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
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
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
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
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
Watch Milwaukee Habitat Executive Director, Brian Sonderman, joined by Sang Kim, Regional President, Wells Fargo and Guy Smith, COO, Milwaukee County Dept. of Parks on TMJ4’s Morning Blend. They discuss our partnership to revitalize the Washington Park pool.
On May 17th, Brewers All-Star Ryan Braun helped Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity kick off their build season in the Washington Park Neighborhood. Braun spoke in front of a large crowd of volunteers who were on site to help completely frame two homes on the 2100 block of North 39th street during Milwaukee Habitat’s week-long May Blitz Build (5/16-5/20). Braun… Read more
Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. On 5/4/16, at the Southshore Pavilion in Bayview, we celebrated some of the all-stars of our organization who have gone above and beyond to further our vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Thanks to all who’ve volunteered to help families in need of… Read more
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Two years ago, demolition work began on Milwaukee Habitat’s first complete rehab project in over a decade. Amy and her children moved into the former boarded-up duplex in 2014. “Being a homeowner is wonderful; I can breathe much easier. The mortgage payments are less than what I paid for the low-income apartment we rented.” Amy said…. Read more