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Habitat Homeowner’s Daughter Talks About What Home Means to Her

After several years of moving from apartment to apartment in search of affordable and secure shelter, Latifah Aldrich and her daughter, Amya, will soon be closing on their new Habitat home built in partnership with our Faith Build sponsors. Special thanks to our 2020 Faith Build partners All Saints Lutheran Church and Carrollwood Baptist Church. Amya […]

Habitat Hillsborough receives $25,000 Fifth Third Foundation grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County receives operational support from $25,000 Fifth Third Foundation grant. TAMPA, FL (January 6, 2021) – As the pandemic continues to impact our communities and stable housing is more important than ever, Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s homes continue to be built to provide affordable homeownership opportunities for […]

Family overcomes pandemic challenges to achieve dream of a home of their own.

This year’s pandemic has created havoc in most everybody’s lives. But for the families Habitat for Humanity serves, Covid-19 has been especially challenging. The Herrington Family Expecting their first child, Malik and Destiny Herrington qualified for our Habitat Hillsborough program in July, 2019. Malik works full-time for GoodWill Industries and is also active in the Army […]

Habitat Hillsborough Receives Top Design Award for Veterans Build Home

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) hosted a 2020 U.S. Habitat House Design Contest and the independent panel of judges has awarded “Best in Resiliency” to the Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County 2019 Veterans Build Home! The home, which Habitat Hillsborough completed in December 2019 for U.S. Air Force veteran Vincent Smith, was selected from among […]

Habitat Hillsborough Earns 4th Consecutive Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating

Tampa, FL — December 1, 2020 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned its fourth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  “It’s important our donors know that we are accountable and transparent so they can trust that we’re using […]

My Personal Feelings About Habitat for Humanity

Air Force veteran Vincent Smith is a Habitat Hillsborough homeowner who purchased his home last December, which was built during our 2019 Veterans Build.  Vincent works full time and is also the full time caregiver to his younger brother who is wheelchair bound due to severe illness. He recently wrote us this letter, which we […]

Habitat for Humanity to build three homes in Hillsborough County with assistance of Wells Fargo Foundation grant

TAMPA, FL (September 4, 2020) – Three Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County homes are currently under construction thanks to a partnership with Wells Fargo and Habitat for Humanity International that includes an $8 million donation. The funding from the Wells Fargo Foundation supports the construction and repairs of safe and affordable housing for limited-income families […]