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Home Ownership Can Be for You

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on Feb. 05, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Habitat ReStore, 83 Washington Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-8977; habitatbangor.org Learn about Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor’s home ownership program. Find out if you are eligible or how to become eligible. This post was contributed by a …
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Family of five to receive keys to new Habitat for Humanity Home

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on Nov. 23, 2015, at 11:56 a.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication and Open House, 120 3rd Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-991-1803; habitatbangor.org/ BANGOR, Maine — Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor will host a home dedication and open house at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. …
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Habitat Announces Homeownership Opportunity in Bradley

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on Oct. 07, 2015, at 10:35 a.m.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor is searching for a family currently living in substandard conditions, who earns between 30% and 80% of the local median income, and who is willing to partner with Habitat to renovate a two-bedroom, single-family residence in Bradley. Completed applications are due to Habitat for …
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Lin Lufkin, far left, with volunteers from the New Hampshire Camp Walt Whitman at the site of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor's current home building project in Bangor.  Volunteers, especially those with carpentry and other construction skills, are encouraged to sign up at www.habitatbangor.org to help built it.

Volunteers Sought to Help Build Bangor Habitat Home

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on Aug. 07, 2015, at 2:50 p.m.
BANGOR, Me — With sitework mostly complete and the foundation poured for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor’s 16th new home, the organization is actively recruiting skilled and unskilled volunteers to help build it. “Exterior framing begins Tuesday,” said Executive Director Lynn Hempen. “Although everyone can contribute in some way …
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Habitat for Humanity to Break Ground on 16th Home Wednesday in Bangor

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on July 13, 2015, at 11:13 p.m.
Thanks to community gifts large and small and the willingness of volunteers to build a home alongside a local family, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor will break ground on its 16th home this Wednesday, July 15, at 12:30 at 120 3rd Street in Bangor. The community is invited to …
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Anonymous donors challenge community to meet $10,000 funding gap|

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on July 08, 2015, at 9:17 a.m.
BANGOR | It has been an emotional week at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor. “A week ago today we memorialized Robby Speirs, synonymous with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor all through its early years, by giving the inaugural Robinson Speirs Memorial Award to Lin Lufkin for his …
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Lin  Lufkin, retired vice president and project manager of Nickerson and O'Day, will receive Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor's inaugural Robinson Speirs Memorial Award on June 30 at the Seadog restaurant in Bangor.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor Selects Volunteer Award Recipients

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on June 17, 2015, at 5:06 p.m.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Sea Dog, 26 Front Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-8977; habitatbangor.org BANGOR |  The community is invited to attend Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor’s first Volunteer Awards and Recognition Celebration event 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, in …
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Shawn and Amanda Umble discuss their house plan with Habitat volunteer Lin Lufkin.

Eat at Five Guys on June 2 to Support Local Family

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on May 19, 2015, at 10 a.m.
Treat yourself to dinner at Five Guys in Bangor on Tuesday, June 2 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and help a local family get one step closer to their home ownership dream. Five Guys in Bangor will donate 10% of all sales that evening to benefit Habitat for Humanity …
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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor and Lowe’s invite women to volunteer during National Women Build Week

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on April 17, 2015, at 7:17 p.m.
Women in Greater Bangor are invited to volunteer on neighborhood revitalization projects in the West Side Village neighborhood of Bangor in partnership with limited-income families on May 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during Habitat for Humanity’s eighth annual National Women Build Week. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor …
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The Umble Family

Habitat Selects New Partner Family for Bangor Home

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on March 26, 2015, at 4:10 p.m.
On Monday, Shawn and Amanda Umble believed Habitat representatives were coming to their Bangor Housing Authority apartment to ask additional questions about their application to become the next Habitat partner family. Instead, Executive Director Lynn Hempen and Family Selection Committee Chair Robin Perkins delivered the news they were hoping for: …
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Applications for 3rd Street Habitat Home Due Jan. 30

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on Jan. 13, 2015, at 4:55 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor is searching for a family currently living in substandard conditions, who earns between 30 and 80 percent of the local median income, and who is willing to partner with Habitat to build a single-family residence on 3rd Street in Bangor. Completed applications are due …
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PICTURED L to R:
Ashley Donovan, ReStore Manager
Amanda Charette, Operations Manager
Lynn Hempen, Executive Director
Steve Hicks, Construction Manager

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor appoints new executive director and construction manager

By Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor on Dec. 03, 2013, at 3:17 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor is pleased to welcome Lynn Hempen as Executive Director and Steve Hicks as Construction Manager for the affiliate. Hempen brings 20 years of development experience to her new position with expertise in strategic planning, campaign management, annual fund development, board facilitation, …