Habitat Choptank Celebrates 25 Years

From its inception 25 years ago, Habitat Choptank has always been about more than houses. True, Habitat is known for building quality, energy efficient houses with affordable mortgages. The success of the program, however, is dependent upon developing well-prepared...

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The Bakerʼs & Habitat: “Thereʼs nothing like it”

On Thursdays of most weeks, Dr. Bradley Baker, a retired Easton obstetrics and gynecology doctor, starts the day with a group of Habitat Choptank volunteers called “the Thursday Crew.” The group meets for breakfast and then shows up at a Habitat site where they say a...

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Tynita Cummings: Our 1st Homeowner in Hurlock

As Habitat Choptank celebrates its 25th year, Tynita Cummings will be taking ownership of Habitat’s first home in Hurlock and its 73rd house overall. Like many homeowners, Tynita’s story is about more than a house.  There were the high’s — like the day when she...

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Habitat: Itʼs About a Home And a Whole Lot More

Christopher Sudler watched his mother, Chanice Rochester, her family and 240 different Habitat volunteers build his home from the ground up back in 2013. He would walk through the house and see how the bathroom was nothing more than several pieces of wood held up by...

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From International Chef To Construction Crew

Tony Breeze, a Welshman who started his career in London, is a chef with an international flavor — Paris, Bahrain, Dubai, and San Francisco before Hyatt Regency offered him the opportunity to bring his talents to the Eastern Shore at the Hyatt in Cambridge....

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We’re Glad You Asked

Are the materials for Habitat houses donated? Not as much is donated as you might think. Generally less than 5% of the material and sub-contractor costs for a home are donated or discounted. We have some wonderful part ners, subs and vendors who work with us to...

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