MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Habitat for Humanity is quietly working through the winter.

The organization, known primarily for its work to help deserving families get into a home of their own, hasn’t moved anyone in this year, but they’ve got big plans for the coming year, according to Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Panhandle Executive Director Robin Kees.  She says they last put a family in a home at the end of 2022.  This year, they worked to help families preserve their home and prevent code infractions by doing minor exterior upgrades.


She said Habitat for Humanity has built 38 homes in the Eastern Panhandle with the cooperation of volunteers and the home’s eventual habitants, who provide sweat equity:

Early next year, Kees says a new ReStore will open in Martinsburg.

Robin Kees was a guest on Wednesday’s Panhandle Live. You can hear her full interview on our Panhandle News Network Spotify.