Wicomico Habitat Granted COVID-19 Rental Assistance Funds

SALISBURY, Md. – Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County was recently awarded a COVID-19 Relief Grant from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. The funds for this emergency rental assistance program are limited to residents of Wicomico County. Residents of the City of Salisbury are not eligible for this first round of rental […]

Coastal Style Best of 2020!

Thank you for voting Chefs for Habitat the Coastal Style 2020 Best Local Charity Event! With so many wonderful and worthwhile local nonprofit events, we are truly honored. This past February was our 10th-anniversary event, held at the Wicomico Civic Center. It was a wonderful night that raised over $40,000 to help us build homes […]

Sheri Ewing, Family Services Manager, Earns Financial Counseling Certificate

SALISBURY, MD – Sheri Ewing, Family Services Manager for Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County, recently earned her National Association of Certified Credit Counselors (NACCC), financial health counselor certification. A financial health counselor helps clients suffering from financial distress by combining counseling techniques with financial empowerment skills to improve their current and future economic health. […]

Habitat is Here for You

FREE COVID-19 TESTING:     While we are adjusting to this new “normal” we want you to know that we at Habitat are still working as hard as ever to ensure that everyone has a decent place to call home. If there is something you think Habitat can help you with, please call us at […]

March 12, 2020 – Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County and Lowe’s Partner for International Women Build Week Salisbury, Md. — During the week of March 1-7, women volunteers for Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County came together and raised their hammers for International Women Build week. Women Build Week is a weeklong multi-continent effort […]

Help Miss Edna Keep her Home

 Is it possible to buy a home for $268.13 and legally kick out a 74-year old woman from the home she has lived in for the last 26 years and who has nearly paid off the mortgage? Apparently yes, it’s not only legal, but it is happening right here in Wicomico County. The staff in our office […]

A Charitable Heart Needing Help

Being a single parent is hard, but when you also have high functioning Asperger’s and a heart for taking care of others, your plate is extra full. With two biological children–one of whom has high functioning Autism–an adopted child who was born addicted to heroin and caring for a fourth child with low-functioning non-verbal Autism […]

Salvanias “Petey” Petit’s Story

Imagine living through a tragic earthquake and trying to rebuild your life in the middle of one of the poorest countries in the tropics. Then imagine participating in a community-wide protest to bring the plight to the attention of authorities only to get woken up in the middle of the night by a furious pounding on […]

Salisbury community celebrates new Habitat home owners (ABC-47 report)

Kyleigh Pannetta of ABC-47 reporting on Habitat’s most recent Home Blessing. SALISBURY, Md. – Community members celebrated a Salisbury family on Saturday, after they recently bought their first home through Habitat for Humanity. It’s an accomplishment that’s shining a light on the need for affordable housing. “We’re transforming it and crime is down and families […]

Save the Date — Chefs for Habitat 10-Year Anniversary Celebration

Save the date and help us celebrate ten amazing years of Chefs for Habitat, our gourmet, food and fun-filled gala. This year’s event will be held on February 22, 2020 at 5:30 P.M. at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center. The evening is highlighted by some of the area’s best chefs serving delicious samplings of […]