Habitat for Humanity

’We desperately need something:‘ Kentucky lawmakers urged to put $200 million into housing

BY: - January 9, 2024

FRANKFORT — Without the help of a friend, Regina Quillen doesn’t know where she would go.  She lost virtually everything in her Letcher County home, a place that her father built and where she raised her children for 23 years, in the deadly flooding that hit Eastern Kentucky in July 2022.  She invested thousands of […]

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Remembering Rosalynn Carter and the challenges she overcame as first lady

BY: - November 27, 2023

As I write this, the airwaves, online news sites and print media are filled with tributes to Rosalynn Carter, the former first lady who passed away Sunday at the age of 96. It is likely that many are learning of her groundbreaking years as first lady and her post-presidential work — beyond building houses for […]

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Hammering in the Kentucky hills with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

BY: - March 13, 2023

The lively young girl was excited about her brand-new home, as well she should be. It had been built in a miraculous five hot and sometimes rainy days, by a gang of friendly volunteers with Habitat for Humanity. She was showing me what would soon be her very own room. Telling me where she planned […]