Category : General News

Give Back to Oklahoma City and Enjoy the Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering has been proven to have numerous health benefits. Research shows that volunteering has many mental and physical health benefits. Serving your community helps improve your mood, makes you feel healthier, increases your sense of purpose and reduces your stress levels. These acts of service can also give you a

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Family reclaims their home thanks to CHR

Mariano B. is a survivor. Like many applicants to Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity’s Critical Home Repair program, he has had more than his share of obstacles to overcome. He was born with a skeletal deformity causing chronic pain and limited mobility. In 1995, he was a successful stone sculptor

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Posted in Critical Home Repair, General News, InTheNews, Outreach

Common ReStore Finds You Can Flip to Make Money

Whether it’s combing through the aisles of your local ReStore or perusing a neighborhood estate sale, the thrill of “the find” pulls many treasure hunters out to play. Even junkyards and flea markets can offer exciting finds for anyone willing to do the work.   With the right approach, thrift

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OU Medicine Makes Special House Call for COHFH Family

OU Medicine has sponsored nine Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity home builds in the past; however, this year’s build was special to both the volunteers and the receiving family. Jeffery and Sadae and their two daughters, Brielle age 9 and Ajah age 2, are now proud COHFH homeowners. Before getting

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Moving In or Moving Out: What to do with old furniture?

Congrats on your new home! Now you just have to figure out how you’re going to pack and move everything without breaking the bank, your fragile lamp, or your back. To help make this transition a bit easier for you, we’ve put together this short list of tips to help

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