Entries by Habitat Hillsborough Editorial Team

Veterans Build Week of Service: Day 4

Today is Day 4 of Habitat Hillsborough’s Veterans Build Week of Service and we are partnering with Preferred Materials, Inc. , a CRH Company, and our Proud Patriot Sponsor to complete a construction project on the new, forever home of U. S. Air Force Veteran Nick Pirko. Fun fact about Nick Pirko; he is one […]

Veterans Build Week of Service: Day 3

Today is Day 3 of Habitat Hillsborough’s Veterans Build Week of Service and we are partnering with Friends of US Military Families, our Proud Patriot Sponsor, and Regions Bank, our Habitat Hero Sponsor, to paint and landscape the home of David Rowe.  David is an Army Vietnam Veteran who served as an Infantryman and is […]

RED Day

Today is National RED Day. Remembering Everyone Deployed. RED Day, is a National Day of Remembrance for our Service Members currently deployed around the world. Today Habitat Hillsborough staff will volunteer to paint and landscape the home of Alonzo Benton, a U. S. Army Veteran who served from 1953 to 1955. Over twenty (20) Habitat […]

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®. […]