Entries by Habitat Hillsborough Editorial Team

Habitat Hillsborough ReStores receive Ashley furniture donation valued at $25,000

Ashley Partners with Habitat for Humanity to support affordable housing efforts.  Tampa, FL (April 15, 2022) — Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County ReStore thrift operations received a large donation of outdoor furniture products valued at $25,000 from Ashley, the largest retail furniture store brand in North America. The donated furniture items were featured April […]

Habitat for Humanity and GAF Install Nation’s First Roof Made with Recycled Shingles for Tampa Veteran Family

Tampa, FL — March 29, 2022 — GAF, North America’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County, Florida to donate the country’s first recycled asphalt shingle roof manufactured with post-consumer waste material to a limited income Tampa family.  Horace Montgomery, a military veteran lives with his son Carl, […]

Habitat Hillsborough CEO reflects on the MacKenzie Scott gift

We are deeply grateful for the gift we just received from MacKenzie Scott, which will spark significant growth at our organization and enable us to serve more families in need of affordable housing.  However, this great gift alone cannot solve the housing crisis that our community is currently experiencing.  A family is considered housing cost […]

Habitat Hillsborough receives $7.5M of Transformational $436M Gift to Habitat International

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Tina Forcier, CEO, Habitat Hillsborough Tforcier@habitathillsborough.org HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY will use its $7.5M gift to address affordable housing shortage in Hillsborough County. Tampa, FL (March 22, 2022) — Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County, along with Habitat for Humanity International, and 83 U.S. Habitat affiliate organizations, recently received $436 million in unrestricted giving from American author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Of that, Habitat for Humanity […]

TD Charitable Foundation awards Habitat Hillsborough $250,000 Grant

Support from the TD Charitable Foundation will help Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County expand programs and services. TAMPA, FL, MARCH 8, 2022 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County was recently awarded a $250,000 Housing for Everyone grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank,, America’s Most Convenient Bank®. […]

Car donations generate $100K in funding for Habitat Hillsborough’s building program.

Wow! Pat yourselves on the back Habitat Hillsborough car donors! Habitat for Humanity International recently notified us that our affiliate has successfully generated more than $100K life-to-date funding for our home building program from car donations. Many thanks to all who have generously donated their vehicles to help fund our mission to provide affordable homeownership […]

Habitat Hillsborough’s first CEO Build begins construction on home for a local family.

TEMPLE TERRACE, FL — February 21, 2022– Habitat Hillsborough’s first annual “CEO Build” kicked off February 18th with nearly 40 CEOs and C-Suite executives from Tampa Bay businesses and organizations who came together to build a forever home for a local family in need of affordable housing. The C-Suite executives who volunteered at the Habitat […]

Habitat Hillsborough Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for 5th Consecutive Year

Tampa, FL — November 1, 2021 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  This is the fifth consecutive time that Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County has earned this top distinction. Since 2002, using […]

Greater Tampa REALTORS partner with Habitat Hillsborough for “Real Estate Build” to build for two families

TEMPLE TERRACE, FL – October 1, 2021 – With the official “roof raiser” opening of the construction site scheduled for October 6th, the Tampa professional realtor community is coming together for its second consecutive annual “Real Estate Build” by partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County to build affordable homes for limited-income families. After […]

Morgan Auto Group and Gator Ford partner on a fourth Habitat home.

TAMPA, FL – August 19, 2021 – Unable to find affordable rental space on her modest salary, Arielle Atkins and her two-year-old son were sharing a bedroom, living in a home with six adult family members, which meant no privacy, living space or storage for their belongings. Her world changed last spring with the help of […]