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Serving Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

#APlaceforEveryone

With the help of Central Valley Habitat for Humanity, 64 families in 31 years have found homes in our community. Through home ownership, we empower families that want to work for a better life. One action from you can help a family find their permanent home.

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Who are we?

Central Valley Habitat for Humanity is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. HFH does not build homes for people, but with them as equal partners. Habitat homeowners build alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.
Location: 205 Dry River Rd. Bridgewater, VA 22812

Telephone: (540) 828-6288

Email: kirsten@centralvalleyhabitat.org

Office Hours: M-F: 9am – 1pm

Learn By Doing

Central Valley Habitat for Humanity is a place for everyone, with opportunities to volunteer on and off the construction site. Volunteers can work with us in many different capacities, including committees, construction coordinators, sponsors, newsletter folders, and more!

Whether you are a skilled electrician or an unskilled volunteer wanting to work on the site for the first time, we will teach you!

Mission

Central Valley HFH Mission

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Central Valley Habitat for Humanity, Inc. brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

A Word

From Our Director

” The work is not done until everyone has a ‘decent place to live.’ We have identified many families who qualify through their need and we get calls daily. We hope that you will join us in working toward our powerful, productive, and rewarding goal. After all, CVHfH has a place for everyone to help put God’s love into action in our community. ”

– Dr. David Wenger

Calendar

Our Upcoming Fundraisers, Events & Activities

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October

Habitat Way Competition Shed Build

Teams will be coming together on Saturday to build sheds for the second annual Habitat Way Competition! This event will be at the Bridgewater Lawn Party grounds.

Event Info

This event will start at 8 AM and run until approximately 4 PM or until the sheds are built. Registered teams should contact kirsten@centralvalleyhabitat.org with questions.

 

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October

Habitat Sunday

Celebrate Habitat Sunday with your congregation and teach others about the mission of Central Valley Habitat in the community.

Event Info

Habitat Sunday packets complete with sermonds, devotions, hymns and more are available by emailing kirsten@centralvalleyhabitat.org.

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October

Bridgewater College Volunteer Fair

Representatives of CVHFH will be attending the Bridgewater College Volunteer Fair! If you’re on campus, stop by the Habitat booth to find out how you can volunteer.

Event Info

This event starts at 9 AM and will run until lunch time. Open to students, staff and faculty of Bridgewater College. 

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October

Expressions of Home Showcase

The closing exhibition for the Expressions of Home project will be Friday, October 25th from 5:30-8pm at the Church of the Incarnation in Harrisonburg.

Event Info

For more information about the events or project, contact Natalie Doughty at doughtna@jmu.edu.

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November

Dayton Groundbreaking Ceremony

Come out and help us celebrate with the Shifflett family as we welcome them to our program and break ground on their home in Dayton. 

Event Info
The Groundbreaking Ceremony will begin at 3:00 PM. House sponsors for this event include Bridgewater United Methodist and Kline May Realty.

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November

226 Kelley St. Dedication 

Help us celebrate with Brenis Linares and Arisleida Cruz as we dedicate their home at 226 Kelley St. in Harrisonburg. This ceremony starts at 3:00 PM.

Event Info
Parking is available at the Harrisonburg Housing Authority and along the street. This build was made possible by NSP funding and the work of AM Yoder & Co.
Our organization

How to Stay in Touch

We have lots of ways that you can stay in touch with our organization and what we’re up to in the community. We utilize social media, with a presence on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube, or you can opt to receive emails and newsletters by email or mail.

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Our Instagram

Follow us on Instagram @CentralValleyHabitat to see photos from the construction site, events, and more!

Our Twitter

Follow us on Twitter /CentralValleyVA to see event photos, construction updates, stories, motivational tweets, and more!

Our Youtube Channel

Subscribe to Central Valley Habitat for Humanity on Youtube to see videos of our current projects, rehabs, events, and more!

Subscribe to the Newsletter

Sign-up for our newsletter by mail or email to receive a quarterly update on what we’ve been up to, as well as exclusive stories and information about our projects. 

Sign-Up to Volunteer

Sign-up to volunteer and you’ll be added to our volunteer database to receive emails about upcoming volunteer opportunities on and off the construction site!

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Blog

Our News & Announcements

Keep an eye out for new press releases, events, and news that we publish on our website. Questions about our news? Contact kirsten@centralvalleyhabitat.org.

