news – 7/23/2019

SOME PEOPLE REALLY KNOW HOW TO HAVE FUN:  SFX  GROUP #2

News On Saturday, July 13, the second of the three St. Francis Xavier (LaGrange, IL) groups—led by Oscar Longoria, Mary Freeman, Katie Filbin, Anne Metzger, and Keith Kelly, and consisting of their various (younger) children and a friend—arrived in Clarksdale, primed and ready for their week of worship-through-work. Read More ›

news – 7/17/2019

THANKS TO OUR DONORS

As most readers of this website know, CAHFH is and always has been utterly dependent on the generosity of its friends, too numerous to list individually. Lately, that reality has been beautifully manifested in an effort spearheaded by Jeff Brown, father of Uni alum and Habitat Club volunteer, Maddie Brown. Read More ›

news – 7/8/2019

GRADUATION AND A BEAUTIFUL YARD

News Chyna Sykes graduates from Clarksdale High School and Bertha Stewart wins landscaping recognition! Read More ›

news – 6/29/2019

HOT TIMES IN THE DELTA

News Braving the summer heat, the first group of intrepid volunteers from St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, LaGrange, IL arrived in the Delta on June 22. Consisting of two chronologically successful (we don’t use the term, "older") veterans, Pete Mulcahey and Ron Bandyk, and 11 younger volunteers, they immediately dove into the challenges of the week, which first consisted of doing the Habitat history tour in the heat of a June afternoon. Read More ›

testimonials – 6/26/2019

COAHOMA COUNTY HISTORY AND JOHN MILTON BROWN

The recent history of the Habitat affiliates in the Delta and the need for its programs are part of a larger and equally important story. Though the Delta is widely celebrated as the home of the blues, few people are asking about the context of that significant cultural development—why, in other words, was music like the blues somehow necessary here in the Delta? Read More ›