Category: News

Habitat Goes Solar

Habitat Goes Solar Part of a years-long effort to offset energy costs is beginning to payoff in a big way at Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. Over the past two years, Construction Director Chris Garrison has led a side project to decrease our organization’s overhead, while creating a self-sustaining source of energy. Solar panels were installed… Read more

Bucks & Sargento Tipoff for Homes Build Begins

Bucks & Sargento Tipoff for Homes Build Begins All week long, Sargento employees are in Milwaukee’s Midtown neighborhood to raise the walls of a safe, affordable Habitat for Humanity home. Sargento sponsored this home in part through their Tipoff for Homes partnership with the NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks. Sargento donated $500 for every tipoff won… Read more

Hanging Memories On A New Wall

Hanging Memories On A New Wall Sasha’s mother loved photography. Growing up in Chicago, Sasha says her mom was always capturing moments on film. Framed family photos lined the walls of stairwells. It’s a memory that reminds Sasha of home. “That’s always symbolized happiness, the American Dream,” she says. “I’ve always wanted to read the… Read more

UNCOVERED: Carter Work Project, 32 Years Later

UNCOVERED: Carter Work Project, 32 Years Later 32 years ago, in June of 1989, President Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter teamed up with Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity to host one of the most ambitious builds in our organization’s history: the Carter Work Project. With the help of 1,000 volunteers and partners from Associated General Contractors of… Read more

Volunteer Update

The need for safe, affordable housing has only been amplified by this pandemic and we’re immensely grateful to all of those individuals who have supported our work both in person and virtually.   While things can always change you can find our current list of safety protocols here: Milwaukee Habitat COVID-19 On-Site Safety Protocol. Please note… Read more

ReStore Volunteer Spotlight – Lynn

ReStore Volunteer Spotlight – Lynn ReStore is driven by volunteer power: every day, our volunteers turn every donated couch, cushion, and cabinet into an opportunity for local families to become first-time home buyers. In today’s Good News Tues we’re shining a spotlight on one of our talented ReStore volunteers, Lynn. Lynn volunteers at our Greenfield… Read more