Fall Events Calendar 2019

Fall Events Calendar 2019

We have some amazing Fall events coming up this year, including multiple fundraisers and ceremonies where we can raise money for our cause or work with our homeowners to celebrate their Habitat journey!   If you’re interested in helping us build strength,...

The Beginner’s Guide to Central Valley Habitat

The Beginner’s Guide to Central Valley Habitat

We’re in the swing of summer here in the Shenandoah Valley, and many organizations, groups and individuals are looking for volunteering options to promote team building or to better their community. The majority of new contacts that we make are made in the summer...

What Habitat Homes Actually Look Like

What Habitat Homes Actually Look Like

A common misconception that we try to tackle everyday, is that Habitat homes are easy to “pick out” of a neighborhood at first glance. We take particular pride at our affiliate in making sure the homes we build are in the same style, as nice if not nicer, than what is...

2019-2020 House Sponsors

These businesses and organizations are providing financial and volunteer support for our 2019-2020 builds. Without their help, our mission in the community would not be possible!

Ridgeway Mennonite Church -Harrisonburg

Through Christian fellowship we encourage and support each other in the joys and sorrows of life. Our Christian education program offers learning opportunities for all ages and helps to keep us ever-growing in the faith. We would love to have you join us for Sunday worship.

-Pastor Ben Risser

Kline May Realty

Founded in 1970, Kline May Realty has grown to become the leading real estate firm in Virginia’s Central Shenandoah Valley by providing an unparalleled level of service, born from a genuine concern for our clients’ goals and dreams.

HUD: Neighborhood Stabilization Program

HUD’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program provides emergency assistance to state and local governments to acquire and redevelop foreclosed properties that might otherwise become sources of abandonment and blight within their communities. The Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) provides grants to every state, certain local communities, and other organizations to purchase foreclosed or abandoned homes and to rehabilitate, resell, or redevelop these homes in order to stabilize neighborhoods and stem the decline of house values of neighboring homes.

Harrisonburg Mennonite Church

We are a reconciling community of transformed believers committed to the Anabaptist/Mennonite principles of discipleship, justice, and peace. We offer a welcoming place to belong in God’s kingdom on earth through worship, Discipleship Communities, small groups, bible studies, mission groups, and mutual care.

Dynamic Aviation

Dynamic Aviation provides innovative aviation solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide. By combining creative ingenuity with dependable aircraft and state-of-the-art infrastructure, we develop and deliver agile aviation solutions that help our customers achieve new levels of performance and productivity.

VA Dept. of Housing & Community Development

DHCD partners with Virginia’s communities to develop their economic potential, regulates Virginia’s building and fire codes, provides training and certification for building officials, and invests more than $100 million each year into housing and community development projects throughout the state – the majority of which are designed to help low- to moderate-income citizens. By partnering with local governments, nonprofit groups, state and federal agencies, and others, DHCD is working to improve the quality of life for Virginians.

Broadway Timberville Ruritan Club

Ruritan National is a civic service organization made up of local clubs in small towns and rural communities. Ruritan’s purpose is to make America’s communities better places in which to live and work. The slogan of Ruritan is “Fellowship, Goodwill and Community Service.”

A M Yoder & Company

A M Yoder & Co. serves our clients wherever they live and work. Current and past projects are located from Bryce Resort to Lexington, VA, and include Page, Shenandoah, Rockingham, Augusta and Rockbridge Counties. We also serve clients from Harrisonburg to the greater Charlottesville area.

Carpet Tech of Virginia

 

Bridgewater United Methodist Church

No matter where you are on your spiritual journey, we invite you to come and try BUMC. Whether you are old or young, a parent or a child, single or married…BUMC is a place where you will experience spiritual truths taught in an understandable and pratical manner. You will love our friendly atmosphere, relevant messages, great music and extraordinary children’s programs.

Linville Creek Church of the Brethren

The Linville Creek Church of the Brethren is located in Broadway, VA. We are a part of the Shenandoah District for the Church of the Brethren. If you are in the area, please stop for a visit.

Bethel Church of the Brethren

Continuing the work of Jesus. Peacefully. Simply. Together.

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Get In Touch

Location: 205 Dry River Rd. Bridgewater, VA

Telephone: (540) 828-6288

Email: kirsten@centralvalleyhabitat.org

Office Hours: M-F: 9 am – 1 pm or after 1 pm by appointment

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