Families Reflect on their Homeownership

About 75 Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County homeowners gathered on July 27 for the first Habitat family reunion since 2008. The group included some who received their Habitat more than 25 years ago and others who have been in their homes only a few months. All...

Winston-Salem Man is N.C. Firefighter of the Year

In the midst of disasters, while many are fleeing for their lives, emergency personnel are the ones running toward the crisis. Their heroic efforts and disregard for their own safety for the sake of others is what earned one Winston-Salem firefighter the honor of N.C....

Habitat Women Build 2017

Throughout the years, Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County has stayed true to their philosophy of “a hand up, not a hand out.” Almost 450 families have become homeowners through the work of Habitat Forsyth, locally and globally. But their work is broader than new...

Retiring Habitat director built community hope

Sylvia Oberle was packing memories into boxes at her office on 14th Street on Friday, but she looked out the window to call attention to one of her best and brightest memories, one that won’t be going into a box. “One of the things I like most about this office is...