Associated Bank partners with Habitat for Humanity

$2 million mortgage sale, employee engagement to support affordable housing for hardworking families Associated Bank has purchased approximately $2 million in residential loan mortgages from Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.  It is the largest one-time sale of mortgages in the affiliate’s history, and the funds will support the organization’s five-year revitalization initiative in Milwaukee’s Washington Park… Read more

Habitat hosting Donation Drives at Mayfair, Cardinal Stritch, & Oak Creek

Save the Date! Join Habitat for Humanity and donate your home furnishings, appliances and building supplies at one of our many DONATION DRIVES this month! Get a start on your spring cleaning and support a great cause: Mayfair Donation Drive (4th Annual) April 18th (10am-2pm) Click Here for More – Macy’s Northeast Lot Cardinal Stritch… Read more

Habitat ReStore hosts Gallery Night with Recycled Art Contest

All month long, Milwaukee’s Habitat for Humanity ReStores are celebrating reuse and repurposing. Now a pinnacle of ReStore’s April celebrations, the 6th Annual Recycled Art Contest exhibit opened Tuesday at ReStore East (420 S. 1st, Milwaukee). The contest challenges ReStore shoppers to create works of art or repurpose items using primarily ReStore product. The result… Read more

Milwaukee Habitat Recognized Internationally as “Affiliate of Distinction”

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity has been named one of 14 “Affiliates of Distinction” by Habitat for Humanity International for its achievements and innovation in serving Milwaukee. This is the first year Milwaukee Habitat has been selected into this award program. “To be recognized as amongst the ‘best of the best’ affiliates by Habitat International is… Read more

Habitat for Humanity Night with the Admirals

Friday, March 27th the Milwaukee Admirals hockey team will host Habitat for Humanity Night during their 7pm showdown with the Chicago Wolves. Habitat for Humanity’s work in the community will be featured throughout the night, with a highlight of one integral Habitat volunteer as the Admiral’s Hometown Hero. Through this exclusive ticket offer, a portion… Read more

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