Volunteer of the Month - December 2016

"I've learned a lot from these guys and you are all doing suchgood work here." ~ CarlCarl Malloy has been a regular volunteer on the Habitat for Humanity worksite for several months. "We love Mr. Carl!" This is a statement you will here frequently in discussions with the Habitat construction... read more

Meet the Habitat Board of Directors

Jose (Pepe) Estrada joined the Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors in 2014. He actively gives in many ways to the Northwest Arkansas community.In addition to his role as a Habitat Board Director, Pepe currently serves on the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business Latino Leadership... read more

We Remember Those We Loved and Lost

We Remember Those We Loved and LostIn Remembrance of Those We Lost in 2016As the year comes to a close we would like to honor members of the Habitat family whom we lost in 2016. These three men lived lives which demonstrated the good in our community with kindness, joy, and generosity. They will... read more

25 Facts for 25 Years

Together we have been building homes, hope and a stronger community for 25 years. Your generosity has made it possible for Habitat homeowners to realize that they possess the strength needed to provide their family with a safe, affordable, stable home. We thank you and we look forward to the next 25... read more

Volunteer of the Month - October 2016

Thank you for 16 Years of Service to Habitat for Humanity!David Walton lived in the Fayetteville area for 11 years. In that time he has worked on each and every home Habitat for Humanity has built. Prior to that he spent 5 years building homes with Habitat in Oklahoma. We are honored to recognize... read more

Celebrate 25 for $25!

No one lives in dignity until we ALL live in dignity!Habitat for Humanity has been providing the opportunity for hard-working families to gain access to safe, affordable housing in Washington County for 25 years. As we wrap up 2016 we will complete our 53rd and 54th homes welcoming two more single... read more

Thank you and Prayers for Bike & Build

Thank you and Prayers for Bike & BuildThrough service-oriented cycling trips, Bike & Build benefits affordable housing and empowers young adults for a lifetime of service and civic engagement.Each year an extraordinary group rides through Fayetteville, AR on their journey from the east coast... read more

Our Habitat Partner Families

We would like to introduce you Sarah Pine. Sarah is one of the strongest women you will ever meet. She is an inspiration and one of the reasons we all get up and go to work each and every day. As we head into this holiday season please remember her words … “Gratitude changes everything.”For what are... read more

Volunteer of the Month - September 2016

She is a hard working Mother, a Community Leader and our Volunteer of the Month for September 2016.Julia Monk  Over the last two years, Julia Monk has been one of Habitat for Humanity's most active volunteers. She chaired the committee for our first Women Build Project in over 10... read more

Meet the Habitat BOD - Clay Reed

I am a lifelong resident of Northwest Arkansas and currently reside in Springdale. After studying at NWA Community College and The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, I began working at Arvest Bank in January 1995. In my free time, I enjoy traveling, camping and watching Razorback baseball games... read more

Why Are Volunteers Important?

Why are volunteers important?Volunteering is something nice people do, it’s something retired people do to stay active, or a nice way to teach young people to get involved. While these are all true statements the importance of volunteers goes well beyond this. Have you visited any of the following... read more

Volunteer of the Month - August 2016

If you have shopped in the Habitat ReStore during the last three years, you have seen the work of Mary Oxford, our Volunteer of the Month for August 2016.Mary OxfordVolunteer of the Month - August 2016Mary has been a regular volunteer in the Habitat ReStore assisting the staff and helping to further... read more

Volunteer of the Month - July 2016

She is raising a family, running a business and still finds time to give back to our community. Please let us introduce ...  Dr. Holly AndersonVolunteer of the Month - July 2016 Dr. Holly Anderson is one of the two first-class owners of Uptown Eyes in Fayetteville. Holly has been a... read more

THANK YOU Bikes, Blues & BBQ

For several years now Habitat for Humanity of Washington County has participated in some way during the Bikes, Blues, & BBQ Rally. We always enjoy working with the BB&BBQ staff. They are a hard working group, dedicated to giving back to the Northwest Arkansas community.This year Habitat was... read more

