News & Events

News & Events

Philadelphia to Nicaragua (and Back): Local Building, Global Impact

by Henry Habitat Philadelphia builds and repairs homes locally, but we’re making a global impact!  Through the Habitat For Humanity tithe system, we donate a tenth of what we raise each year to [MORE...]

Who Says You Can’t Go Home Again? Rebuilding Hope in West Philly

Lorraine Gomez knows what it means to be rooted to a place.  She has rich memories of growing up on Viola Street in West Philadelphia, on a block lined with huge trees and elegant Victorian-style [MORE...]

Habitat Builders’ Challenge Media Blitz!

                  The Habitat Builders’ Challenge took place July 17-19 at our Point Breeze work site, with local construction companies stepping forward [MORE...]

Building on Faith Week 2014: Helping Hands and Historic Preservation on Viola Street

  “Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.” – Mary McLeod Bethune A couple years ago, Habitat Philadelphia [MORE...]

Habitat’s Weatherization Program:  Small changes make a big difference

By Rocky Font-Soloway “Brrr, why is it SO COLD in my house?  Why is this room colder than that one?  Whew, my gas bill is through the roof this month!”  If you’ve heard yourself saying something [MORE...]