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February 13

Rep. Donna Bullock and Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Pave the Way for More Affordable Housing in North Philly

A $220,280 grant from the Local Share Account will be used for environmental remediation at 19th Street and Montgomery Avenue, clearing a path to develop up to 12 affordable housing units for first-time homeowners in need.

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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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July 6

Keeping Families in Their Homes: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Expands Home Repair Program with State Housing Grant

Thirty additional families will work alongside Habitat Philly to make critical home repairs thanks to a $315,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund. 

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Press Release: Arkema Partners with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – Arkema, a leader in specialty materials, has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia for a sponsorship at the Community Builder level. Through its three-year sponsorship, Arkema will provide a total of $330,000 in funding, donate its sustainable building products and offer its technical expertise, and contribute employee volunteers to help build homes in addition to other programs to support Philadelphians. Arkema’s contributions will help Habitat Philadelphia to increase homeownership rates for people of color, creating strong and stable communities.

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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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September 20

Habitat For Humanity Philly Celebrates Day Of Giving

Habitat Philadelphia is holding their first ever Habitat Day Of Giving on Monday October 3rd, with the goal or raising $100,000 in 24 hours, to assist in the building and repairing of the next 1,000 homes in Philadelphia.

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