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Nissan donates TITAN truck to Habitat for Humanity Detroit to support local construction efforts

Habitat for Humanity Detroit is excited to announce it received a TITAN pickup truck from Nissan. The donation is part of Nissan’s $800K national partnership renewal with Habitat for Humanity to support local Habitat affiliates across the U.S. Nissan is donating five vehicles to local Habitat affiliates this year to use for hauling and transport…

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Habitat for Humanity Detroit and Victors Home Solutions Team Up Again to Put New Roofs Over Detroit Veterans’ Heads

For Habitat Detroit, teaming up with Victors Home Solutions was a straightforward choice. Both organizations share a commitment to providing people with safe, livable structures that residents are proud to call home. The partnership between the two organizations began last November when they replaced the roofs of two local Detroit Veterans’ homes. It continues this…

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Meet Larry & Regina

On any given day, it’s common for four generations of Larry and Regina’s family to drop into their home in the Morningside neighborhood of Detroit to share a meal, a story, a laugh. The couple, who married later in life, enjoy a large, blended family. After living in their community for nearly a decade, Larry…

Meet Aretha 1200 800 habitatdetroit

Meet Aretha

Wide doors and hallways, low cabinets, railings in the bathroom, a ramp on the front porch. For Aretha, the accessibility features in her Habitat for Humanity Detroit home “make a big difference” for her and her two children, 21-year-old Devin and 20-year-old Zacaya. Aretha has cerebral palsy and uses a walker, and Devin and Zacaya…

Meet Jessica 1200 800 habitatdetroit

Meet Jessica

For Jessica, there has never been anything more important than providing a safe and secure home for her children, 15-year-old Amiyah and 1-year-old Noa. But the single mom struggled to find decent and affordable housing in her native Detroit. The family’s rental had a leaking roof, an unstable foundation and mice. “We were living in…

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Meet Donyelle

As an employee of Detroit Public Schools in Michigan for 36 years, Donyelle understands the importance of education. She has worked tirelessly to instill a desire for learning in each of her five children, but working a full-time job while being a widowed mother left little time for Donyelle to pursue her own higher education.…

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Habitat for Humanity Detroit Celebrates in Morningside

The threat of rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of those who gathered together on Saturday, April 22, on Maryland Street to celebrate Habitat for Humanity’s Home is the Key Campaign. Habitat Detroit was chosen for this national campaign which raises funds and drives awareness around the growing need for affordable housing all across the United…

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Rocket CommUNITY Day

Rocket Volunteers Take Community Garden to New Heights! Thanks to the 35 Rocket Community Fund volunteers who helped make improvements to an incredible community garden in the Morningside neighborhood. The garden, owned by Emerald Isles Community Development Corp., had a great start and the Rocket volunteers were able to make it even better, despite a…

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New Morningside Newsletter


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National Guard Volunteering Day

Thank you, National Guard Association of Michigan, for your day of hard work and commitment to Detroit! More than a dozen members of the National Guard of Michigan (NGAM) and their spouses joined us in the Morningside neighborhood on May 21 for a full day of building, demo, clean-up, and improvements! Working with the NGAM…

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