Mother’s Day Photo Shoots Honor Habitat Family

On May 13, 2017, Milwaukee Habitat united family and friends to commemorate and honor the memory of Milan Jordan, daughter of DeeAnna Brown. Acknowledging what would have been “Milan’s Sweet Sixth Birthday” DeeAnna hosted a “mama and me” photo session with the theme being, “Life and Motherhood are the sweetest treats.”  First time home-buyer and 1,000th Habitat… Read more

Building Brighter Futures

This spring, help us build better homes that create brighter futures. Because everyone deserves a decent place to live. We just marked another productive year, helping 36 families in Milwaukee build and repair their very own places to call home. It’s now time to dig in and continue this momentum in 2017. Every single one… Read more

Milwaukee Habitat Awarded for Neighborhood Revitalization

In partnership with the Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and Dominican Center have received  2 of 7 national MetLife Foundation Community- Police Partnership Awards for Excellence in Neighborhood Revitalization and Economic Vitality and Excellence in Civic Engagement respectively. Since 2002, the MetLife Foundation and LISC’s National Community Safety Initiative have partnered to recognize innovative partnerships between… Read more

ReStore Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

This November, ReStore is celebrating 10 glorious years in Milwaukee and we couldn’t have done it without YOU! In that time, ReStore has raised funds to build 25 Milwaukee Habitat homes, helping families own safe, decent, affordable homes. To thank you for all your support, enjoy 10 DAYS OF SALES at both East & West… Read more

ReStore Salvages Treasure from 120 Year Old Warehouse

Have you seen the antique warehouse items at ReStore lately?! Get an exclusive look into how our Deconstruction team salvaged them in this article by Bobby Tanzilo: —————– There was a time when removing a building from the landscape was a dramatic affair. Buildings were imploded with a boom and a plume of grey dust,… Read more

Milwaukee Area Pastors Build

On Tuesday, July 12, pastors from Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist, Lutheran and Evangelical denominations joined Vicar General Father Tim Kitzke and Thrivent Financial CEO Brad Hewitt to help build a new construction Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity home in the Washington Park Neighborhood. The home is being sponsored by Thrivent Financial, whose members began construction on the… Read more

Neighborhood Revitalization

Communities involved in neighborhood revitalization, please consider submitting a letter of interest to Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity expressing your community’s desire to partner together to meet your housing and safety goals. Anticipated timeframe for Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity to transition into the next great neighborhood will be 2018. Milwaukee Habitat’s Revitalization Goals: To serve more… Read more

Lowe’s Neighborhood Revitalization Grant

Milwaukee Habitat and Lowe’s have teamed up to provide extensive work through a “ROCK THE BLOCK” program, a volunteer event built on our mission to reconnect the community through repair and neighborhood beautification projects. Milwaukee Habitat is one of 1,400 affiliates from across the country who was awarded a $250,000 grant from Lowe’s for neighborhood revitalization… Read more

Brewers Host Garage Build

On Friday, June 10th, as part of the Brewers Beyond the Diamond community outreach initiative, the Brewers hosted a Milwaukee Habitat garage build at Miller Park. Brewers players, led by Ryan Braun, joined some of the Brewers Wives and staff members to frame the garage that will accompany the Habitat home that Braun and Brewers Community Foundation are… Read more

1000th Habitat Family Moves In!

On Friday, June 17th, Milwaukee Habitat welcomed its 1,000th family served in the Greater Milwaukee area into their new home in the Washington Park neighborhood. Over the past 32 years, Milwaukee Habitat has carried out our vision of building a world where everyone has a decent place to live through new construction, home rehab, and… Read more