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A Symbol of Accomplishment

A Symbol of Accomplishment Driving through the neighborhoods where we’ve built, you may notice a commonality: blue and white windsocks hanging from porches. The Habitat logo stitched around the top. You won’t find these windsocks in any shop. These windsocks are gifted to Milwaukee Habitat homeowners – and only Milwaukee Habitat homeowners – upon moving… Read more

Empower Women, Empower Families and Empower Communities

Empower Women, Empower Families and Empower Communities “You’re going to feel empowered. You’re going to feel like you can do anything,” Tanika said talking about Women Build. Tanika was last year’s Women Build homeowner and she spent a week on site building her home alongside other women. Women Build week is a unique opportunity to… Read more

Brewers Pitch In On The Build Site

Brewers Pitch In On The Build Site On Friday, Brewers Community Foundation, the charitable arm of the Milwaukee Brewers, and Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation teamed up with Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity to begin building a safe, affordable home in Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood. Brewers All Star pitcher, Brandon Woodruff, joined the Famous Racing Sausages and local… Read more

Full Circle

Full Circle 21 years ago, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity partnered with Norma Yera to build her new home and help her pay an affordable mortgage. Today, through the Critical Home Repair program, Milwaukee Habitat is helping Norma preserve that home she bought decades ago.  Norma sees her relationship with Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity as a… Read more

Sasha’s Emotional Journey To Homeownership

Sasha’s Emotional Journey To Homeownership Sasha’s emotional journey to become a first-time homeowner came to a conclusion in the Harambee neighborhood this month. As snow fell around Sasha and her family, a group of volunteers, friends and supporters joined together outside her newly constructed home. With giant scissors in hand, Sasha cut the welcome ribbon… Read more