Category: News

ReStore to trade appliance dollies for hard hats

In 2006, in a shared building in West Allis, the Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity ReStore was born. In just eight years, the ReStore has expanded into two stores/donation centers and has grown into an integral funding source for Milwaukee Habitat’s work in the community.ReStore donors now get the opportunity to see first-hand the impact of… Read more

Sad Fence Becomes a Coat Hanger

Hello All! If we haven’t met yet, my name is Shelby and I am Milwaukee Restore’s Repurposing Artist. I am here to introduce to you one of the projects I have been working on in the studio. I made this small piece of broken fence into a coat hanger! Part of my responsibilities here at… Read more

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s 30th Build Season Now In Full Swing

A crew of more than 100 volunteers came together in the Washington Park neighborhood this week to launch Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s 30th year of building homes, community and hope at the annual “Blitz Build.” During this May building session, Habitat will add six owner-occupied houses to a block that is already home to seven… Read more

Habitat ReStore celebrates re-use with donation drive at Mayfair

In addition to being one of the largest fundraisers for Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity, Milwaukee’s ReStores prevent over one million pounds of usable materials from ending up in local landfills each year. Thanks to generous donations from businesses and individuals, ReStore is helping give new life to furniture, cabinetry, appliances and more. ReStore will be… Read more


Kahler Slater Continues Partnership with Habitat for Humanity for a Second Year

MILWAUKEE, WI – Kahler Slater recently kicked off its second year partnering with Habitat for Humanity. The firm adopted Habitat for Humanity’s Milwaukee and Dane County extensions as its signature nonprofit beneficiaries in 2013 with a goal of focusing the firm’s energies on one organization to maximize its community impact. “Kahler Slater is excited to… Read more

Thrivent Financial reaches $200 million in donations to Habitat for Humanity with new 2014 commitment

Milwaukee benefits from Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity homebuilding efforts MILWAUKEE, WI (Feb.26, 2014) – Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity has been awarded $118,500 from Thrivent Financial to build two homes in the Washington Park neighborhood of Milwaukee.   From the national partnership’s inception in 2005, Thrivent Financial and its members have now committed more than… Read more

ReStore selling huge donation of valuable artwork

You never know what you’re going to find at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStores, but one thing you can count on is getting a great deal. Typically customers expect furniture, cabinetry, and appliances, but on special occasions like this, shoppers can take home fine art for a fraction of the cost. ReStore just got in a… Read more


Milwaukee Habitat Finalist for 2014 MANDI Awards

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce that we are a finalist for the 2014 MANDI awards. Sponsored by U.S. Bank, in partnership with LISC Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation are “the Oscars of the Community Development World.” The MANDIs recognize efforts to strengthen Milwaukee’s central city neighborhoods. Along with Havenswoods… Read more