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 Employees Support Habitat On & Off Build Site

We are pleased to recognize support from 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

Habitat Awards Supporters at Blueprint Breakfast

The Inaugural Blueprint Breakfast is an event that celebrates with pride the accomplishments and support of the many individuals who choose to support the mission we lead. Humanitarian of the Year Presented to an individual for either their personal contribution, advocacy through their church and/or civic organization and for their great synergy in support of… Read more

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