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Habitat for Humanity Detroit Hires New CEO 500 750 habitatdetroit

Habitat for Humanity Detroit Hires New CEO

Habitat for Humanity Detroit Board of Directors has hired Stephanie Osterland as its new Chief Executive Officer. Stephanie is replacing Evelyn Brown, the organization’s interim CEO, who is completing her year-long contract position and returning to retirement after leading the affiliate through a successful reorganization and strategic planning process. Stephanie served on the leadership team…

Habitat Detroit on WXYZ Detroit – Build CommUNITY Event on June 8, 2019 2041 2041 habitatdetroit

Habitat Detroit on WXYZ Detroit – Build CommUNITY Event on June 8, 2019

For more information about the event, go to the Build CommUNITY Event page.

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DTE Works with Habitat for Humanity Detroit to Improve Detroit’s North End

“Good corporate citizenship” is something that many companies talk about but not all companies practice. DTE Energy is priding itself on not only “talking the talk but also “walking the walk” when it comes to good corporate citizenship. Towards that end, 13 DTE employees spent a day last month working in partnership with Habitat for…

Habitat for Humanity Detroit Helps Family of 3 Get New Home for Holidays 709 401 habitatdetroit

Habitat for Humanity Detroit Helps Family of 3 Get New Home for Holidays

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. – Ira Harris and her children were living with family in Detroit but needed a place to call their own. She heard about Habitat for Humanity in Detroit. “I heard it on the news, Channel 4 (WDIV), and I looked it up and I fit all the requirements, so why not?” she said.…

Thanks to all of the volunteers who came out for WXYZ/WMYD’s 6th Annual BuildUp with Habitat Detroit 636 360 habitatdetroit

Thanks to all of the volunteers who came out for WXYZ/WMYD’s 6th Annual BuildUp with Habitat Detroit

Thank you to WXYZ and WMYD for partnering with us at the 6th Annual BuildUp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Who knew priming and painting could be so much fun?! But that’s…

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Comcast Newsmakers Segment

Recently, Ken Cockrel Jr. sat down with Comcast Newsmakers to talk about Habitat for Humanity Detroit’s impact in the city and surrounding communities over the affiliate’s 30 year history as well as future plans.

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…

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