Zurn Industries/Rexnord Corporation Invests $75k into Midtown 100 Initiative

Zurn Industries, a Rexnord Company, has invested $75,000 in Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s Midtown 100 initiative. The funds will be used to help the organization build, rehab and repair 100 homes in the Midtown neighborhood over the next three years. This significant investment will help transform blocks of empty lots in the Midtown neighborhood into… Read more

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First Midtown 100 Family Moves In

Tiara, a mother of two (one an infant), for the past few years has been raising her young daughter in what she describes as a “concrete townhouse.” Simple concrete block, without insulation, was all that’s been separating her family from the cold Wisconsin winters. Heating bills had been through the roof. On top the mounting… Read more

Midtown Block Being Transformed Thanks to Komatsu

As part of their historic Midtown 100 initiative, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is transforming the 2000 block of North 30th street from a large vacant lot into a row of brand new affordable homes. More than 400 volunteers were on site the second week of September to completely frame four new homes thanks to support… Read more

Take Home a Piece of the Bradley Center

As the Milwaukee Bucks plan to start their season in the new Fiserv Forum, fans will have an opportunity to own a piece of their former home: the soon-to-be demolished Bradley Center. Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s Deconstruction Services team will be salvaging lockers, seating, cabinets, lighting and more from the iconic Milwaukee venue throughout the… Read more

Habitat Deconstruction to Salvage from Bradley Center

This September, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s Deconstruction Services will be salvaging reusable materials from the soon-to-be demolished Bradley Center. The Milwaukee Bucks are ensuring that rather than these items be thrown in local landfills that instead they’ll be resold at Milwaukee’s three ReStores with proceeds helping to build safe, affordable homes in our community…. Read more

Donald Driver Helps Rock the Block

On Saturday, June 16th, Green Bay Packers all-time leading receiver Donald Driver joined more than 40 volunteers from Northwestern Mutual to Rock the Block. These day-long events bring residents together with volunteers to perform minor exterior repairs and landscaping projects on homes throughout an entire block. The Packers legend helped Amani resident Dolores paint her… Read more

A house, once loved, becomes a home again, filled with magic

By: Crocker Stevenson – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Dawn Marks tried to keep her cool as she picked up her four kids from school. They could tell something was up. Dawn told them she had a surprise for them, one she had been working on for quite some time. For almost a year, Dawn had been… Read more

Industry Execs Raise the Walls of Habitat Homes

On Tuesday, June 5th industry leaders from area development, real estate and construction companies joined together to raise the walls of two Habitat for Humanity homes in Milwaukee’s Midtown neighborhood. The build, co-hosted by the Milwaukee Business Journal, is part of Habitat’s historic Midtown 100 initiative to build, rehab and repair 100 homes in the… Read more

Brewers Players Help Kick Off Build Season

  On Tuesday, May 22nd Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun, Christian Yelich and Chase Anderson helped Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity kick off their build season in the Midtown Neighborhood. Braun spoke in front of a large crowd of volunteers on site to raise the walls of seven new construction homes being built on the 2100 and… Read more