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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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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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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Concludes We Build Together Campaign at $5.7 million, Surpassing Original Goal by $700,000

The organization will scale its programs to work alongside twice as many Philadelphia families.

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April 20

MacKenzie Scott dontates $436 million to Habitat for Humanity

MacKenzie Scott, American author and philanthropist, has donated $436 million to Habitat for Humanity International and 84 of its U.S. affiliates.

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March 22

Habitat for Humanity Philly will use $5 million gift from MacKenzie Scott to increase affordable housing

The philanthropist donated $436 million to the nonprofit homebuilder and 84 U.S. affiliate organizations

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