“If we care about health, education, crime reduction, economic growth, and the growth of our city as a whole then we need to care about the housing that makes these things possible,” says guest columnist Corrine O’Connell of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia.”
Philadelphia, PA – On October 17, 2019, volunteers from Chubb made an impact with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia for the insurance industry’s annual Week of Giving. This eight-day, industry-wide initiative supports community non-profits in their missions on a worldwide scale. During this week, Chubb volunteers worked alongside Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia staff at Oxford Green, Habitat’s 20 home development in Sharswood, North Central Philadelphia.
In the month of October, Summer Classics Home, the manufacturer, and retailer of Summer Classics luxury outdoor furnishings and Gabby high style indoor furnishings will donate a percentage of their sales to support the Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia.
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (CBS Philly) — The Phillie Phanatic was in North Philadelphia on Wednesday.
102.9 WMGK’s John DeBella, Debbi Calton, Andre Gardner, and Tony Harris will be broadcasting live from the Habitat Philadelphia ReStore from 11am to 3pm to collect ReStore donations and raise awareness for affordable housing in Philadelphia.
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A local construction company is partnering with Habitat for Humanity to help the organization build 20 homes from scratch in North Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2300 block of Oxford Street used to be the site of a housing project until it was demolished a few years ago. Now, Habitat for Humanity is part of an effort to transform the area.
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Habitat for humanity is at the forefront of a major project, that will bring 20 new affordable homes to one Philadelphia community.
Habitat breaks ground at Oxford Green (2300 W. Oxford) in Sharswood. When complete, Oxford Green will be home for 20 families in Habitat’s Homeownership Program.
Nichole Currie, Plan Philly
Bobby McCurdy, 76, lives on his own in the four-bedroom Sharswood home he inherited from his mother. Living alone at this stage in his life doesn’t bother him — he likes the freedom to do what he wants, when he wants, he said.