Entries by Robin Macar

Habitat Hillsborough and Lowe’s unite women volunteers to repair local woman’s home during International Women’s Day, March 8

TAMPA, FL — March 5, 2019 — In recognition of “International Women’s Day” and as part of Habitat for Humanity’s and Lowe’s “National Women Build Week,” 15 women volunteers from Lowe’s home improvement stores in Tampa will be working with Habitat Hillsborough to repair, restore and rejuvenate the home of a disabled Temple Terrace woman […]

Habitat’s first Tampa Veterans Build home built by veterans for a veteran is completed

Veterans Build partner Bank of America will present the key to the home at a Feb. 22 dedication. TAMPA, FL, February 18, 2019 – Nearly 12 weeks after the first veteran volunteers arrived at the construction site to begin building a home for a fellow veteran, the first Habitat for Humanity “Veterans Build” home in […]

Habitat Hillsborough’s Partners in Preservation: Thrivent Builds

Through the support of our generous partners and volunteers, Habitat Hillsborough’s Home Preservation Program (HPP) provides exterior restoration services to low-income Hillsborough County homeowners. In addition to volunteer labor, our partners provide materials and services at a fraction of the cost to the homeowners. From HPP’s inception, one of our most enthusiastic partners has been […]

The Big Dig – Home Preservation Program helps veteran replace septic system and more!

Last October and November, our Habitat Hillsborough Home Preservation Program (HPP) dug in to a very special project to help U.S. Army veteran Forrest Myers with replacing his septic system and exterior renovations to his Thonotosassa home. The work was made possible through partnerships with Habitat International, Infiltrator Water Technologies, and Quality Septic. Infiltrator Water Technologies […]

Habitat Hillsborough home sponsored by MetLife Foundation to be dedicated

MetLife Foundation provided $70,000 and local employees volunteered 1,200 hours for construction of the home. TAMPA, FL, November 27, 2018 – Nearly ten weeks after the first MetLife Tampa volunteers arrived on the build site to begin construction on a Habitat for Humanity home, Teshia Lundy will receive the key to the completed house on […]

Habitat Hillsborough hosts eight-day Veterans Build service event

Nearly 100 volunteers and 9 corporate sponsors to participate in home repair and construction service projects for eight local veterans. TAMPA, FL (October 29, 2018) – In an effort to “serve those who served,” nearly 100 community volunteers will work with Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County to repair, renovate, rejuvenate and construct the homes […]

Habitat Hillsborough’s COO Ron Spoor named Housing & Education Alliance 2018 HEART Housing Award recipient.

Please join us in congratulating our COO, Ron Spoor, on receiving the Housing &  Education Alliance 2018 HEART “Housing” Award during the HEART Awards reception September 27th at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC. The awards indicate recognition by our peers in the affordable housing industry.  The Housing Award was given to recognize an individual or […]