18th Annual Callihan Auction

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Join us for the 18th annual Paul L. Callihan Auction to benefit Habitat for Humanity MOV!

We will enjoy dinner catered by Cowboy Concessions, featuring prime rib, chicken or vegetarian lasagna, cash bar, and both silent and live auctions. We plan to have about 150 auction items this year, with several unusual items you won’t be seeing at other events! It’s a fun, casual evening, with a goal of raising funds to assist ... Read More

Habitat MOV Dedicates 100th Home

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Reposted from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Photo by Brett Dunlap Habitat For Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley dedicated its 100th house Sunday in Williamstown. Over 100 people attended the ceremony which presented the keys for the home to Ashley Sams and her son Jissai.

WILLIAMSTOWN — A Williamstown family will be moving into their new home, the 100th home built by Habitat For Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley.

Over 100 people attended a dedication ceremony Sunday ... Read More


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Reposted from Woodcraft of Parkersburg April 12, 2017

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Flipping furniture for a cause was the theme behind the Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley’s unique new contest, where the winners were recently announced.

Entrants in the ReStore Re-Design contest, sponsored in part by Woodcraft, were required to purchase their original item from the ReStore. In addition, the entrants all received a $10 coupon from Woodcraft to help them get started on their transformation. BUT ... Read More

Make a tall planter box from pallet wood with these easy steps

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I love working with pallet wood.


Each pallet board is unique in character, and has a mysterious story of travels and escapades that I’ll never know. It’s fun to think that the parts to this planter box could have been anywhere in the world and transported anything from tools to furniture to books and so much more.

So enough about my romance with pallets, let’s dig into the DIY of making this ... Read More

Destination Design 2017

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Destination Design 2017 will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017, at Grand Pointe Conference Center.  The 5th annual event will begin at 5:30 with the live auction starting at 7:00.  

Tickets are available here.

This is Habitat’s big signature fundraiser, incorporating beautiful donations of furniture and home items from stores all over the Mid-Ohio Valley, as well as travel packages and getaways.  We have both a live and silent auction, and this year the entire event ... Read More

How Habitat ReStores support Habitat for Humanity

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Habitat for Humanity ReStores play an important role in helping Habitat build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.

With nearly 900 stores in 49 states, chances are you’ve come across a Habitat ReStore. If you’ve ever wondered how Habitat ReStores support Habitat for Humanity, you’re in the right place.

How Habitat ReStores serve Habitat

Most Habitat ReStores are owned and operated by local Habitat for Humanity offices. The proceeds generated by the stores go back to the Habitat ... Read More

Local Church Offers Gift of Prayer

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Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley and the ReStore received an unexpected visit from a local church organization this morning. The Mid Ohio Valley Parish, made up of the Central Christian Church of Marietta and the First Christian Church of Parkersburg, delivered a basket of goodies as well as the gift of prayer for the month of January.

The church group selects a local business each month to focus on in prayer and this month, ... Read More

You’ll Never Believe What She Made From an Old Cabinet Door!

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Making your own holiday signs with upcycled cabinet doors is a fun holiday activity and it’s easy on the budget!

I shopped at my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Pinellas County, Florida for something I could use to make a fun and budget friendly holiday project. As soon as I spotted a big pile of used cabinet doors, I knew I’d found the perfect item for the project. Check your local ReStore at 600 16th St ... Read More

Christmas Donation for Habitat for Humanity

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The Habitat for Humanity office is feeling more festive today due to the donation of a Christmas tree from one of our most faithful and generous donors. This isn’t the first time Mickey Welch has made a generous donation to Habitat for Humanity. Ms. Welch has sponsored several Habitat homes and was a significant contributor toward our ReStore project. The tree she donated was purchased at last night’s Easter Seals’ charity auction at the Blennerhassett hotel. The ... Read More

Give Local 2016

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Once again, for the third year in a row, Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley partnered with the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation for Give Local MOV, on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Including all matching dollars, Habitat for Humanity MOV was awarded $7,227.  Thank you for your contributions! We’ll do it again next year!