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 ›

news – 6/25/2019

TIME FOR A LITTLE HISTORY

News Last month, USA Today named Clarksdale the "4th Best Little Historical Town" in the United States. Begging the question of just exactly how USA Today has the authority to make such judgments and to bestow such titles (and still believing that Clarksdale deserved the award of "BEST Little Historical Town" in the US), we have decided to go with the USA Today flow and offer some evidence as to why. Read More ›