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Habitat International



History of Habitat

Millard and Linda Fuller founded Habitat for Humanity in Americus, Georgia in 1976. To date, Habitat International has built over 200,000 homes in over 100 countries sheltering in excess of 1 million people.

Habitat for Humanity of Pitt County was founded in 1991 and dedicated the first Pitt County house that same year. The 50th house was completed in 2007.

Habitat's Mission

Guided by Christian principles in partnership with people of all faiths from all walks of life, Habitat of Humanity of Pitt County transforms lives, families, and communities through building affordable homes while creating opportunities for responsible homeownership.

"All the believers were together and had everything in common.  Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need." 
-Acts 2:44-45 (NIV)

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