Category : InTheNews

It’s a Beautiful Day in the Habitat Neighborhood

“Love your neighbor as yourself,” holds true for Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity’s Legacy Estates community, particularly for Michael I. and Ashtyn P. Michael is a retired Veteran who has a non-service related disability, and received an honorable discharge from the US Air Force in 1971. During his service, which

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Beware of Charity Donation Scams

Scammers are timely, creative, know how to play on emotions, and show up in droves right in the midst of natural disasters, times of conflict and major economic hardships. Sadly, scammers know just how to use tragic situations to their benefit, often at the expense of true charity organizations.  

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Family reclaims their home thanks to Critical Home Repair

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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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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