Editor’s note: Our Posts from the Community feature is a platform for community announcements and event postings. If you have a post to be considered, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit it directly. Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity (Milwaukee Habitat); a nonprofit helping families in need of safe, affordable housing; today announced it is launching a […]
Just in time for Earth Day (4/22), Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity ReStore is showcasing an exhibition of 116 recycled and repurposed works in their 9th annual Recycled Art Contest.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Habitat’s resale stores and donation centers, are celebrating 10 years in Milwaukee this month. Since 2006, Milwaukee’s ReStores have funded the construction of 25 Milwaukee Habitat homes by reselling donated home goods to the public. Donations of furniture, appliances, and cabinetry by local individuals and businesses have made it possible for 25 Milwaukee families to achieve their dream of owning their own homes.
Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity welcomed its 1,000th family served in the Greater Milwaukee area into their new home during a ceremony on Friday, June 17th, in the Washington Park neighborhood. For the past 32 years, Milwaukee Habitat has carried out their vision of building a world where everyone has a decent place to live through […]
During July’s Gallery Night & Day, Habitat for Humanity ReStore will be unveiling and selling a huge lot of artwork that was recently donated by Artistic Hangups by Wendy. The art gallery and framing studio recently closed and has donated hundreds of prints, posters & originals to ReStore, who’ll sell them at a fraction of the […]
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 North 38th Street—adding three owner-occupied houses to […]
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 neighborhood. “The success of our neighborhood revitalization efforts relies on partnerships with businesses […]
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 […]
In addition to being one of the largest fundraisers for Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity, Milwaukee’s ReStores prevent over one million pounds of usable materials from ending up in local landfills each year. Thanks to generous donations from businesses and individuals, ReStore is helping give new life to furniture, cabinetry, appliances and more. ReStore will be […]
In October of 2014, a house that was to become home to a Habitat family was critically damaged by fire. The house, located on the 2100 block of North 38th Street, was one of five complete rehab projects that Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity had been working on last year. Yer Her and his family of […]