Women of Strength - Rachel Fields

As a part of our Habitat for Humanity Women Build Project we have featured many historical Women of Strength. Rachel Fields has been a supporter of Habitat for Humanity and the Women Build Project and we are thrilled to feature her as our first Local Women of Strength."The First Lady of... read more

A History of Habitat

Habitat for Humanity (HFH) International was founded in 1976 in Americus, Georgia by Millard and Linda Fuller.Millard and Linda Fuller – Founders of HFH Having left successful business careers to live a life of service, the Fuller’s designed HFH so that those in need of safe affordable... read more


On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, we will be part of a call to action that should help make history. We are celebrating a day dedicated to giving. A day when non-profit organizations, families, businesses, community centers, students, retailers and more will all come together for #GivingTuesday —... read more

Engage, Enlighten, Delight - Habitat Women Build 2015

Women Build -- What a Difference Habitat for Humanity Makes in the Lives of OthersEngage ... Enlighten ... Delight!Habitat for Humanity is one of a handful of organizations that I engage with ... I have seen its impact on families in Mexico, in Florida, in Alabama, and now in Northwest Arkansas.It... read more

Introducing our newest partner family ...

We would like you to meet Sarah Pine.  Sarah was accepted as Habitat partner family in July of this year and we are thrilled to welcome her and her children into the Habitat family.  We know you will adore her as much as we do.Disney once said, "All our dreams can come  true if we only... read more

Habitat Homeowner Honored by Washington Regional

Grinning from ear to ear as she showed off the new shoes, purchased with one of the many gifts give to her as the Washington Regional Medical Center's Employee of the Month, Pat Harnish told us about her award.  She sat in their meeting listening as the Human Resource Manager talked of the... read more

What part of the story will you be?

It was a small galley kitchen with a table given to us by my grandparents and we were having meatloaf again because it could be stretched into more than one meal.  I didn’t know this as a child.  What I knew, was that this room, the kitchen, was the place we gathered each night for dinner. ... read more

The Heart of Habitat for Humanity - Our Families

I have been associated with Habitat first as a volunteer, as have all of our staff members, then as a part-time employee, and for the past several years full-time.  A significant part of my position is as the Family Manager.  This means I work with our partner families, handling everything... read more

It Takes More Than a Hammer and Nails

Cargill Cares Donation to Habitat for Humanity.Thank you! It takes more, more than a hammerMore than a hammer and nailsTo make a house a home…It takes a firm foundation built on faith and loveWith a whole lot of guidance from up aboveShow your neighbor what a friend is forWith... read more

This is How We Do Our Nails... 2015 Women Build

Ideas flying around the room, many conversations happening simultaneously, women stepping up to volunteer for multiple jobs … this was the scene in the Habitat for Humanity of Washington County (HFHWC) boardroom last Tuesday as a group of 18 women came together to begin planning the 2015 Women Build... read more


Habitat has begun to prepare for the KidZone as Wingfest quickly approaches. The public will sample various wings from a myriad of restaurants across Fayetteville and will vote on the best. This is the 10th annual Wingfest and the first year Habitat for Humanity will have a booth. Habitat will be hosting... read more

Faces of Habitat

Judy - ReStore CashierIf you have shopped at the Habitat ReStore in the last 3 years, you have no doubt been met with Judy’s smile.  When asked what she likes best about being a cashier at the Habitat ReStore Judy tells us, “It’s the people.”  Having spent years in offices and cubicles... read more

What about Habitat?

Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization benefiting families in need of a safer and more affordable home – serving the Washington County area. Many of these families have children and in some cases, kids with special needs or single parents. Each family goes through an extensive interviewing... read more

Spring Fest 2014

Join Habitat for Humanity and its sponsors on April 19th for the second annual Spring Fest in downtown Fayetteville on Dickson Street, a fun-filled day of vendors, art, music, and activities for all ages. The events kick off with a pancake breakfast at 7:00 A.M. and continue with a 5k run, bed races,... read more

Turning Hope into a Home

Rebecca Ponder, a single mother of three, joined the growing number of single mothers struggling to keep their children safe. Since Rebecca’s divorce of a 12 year marriage, she and her children are currently residing in HUD housing. Rebecca worries about the environment around them, drug transactions,... read more