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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Welcomes Home Six Families in Largest-Ever Simultaneous Dedication

A dedication ceremony and block party on August 26 marked the completion of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s latest affordable housing initiative in North Philadelphia’s Diamond Park community.

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February 22

‘It’s not getting better out here, it’s getting worse’: After an officer’s death, the community around Temple is feeling the weight of ongoing gun violence

“It’s not getting better out here. It’s getting worse. Every day, killings. Senseless killings,” said Alelisa Stephens, a residential aide who works near where Officer Chris Fitzgerald was killed on Saturday.

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Habitat for Humanity receives $4 million grant to repair homes in Philly

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia has received a $4.1 million grant for its Home Repair Program, a sum that will ultimately enable the nonprofit to double the number of properties it fixes up each year.

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January 20

Nonprofits are Combating Burnout and Employee Turnover With Extra Time Off

Nonprofits saw a voluntary turnover rate of 20% in 2021. Three local organizations are trying new tactics to keep employees happy and healthy.

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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Building Homes for MLK Day

Ten volunteers from chemical company, Arkema, came out to help build six homes with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia at 16th and Page Streets for MLK Day of Service.

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November 11

A Home Improvement Project in North Philly Means a Milestone for Habitat

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is celebrating a major milestone. In the coming weeks, the nonprofit will finish up repairs on a two-story rowhome in Hunting Park — the organization’s 1,000th project since launching in 1985.

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Local History Comes to Life Through Interactive Art

WHYY highlighted the Brewerytown Sharswood Neighborhood Coalition’s new Play Everywhere Installations in North Philadelphia. Habitat Philadelphia had the opportunity to partner with the coaltion and launch this program which honors local Black legends in an interactive and creative way. 

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February 3

CEO Corinne O’Connell Interviews with WURD on Black Homeownership in Philly

CEO Corinne O’Connell joined Charles Ellison on WURD Radio to discuss how Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is working towards increasing overall Black homeownership in the city.

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May 24

CEO Corinne O’Connell interviews with WURD Radio

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December 1

Here are 37+ organizations to donate to during #GivingTuesday (or, really, any day)

By Sabrina Vourvoulias

GivingTuesday was launched in 2012 with a simple idea: to create a day that encourages people to do good. On #GivingTuesday, nonprofits around the world encourage their supporters to donate via the power of social media.

That day is today.

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