Entries by Habitat Hillsborough Editorial Team

Candlelight Celebration Caps Off Veterans Build 2019

Thanks to the generosity of our Veterans Initiative partner, Bank of America, and 27 participating sponsors, in-kind donors and hundreds of volunteers, we had an outstanding Veterans Week of Service November 5th – 11th and Veterans Build new home construction for Air Force veteran Vincent Smith and his brother, Caleb, which began Veterans Day. After […]

Veteran Writes About Habitat Hillsborough’s Home Preservation Program

During our Veterans Week of Service, Nov. 5th – 11th, Navy veteran Tim Healy was one of seven veteran homeowners whose homes received exterior repairs and renovations by our Home Preservation Program team led by HPP Manager Jeremy Cooke and nearly 100 volunteers who came out to help. Five weeks later we were pleasantly surprised […]

Habitat Hillsborough and Bank of America Officially “Raise the Roof” on Second Veterans Build Home

TAMPA, Fla., November 5, 2019 – For the second consecutive year, Bank of America is affirming its support for Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s Veterans Initiative program with a $25,000 grant that will assist the nonprofit in serving local veterans with affordable homeownership, home repairs and volunteer opportunities. As Habitat’s Veterans Initiative program partner, […]

Sponsors host Wounded Warriors at Habitat Hillsborough’s fishing tournament

In addition to the fantastic success of our first annual Veterans Build Inshore Fishing Slam Tournament, we were honored to have treated eight Wounded Warrior veterans to a day out on the water, thanks to the generosity of two of our Veterans Initiative sponsors, American Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. and Aleman Construction Services. Each […]

Habitat Board Chair Completes Harvard Nonprofit Leadership Program

Our Board Chairman recently completed Harvard Business School’s “Governing for Nonprofit Excellence” program to bring world-class nonprofit governing practices to Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County, Florida. After serving as a Board member for the past five years, Mark Zdrojewski began serving as Board Chair for the 2019-2020 fiscal year on July 1st. He replaces Habitat Hillsborough’s Emeritus […]

Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County

TAMPA, FL, September 24, 2019  – For the second consecutive year, Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County has been named the beneficiary of the October 18th Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament with 100% of proceeds to be donated to the nonprofit’s affordable home building program for local, low-income families. Sponsored by the Pineywoods Realty, the tournament will […]

Habitat Hillsborough Hosts Affordable Homeownership Opportunities and Resource Event for Veterans

If you are a military veteran in need of affordable homeownership, please join us for an informative event about opportunities and resources available in our community specifically for veterans presented by several affordable housing leaders including Habitat Hillsborough, Bank of America, Operation Hope, Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay and Tampa Housing Authority. Saturday, October 26, 2019 […]

Raising the roof on the first of two Habitat-Thrivent Faith Build homes

As the sun rose early Saturday morning there was a glow of a different kind on the build site as 20 volunteers arrived to kick off the start of the annual Habitat Hillsborough / Thrivent Faith Build. Excited to be part of this annual faith community event, these enthusiastic volunteers quickly went to work to […]

Publix contributes $55,000 to build Habitat Hillsborough home for Tampa family of four

TAMPA, FL (August 29, 2019) – Thanks to a generous donation from Publix Super Markets Charities, the dream of homeownership has come true for a Tampa mother and her three children, who received the key to their recently completed Habitat for Humanity home at a dedication ceremony Thursday morning. Publix Super Markets Charities (PSMC) contributed […]

Habitat breaks ground on its Faith Build for two homes

TAMPA, FL – August 1, 2019 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County kicked off its annual 10-week “Faith Build” event this morning when representatives from Thrivent Financial and eight local faith congregations used their gold shovels to turn the dirt for the symbolic start of home construction in the USF community development area for […]