Entries by Robin Macar

Habitat Hillsborough to open its third ReStore

BRANDON, FL, June 28, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County will debut its third ReStore retail operation with the opening of its new 15,000-square-foot location on Saturday, July 14th at 501 W. Robertson Street in Brandon. At 10:00 a.m. the doors will officially open to the public to participate in the grand opening […]

Habitat’s HPP ramps up to help disabled vet

This past Memorial Day, Habitat Hillsborough launched its “Veterans Initiative,” a program for veterans in need of an affordable home, home repair or looking to get involved in their community. On June 14th, an opportunity arose for our Veterans Initiative to collaborate with our Home Preservation Program (HPP) and come together to help a disabled […]

TCM Bank Executives Join Volunteers on Habitat Women Build Site

TCM Bank also presented a $10,000 check to Habitat Hillsborough TEMPLE TERRACE, FL, May 17, 2018 – Community bank representatives spent Wednesday morning rolling paint on the walls of a Temple Terrace home built by more than 150 Habitat for Humanity “Women Build” volunteers. In honor of TCM Bank’s second year as a Gold Hammer […]

Lowe’s participates on Tampa build site for Habitat National Women Build Week

More than 18,000 women construction volunteers unite nationwide to build up their communities with local Habitat for Humanity affiliates. TEMPLE TERRACE, FL (May 7, 2018) – For the 11th year, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s are engaging women nationwide to work together to build Habitat homes during this year’s “National Women Build Week” from May […]

Volunteers and corporate partners raise more than the roof for Habitat Hillsborough’s Women Build

Their t-shirts boast that “girls play house, women build them.” But for this year’s Habitat Hillsborough Women Build, the 150-plus women volunteers are fueling the construction event with more than a can-do attitude and a giant helping of girl power. The Women Build volunteers have personally fund-raised an astounding $90,000 to help cover construction costs […]

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 […]