Durham Habitat to dedicate 264th home Saturday

Posted September 23, 2011 10:25 a.m. EDT

Habitat for Humanity of Durham will dedicate a home Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. for Alberta Coleman and her family.

One of the sponsors for the Coleman family home is John Replogle, the former CEO of Burt's Bees and current CEO of Seventh Generation. Replogle hosted Vice President Joe Biden at him home last week for a Democratic National Committee breakfast fundraiser. 

Operating since 1985, Habitat for Humanity has built 264 houses in its 26-year existence. Habitat for Humanity builds, repairs and sells quality, affordable and sustainable homes in partnership with people in need. Families are selected based on housing needs, ability to repay the loan in full and willingness to partner with Habitat. 

Habitat for Humanity International works nearly 90 countries and has provided nearly 2 million people with affordable housing since 1976.