Midtown 100

One Neighborhood. One Hundred Homes. One Goal: Serve The Most Families In Our History. Milwaukee looks very different since we built our first home in 1984. Today, hardworking families are finding it increasingly difficult to afford a place to call home. Property values have fallen dramatically, particularly in areas of lower income families. At the… Read more

Donald Driver to Honor Milwaukee Habitat Executive Director

Donald Driver Announces 2018 Driven To Achieve Award Recipients MILWAUKEE, WI — Green Bay Packers Super Bowl Champion, All-Time Leading Receiver, Dancing with the Stars Champion and New York Times best-selling author Donald Driver today announced he will honor five Wisconsin individuals for their outstanding community efforts at the Donald Driver Foundation’s Fifth Annual Driven… Read more

Give the gift they’ll never forget

Because of your support, Milwaukee children living in stable, decent, affordable housing are doing better in school. According to a 2017 survey, 87% of Milwaukee Habitat homeowner’s children have graduated from high school. That’s nearly 30% higher than the average graduation rate of Milwaukee Public School students. Milwaukee families are qualifying for our program now, but… Read more

Habitat Opens Third ReStore in Greenfield

On Friday, November 17th Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of their newest ReStore, Habitat’s resale store and donation center. “ReStore South,” located in the former Bartz’s Party Store in Greenfield, is Milwaukee Habitat’s third ReStore in the county, joining the non-profit’s Wauwatosa and Walker’s Point locations…. Read more

NEW ReStore Opening This November!

On Friday, November 17th, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce it will open its third ReStore! “ReStore South,” Milwaukee Habitat’s newest resale store and donation center, is located at 4150 S. 108th St, Greenfield in the former Bartz’s Party Store location. All are invited for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30am on Friday, November 17th,… Read more

Former Drug House Transformed Into Safe, Stable Home

In the Washington Park neighborhood, this city-owned foreclosure sat vacant, decaying. Left in ruins by the former tenants, a gang of drug dealers who brought violence to the neighborhood. Partnering with the Milwaukee Police Department, the criminals were extinguished from the property, but the home was in desperate need of repair. Working with Alderman Russell… Read more

25 Years Of Building With Sargento

Sargento Foods is celebrating the 25th anniversary of partnering with Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. In 1992 Sargento became Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s first corporate “blitz build” sponsor. Since then, more than 810 Sargento employees have helped to build 27 Milwaukee-area homes and have donated approximately 16,200 volunteer hours. Sargento embraces a company-wide passion for charitable… Read more

Revitalizing A New Neighborhood

After working primarily in the Washington Park neighborhood since 2013 as part of a holistic neighborhood revitalization strategy, more than 215 families now have safe, affordable homes in the neighborhood and crime has decreased 48% on the blocks where we’ve built. Together, we plan to replicate those successes in communities east of Washington Park over… Read more

Ryan Braun Kicks Off Habitat Build Season

On Tuesday, June 6th Milwaukee 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 five new construction homes and rehab three previously foreclosed homes during Milwaukee Habitat’s week-long June Blitz… Read more

Milwaukee Habitat Volunteer Awards

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity could not function without the dedication of thousands of volunteers each year. Thanks to these individuals’ generosity, time, and hard work we can help families in need of safe, affordable housing in Milwaukee and around the globe. Each year, we take time to recognize those volunteers who go above and beyond… Read more