Entries by Robin Macar

Habitat Hillsborough family featured in Centro Tampa news

Casas para los necesitados English translation by Nitza Rivera of an article published in Centro Tampa, a publication of Tampa Bay Times. Original article in Spanish. The Pizarro-Quinones home is being sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities. CENTRO TAMPA by Juan Carlos Chavez / APRIL 16, 2018 — The hustle is strong and intense, but […]

Uniting Missions: Habitat and The Mission Continues

Our Habitat for Humanity mission has been fortunate to receive tremendous help from a special group of volunteers who are themselves guided by mission. Since Veteran’s Day, nearly 100 veterans from The Mission Continues have volunteered on the Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County build sites, helping with varying phases of home construction for several […]

Habitat Hillsborough Names Chief Development Officer

TAMPA, FL, March 29, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County has promoted Richard Rogers, CFRE, to Chief Development Officer. Rogers will be responsible for comprehensive strategy and overall planning and execution of development activities. As Chief Development Officer, he will also work with the Habitat Hillsborough CEO and Board of Directors in developing […]

Working together, we can do so much.

Click here to watch the dedication video graciously created by the City of Tampa! With the passing of the keys, our newest homeowners celebrated the start of a bright, new beginning in their lives. Amidst a small crowd of community well-wishers that included Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Habitat home sponsors Drs. Kiran and Pallavi Patel […]

Tampa Catholic’s Habitat Club helps with home preservation

We are always pleased when our volunteers have a fulfilling experience on our Habitat work sites. Such is the case with an enthusiastic team from Tampa Catholic High School who helped out our Home Preservation Program a few weeks ago. Many thanks to TC for volunteering and for sharing this article and photos by Dr. […]

Patel Family Foundation presents $171,500 check to build 2 Habitat homes

BRANDON, FL, February 27, 2018 – In keeping with their philanthropic belief of “making an impact and doing good for society,” Drs. Kiran and Pallavi Patel have partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County to construct affordable homes that will make a life-changing difference for two low-income families. Dr. Kiran Patel recently presented a […]

Proposed federal budget cuts will exacerbate affordable housing crisis

PLEASE HELP ADVOCATE FOR HABITAT AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING! In the coming months, Habitat Hillsborough will advocate for affordable housing with local representatives in the Tampa Bay area. We are encouraging them to call on Congress to set aside this flawed budget proposal and instead work to prioritize solutions that will end the affordable housing crisis. […]

Building a Home and a Strong Foundation for Children

Click here to DONATE NOW! “Thank you for blessing us with the opportunity. Habitat will forever be a part of our tradition of giving thanks during Christmas.” – Candice Cowen Like most mothers, Candice Cowen knows love is the principal foundation for raising children. But she has come to realize that having a physical foundation […]