Category: News

Celebrating World Habitat Day

Celebrating World Habitat Day Next Monday, October 3rd, is World Habitat Day. More than 30 years ago, the United Nations declared this day a time to promote Habitat’s vision that everyone deserves a decent place to live. While the overwhelming majority of our work at Milwaukee Habitat is done right here at home, since our founding we’ve… Read more

Enjoying Every Minute, a Habitual Highlight

Enjoying Every Minute, a Habitual Highlight Eighteen years ago, Gary started volunteering with Milwaukee Habitat. He started on the construction site and has been there since. “I’m in my eighteenth year and I enjoy every minute of it,” Gary said. Gary is now a Habitual volunteer. Habitat Habituals volunteer regularly on the construction site, in… Read more

Finding Community Through Homeownership

Finding Community Through Homeownership Christina has wanted to move out of her rental apartment and invest of a home of her own. She’s looked on the open market but when she found Habitat, what she saw was ‘community.’ “Other homeownership [opportunities] don’t bring the community together like this,” says Christina. “I like that the community… Read more

Volunteering for the Bigger Picture

Volunteering for the Bigger Picture Walking into a Milwaukee Habitat ReStore, you may notice smiling faces in blue ReStore shirts moving furniture or working at the register. These are ReStore volunteers who make an impact in our community by giving their time at one of our three ReStores. Habitat ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores… Read more

Building The Next Family Hub

Building The Next Family Hub When Tifhanie thinks about the significance of homeownership, her grandmother, Bertha, immediately comes to mind. Bertha owned her home and Tifhanie remembers it as the hub for family gatherings.  “Summers were always at grandma’s house,” she says.  Now, Tifhanie is looking forward to carrying on her grandma’s legacy in home… Read more

Sargento Celebrates 30 Years of Partnership With Big Surprise for Homeowners

Sargento Celebrates 30 Years of Partnership With Big Surprise for Homeowners In 1992, Sargento Foods became the first corporate sponsor of Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and has become the non-profit’s most prolific supporter of affordable housing in Milwaukee’s Washington Park and Midtown neighborhoods. Just before raising the walls to the 34th and 35th Sargento-sponsored homes… Read more