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Demolition Week with Youth from Chicago’s Mercy Home

This double-wide had to go! Thankfully we had 11 strong energetic volunteers from Chicago's Mercy Home to help us out! Before: We were unable to use this old double-wide and needed to dispose of it A few times a year we have the unique privilege to host groups from various Universities and organizations who desire to spend a week volunteering with us. Last week we were ...

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What Can Happen in 6 Weeks: 2 New, Affordable Homes

Six weeks ago Homes of Hope embarked on a journey with Resurgent Capital Services to build two homes in the West Greenville neighborhood on Gower Street. Throughout the course of that time over 200 employees of Resurgent had a hand in every aspect of construction. Friday, August 4th, we celebrated the last day of construction! Our entire staff, men's program, our soon-t0-...

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Welcome to Anderson: We Cut the Ribbon on 5 New Affordable Homes

Today we celebrated a Homes of Hope first- our first venture into Anderson County with the development of five brand-new, safe, and energy-efficient affordable homes. We are honored to be able to partner with the City of Anderson in these developments and have pledged to build 100 homes in the next 10 years for the many families who are in need of affordable housing. Welc...

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Girl Power! Resurgent Ladies out to Paint!

Our first ever volunteer build with Resurgent Capital Services has been a lot of things! It has been an innovative partnership full of of fun, new friendships, and hard work! However, the most inspirational part of this 6-week experience has been the willingness of Resurgent employees to get involved. Over 100 different employees have had a part in the construction of thes...

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Not Just in Greenville! Homes of Hope Expands Affordable Housing to Anderson, SC

Wow! What an honor it is to be invited by surrounding cities to build affordable housing in those communities. Housing that is safe, energy-efficient, and affordable is desperately needed and we are proud to be able to provide 5 new rental units for families at 50% of the Area Median Income in Anderson, SC. Take a look! These 2 bedroom, 1 bath homes will rent for $395/m...

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Blessed to Serve: Resurgent Build Continues

Sometimes in life we hear the stories of the less-fortunate and become so overwhelmed we wonder how we can possibly make a difference. In those times we can shrink back, helpless to make an impact, or we can make a decision to affect our circles of influence in the best way we know how. Little by little we can affect the world around us as we realize that the little things...

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Our Heart Goes out to Bike & Build and the Family of Christina Genco

A week after Bike Build left us to continue on their cross-country trip, route leader Christina Genco was struck and killed while riding in Alabama. We want to offer our heartfelt condolences to Christina's family and the Bike Build SC to Santa Cruz team. We are so appreciative of her willingness to ride give her time for a cause that is near dear to our hearts. As an ...

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Can't get on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition? Call Us!

In a recent blog post we discussed our Owner Occupied Repair program and our ability to perform emergency home repairs for homeowners in need. It's truly an amazing program which has allowed us to help families obtain handicap accessible ramps, heating and air systems, adequate roofs, etc. However, thanks to today's phone call from an interested family we are able to look ...

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Resurging Forward! Affordable Housing by Volunteers.

On June 9th Homes of Hope launched an innovative partnership with Resurgent Capital Services which will result in the construction of two single family homes on Gower Street in West Greenville. Each Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Resurgent employees have graciously donated their time and efforts while working alongside the planning and leadership of Quinn Satterfield Builder...

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Does Greenville Need a Homeless Court?

If you've spent any amount of time in Greenville's downtown, then it should be no surprise to you that our community has a large homeless population. Often times many of us are enjoying the parks, restaurants, and other sights of the downtown that draw visitors from across the country, while a few streets away hundreds in the homeless community are eating a free breakfast ...

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