Joy Global Golf Raises $82K to Fight Poverty Housing

27 valued suppliers from across North America joined Joy Global leaders and employees Aug. 24 in Hartland, WI for their 5th annual charity golf outing benefiting Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. The event is projected to net over $82,000, bringing the five-year total since 2011 to over $480,000 net raised for Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. In… Read more

ReStore Deconstruction Salvages 7 Tons of Materials from Marquette

This July, Milwaukee Habitat ReStore’s Deconstruction Services partnered with Mortenson Construction and Marquette University to salvage approximately seven tons of materials from a demolition project of buildings on the Marquette campus. The estimated resale value of the items salvaged, which includes file cabinets, radiator covers, vintage oddities, and even an old wooden boat, totaled more than $19,000!… Read more

Milwaukee Habitat Awarded Mayor’s Design Award

  Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity has been awarded the Mayor’s Design Award for our efforts in revitalizing the Washington Park Neighborhood. In this 18th annual ceremony, the Mayor’s Design Awards are presented in an ongoing effort to recognize design excellence throughout the City of Milwaukee. Recipients have added value to their neighborhoods by restoring, constructing… Read more

ReStore Donor Rewarded For His Generosity

On a rainy Friday this April, ESPN Radio hosts Homer & Gabe relived another painful Milwaukee Bucks playoff loss to the Chicago Bulls. On that dreary day, Homer & Gabe were broadcasting live from Habitat for Humanity ReStore East in Walker’s Point. While there, the dynamic sports talk duo encouraged listeners to bring down tools… Read more

Art Sale to Benefit Milwaukee Habitat

During July’s Gallery Night & Day, Habitat for Humanity ReStore will be unveiling and selling a huge lot of artwork that was recently donated!  Artistic Hangups by Wendy has donated hundreds of prints, posters & originals to ReStore, who’ll sell them at a fraction of the retail cost to raise money for Habitat for Humanity…. Read more

At-Risk Youth Learn Career Skills on Habitat Build Site

In 2010, the graduation rate for Milwaukee Public Schools was only 54%, a staggering 20% below the national average. This and other factors contributed to the statistic from 2012 that Milwaukee’s youth unemployment rate is 10% greater than the rest of the nation. Clearly the issue needs to be addressed and that’s when MATC YouthBuild… Read more

Milwaukee Habitat Kicks Off 2015 Build Season

Milwaukee, WI – May 12, 2015 – A crew of more than 150 volunteers will come together in the Washington Park neighborhood this week to launch Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s 31st year of building homes, community and hope at the annual “Blitz Build.” During this May Build, Habitat will focus on the 2100 block of… Read more

Milwaukeejobs.com Employees Support Habitat On & Off Build Site

We are pleased to recognize support from MilwaukeeJobs.com for their financial contribution and volunteer efforts.  As part of the company’s Corporate Giving Campaign, Milwaukee Habitat was chosen as the company’s “office choice” organization of the year.  Nearly 30 of their dedicated and talented employees, along with their families, volunteered. They assembled window frames in preparation for… Read more

Forest County Potawatomi Foundation Supports Home Rehab

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity wishes to thank the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation for a grant to rehab one of the properties in our upcoming build season. This year alone we will serve nearly 40 families; building 13 new homes, rehabbing 5 properties, and helping more than 20 homeowners with needed repairs in the Washington Park… Read more