierpont and adjoining streets.
GOUPSATE: A safe place to call home
- August 14th 2018
In a few short weeks, Lisa Simmons said she’ll hopefully never have to look over her shoulder again. Simmons, along with her daughter Shakila Crawford, will soon be the owners of a new home courtesy of Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg. The group’s 132nd home — the same one Simmons will call her own — started to take shape in a major way Tuesday morning on Bon Air Avenue.
WSPA: Inman First Baptist building community’s first Habitat home
- June 7th 2018
Inman First Baptist Church members raised the walls Thursday on the first Habitat for Humanity home in the Inman community. The congregation committed to a full sponsorship of $70,000 as a way to reach out to the community and show the love of Jesus Christ, according to Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg.
GOUPSTATE: 'Strength, stability and independence'
- May 11th 2018
Four years ago, when Cindy Johnson — the single mother of three teenage boys — started volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, she never thought that home ownership would be a possibility for her. But Saturday, 17 women from Habitat will be putting the final touches on her new home on Bon Air Avenue, the site of this year’s Women Build Week event.
GOUPSTATE: Pauline-Glenn Springs students leave words of encouragement at Habitat house
- March 20th 2018
Hundreds of Spartanburg County’s youngest learners are playing a major role in the next Habitat for Humanity house to be built in the city of Spartanburg’s Northside neighborhood. More than 430 students and several faculty members at Pauline-Glenn Springs Elementary School gathered Tuesday morning in the school’s gymnasium to scrawl inspirational messages on wooden beams. The pieces will be used to build the Habitat home the school is raising funds to support.
GOUPSTATE PHOTO GALLERY: Children help to build future Habitat House
- March 20th 2018
Students at Pauline-Glenn Springs Elementary School. including fourth-grader Merrin Fowler, write inspirational messages on studs that will be used to build a Habitat for Humanity home, at the school in Pauline, Tuesday morning, March 20, 2018. More than 400 students participated in the event for the Habitat home, that the students are also raising funds to support.
GOUPSTATE: Pauline-Glenn Springs to assist on Spartanburg Habitat house
- November 30th 2017
Even though they’re too small to hammer nails or install drywall, Pauline-Glenn Springs Elementary School students will play a major role in the next Habitat for Humanity house in Spartanburg. The home-building nonprofit agency and the school have partnered to build a home in Spartanburg, with construction tentatively set to begin next spring. It’s the first time an elementary school has sponsored and raised money for a Habitat Spartanburg house, said Lee Close, the agency’s executive director.