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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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HEAL Asthma Project & Habitat Detroit

As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, Habitat for Humanity Detroit is proud to have partnered with Merck and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to build a home with asthma-healthy features for a low-income family affected by the disease. The Build Smart Breathe Easier program was facilitated by Habitat for Humanity International,…

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Jimmy Carter Work Project Brings 30 New Homes to Southwest Detroit

After nearly two years of planning and preparation, the 2005 Jimmy Carter Work Project (JCWP) is complete after a whirlwind week, bringing 30 new homes to Southwest Detroit. Beginning June 19 and wrapping up June 24, the JCWP brought together an incredible 1,500 volunteers to make the project a success. President Carter and his wife,…

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