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Habitat Detroit Partners with FCA US for House Build 213 86 habitatdetroit

Habitat Detroit Partners with FCA US for House Build

DETROIT, MI, June 10, 2016 – Habitat for Humanity Detroit and FCA US LLC kicked off their 2016 collaborative build this morning in Lincoln Park.  The early morning celebration began with a few brief remarks before FCA US employees raised the walls for a new home on Park Avenue.  The home is the first of three…

Habitat Detroit and Lowe’s volunteers celebrate Habitat’s National Women Build Week 576 216 habitatdetroit

Habitat Detroit and Lowe’s volunteers celebrate Habitat’s National Women Build Week

MEDIA ADVISORY Media Contact: Keith Koppmeier Habitat for Humanity Detroit 313.939.2723 313.485.0429 (cell) kkoppmeier@habitatdetroit.org Habitat for Humanity Detroit and Lowe’s volunteers help families build strength and stability in celebration of Habitat’s National Women Build Week DETROIT, MI. (5/5/2016) More than 30 Habitat Detroit volunteers and 20 Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers will join together on May…

Habitat Detroit Honors “Stars” at 5th Annual Red Carpet Bash 1000 400 habitatdetroit

Habitat Detroit Honors “Stars” at 5th Annual Red Carpet Bash

On Saturday, February 27, Habitat for Humanity Detroit held its 5th Annual Red Carpet Bash, sponsored by Lear Corporation, at the beautiful Fillmore Theater in the heart of Detroit. This evening included many visual artistic expressions including: Models in dresses made from household items like bubble wrap, caution tape and paint swatches designed by Matthew…

Habitat Detroit and College for Creative Studies Collaborates on Project 1000 400 habitatdetroit

Habitat Detroit and College for Creative Studies Collaborates on Project

Habitat for Humanity Detroit Collaborates with College for Creative Studies to Raise Awareness for Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization Issues “Opening Doors of Opportunity” Art Exhibit Collaboration Begins Detroit, Michigan – January 28, 2016 Habitat for Humanity Detroit and College for Creative Studies (CCS) is collaborating on a project where students will create art projects…

Nominations for the 2016 Habbies 1000 400 habitatdetroit

Nominations for the 2016 Habbies

Today, the nominees were announced for the Academy Awards. We’re also announcing the nominees for the 2016 Habbies! We’re so thankful and excited to celebrate with all of these nominees and all of our volunteers, sponsors, community partners and supporters at the 5th Annual Red Carpet Bash on Saturday, February 27, 2016. Join us as…

2015 Blitz Build 1200 600 habitatdetroit

2015 Blitz Build

Thank You…. Everyone leaves behind footprints in the sands of time, but your footprints will be engraved in stone for future generations to follow.  On behalf of Habitat for Humanity Detroit and our family partners, thank you for volunteering for the 2015 Blitz Build and turning dreams of homeownership for families into reality. Watch this video recap…

Sylvia Hubbard – Habitat Detroit Homeowner Story 1002 401 habitatdetroit

Sylvia Hubbard – Habitat Detroit Homeowner Story

Two years ago I can say I would have never imagined my house burning to the ground in 8 minutes and losing everything. In my world, where my middle name is Murphy’s Law & I live in Detroit, I was at a point in my life – a sort of ceiling – where I thought…

2015 Red Carpet Bash 1200 581 habitatdetroit

2015 Red Carpet Bash

Habitat for Humanity Detroit hosted its 4th Annual Red Carpet Bash on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Fillmore Detroit. The event raised over $140,000 to support affordable housing solutions in Detroit. Watch the highlight video below. Congratulations to our 2015 Habbie Award Winners: Construction Volunteers of the Year – Jerry Gaines and Jim Garlough Non-Construction Volunteer of the Year…

Benefits of a Restored Home 1200 600 habitatdetroit

Benefits of a Restored Home

Home Styles: Varied according to the neighborhood, generally 3 or 4 bedroom Bungalow and colonial styles are most prevalent Some feature hardwood floors and classic molding profiles Plaster walls and ceilings are common Full basements are common Energy Efficient Features: Upgraded insulation and weather sealing Energy Star certified windows Energy-efficient furnaces with setback thermostats Energy-efficient…

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