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Habitat for Humanity seeks to build lives as well as homes.

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Habitat for Humanity Cape Area is a small extension of thousands of Habitat for Humanity spread across the nation. It is not a partner, but an independent affiliation establishment, striving to achieve a common greater goal of providing "a decent place to live" for low income families. Since 1985, we've partnered with working families, sponsors, and community members to build affordable, quality homes for those in need. For the past 30 years we have built over 50 homes in the greater Cape Girardeau area; including Cape, Jackson, Perryville, Advance, and Marble Hill.

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Habitat for Humanity continues Jackson home project, begins 2 in Cape
By Administrator / August 26, 2016
Below is our recent feature in the Southeast Missourian! As the Cape Area Habitat for Humanity’s home project in Jackson takes shape, two more have begun in Cape Girardeau. Construction on a 1,100-square-foot residence at 828 James St. has been slow, Cape Area Habitat for Humanity executive director Al Stover Continue reading
Jim Plassman Receives Volunteer Recognition for Habitat for Humanity Cape Area
By Administrator / August 1, 2016
Jim Plassman is a retired parole officer who started to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Cape Area for past few years. He has worked on three houses built in Cape and Jackson neighborhood so far. He eagerly looks forward to work on the next three houses scheduled to build this year in Cape and Jackson area. Along w Continue reading
ReStore Do It Yourself Workshop
By Administrator / August 1, 2016
Habitat for Humanity ReStore has hosted many DIY projects in the past few months, the most recent being the Shimmering Wall Art project. This fun and easy project was led by Sandra Croule from Ipseity Creative.  This DIY theme was to create a wall decoration out of shims and mirrors (Sandra added another quick DI Continue reading
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