Habitat for Humanity Family Rebuilds After Fire

In October of 2014, a house that was to become home to a Habitat family was critically damaged by fire.  The house, located on the 2100 block of North 38th Street, was one of five complete rehab projects that Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity had been working on last year. Yer Her and his family of… Read more

Real Milwaukee series focuses on Habitat home sponsored by Sargento

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is excited to share that Fox 6 Real Milwaukee is running an ongoing series following the construction of one of our houses in Washington Park neighborhood, from start to finish.  Focusing on the 25th Habitat house sponsored by Sargento Foods, Inc., the series began on June 10 and will continue until our partner family moves… Read more

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service Special Report on Foreclosures

From Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service By Matt Wisla Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, in collaboration with the Diederich College of Communication senior journalism capstone course, tells the story of how five central city communities are working to overcome sometimes-daunting obstacles to stabilize their neighborhoods after the foreclosure crisis. This special report delves into five Milwaukee neighborhoods:… Read more

Milwaukee Habitat dedicates two homes in time for the holidays

On Thursday, December 18, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity staff, board members, volunteers and sponsors helped to dedicate and bless the houses of Pat Washington and Amy North. Amy’s house is the first full-gut rehab project that Milwaukee Habitat has conducted in over a decade. Thanks to the sponsorship of The Harley-Davidson Foundation and our partnership… Read more

Gallery Night & Day at ReStore East

Join us for an extraordinary Gallery Night as we partner with the Milwaukee Center for Independence to present: “Re-Imagined: Exploring the Possibilities”. Explore a world of recycled and repurposed artwork created by clients from the Milwaukee Center for Independence. Sourcing materials from Milwaukee’s ReStores, these works will showcase the beauty of conservation, and the complexity… Read more

Milwaukee Habitat Rehab House Damaged by Fire

A house that was to become home to a Habitat family this Christmas was damaged by fire over the weekend. The house, located on the 2100 block of North 38th Street, was one of five complete rehab projects that Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity has been working on for more than ten months. While the circumstances… Read more

Milwaukee Habitat hosts neighborhood revitalization volunteer day with Lowe’s

$70,000 Lowe’s grant will fund rehabilitation of two foreclosed properties into safe, decent, affordable homes Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity hosted a Neighborhood Revitalization volunteer day on August 21 with a team of twelve volunteers, including Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers, who together worked to help turn a foreclosure into a safe, decent home for a single… Read more

MATC Partnership Awarded YouthBuild Grant

MATC Awarded $1.089 Million YouthBuild Grant from U.S. Department of Labor Program to Provide Education, Training in Construction Trades Milwaukee Area Technical College has been awarded a $1,089,254 U.S. Department of Labor YouthBuild Grant to provide instruction and work experience training in construction trades to 72 at-risk youth/young adults from the City of Milwaukee. In… Read more

Glassware Demo Instructions

Hello All! I hope you were able to make it to the demo this past Saturday. If not, here are the full tutorials of how you can accomplish what I showed. All of this glassware was found at ReStore, and you can pick up some for yourself too! These techniques for repurposing clear glassware include…… Read more