Tag: Milwaukee

“Generational wealth has got to start somewhere”

“Generational wealth has got to start somewhere” By investing in Habitat homeownership, Tayana is looking to build equity in asset that will benefit her family for years to come. “Generational wealth has got to start somewhere,” she says. Tayana is building a three bedroom home in Milwaukee’s Midtown neighborhood. She and her young son, Josiah,… Read more

Growing Up Habitat

Kweku’s parents purchased his family’s Milwaukee Habitat home when he was in middle school. Now 17 years later, he’s reflecting on the impact Habitat homeownership had on his life and writing letters to Habitat supporters. Read them and watch his story below. A Stable Foundation I hope you are well! My name is Kweku-TeAngelo Cargile Jr…. Read more

Thank You

Habitat Gala Raises $465,000 for Affordable Homeownership On Thursday evening, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity hosted the annual Framing the Future Gala from inside their early 20th century woodshop. The event, which welcomed over 325 attendees, raised $465,000 to build safe, affordable housing in our city. Framing the Future Gala, presented by BMO Harris Bank, is Milwaukee Habitat for… Read more

Celebrating World Habitat Day

More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly took an important step in promoting the idea that everyone deserves a decent place to live by declaring that the first Monday in October would be World Habitat Day. Every year Habitat for Humanity joins our partners around the world to rededicate ourselves to recognizing the… Read more

Opening a Business

Opening a Business As the cost of living increases, Princena wanted to invest in something that she could rely on and leave behind for her children. She applied to become a Milwaukee Habitat homeowner, and after working with our family services team, she was accepted into the program.  Princena is the first person in her… Read more