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Boots for Building 2014: "Get Your Boots On and GIVE BACK!"

“Remember: we leave no one behind.”  Iraq veteran and former U.S. Representative Patrick Murphy helped kick off the first-ever Boots For... [Read More]

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

Habitat Philadelphia builds and repairs homes locally, but we’re making a global impact!  Through the Habitat For Humanity tithe system, we... [Read 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... [Read 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... [Read More]

Philadelphia University’s Freedom By Design partners with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia: A Hallway renovation for Ms. Alisa

By Sara DeMuth As a program of Philadelphia University’s chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), Freedom by Design... [Read More]

Home Repair and Weatherization: Critical to a Growing Philadelphia

By Rocky Font-Soloway Our Weatherization and Home Repair Program (WHRP) reached its latest milestone in January, completing its second round of... [Read More]