Entries by Robin Macar

MetLife Foundation commits $70,000 to partner with Habitat Hillsborough for Tampa home build

TAMPA, FL, September 14, 2018 – When the roof trusses are raised by MetLife volunteers the morning of September 15 it will signify the beginning of another home build for a low-income Hillsborough County family. It will also mark the visible beginning of a partnership for MetLife Foundation and Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County […]

Habitat Hillsborough staff named Housing & Education Alliance 2018 HEART Awards finalists

We are honored to have three staff members from Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County named finalists for the Housing & Education Alliance 2018 HEART Awards! Congratulations to CEO Tina Swain, nominated for the HEART Leadership Award, COO Ron Spoor for the Housing Award, and VP of Loan Origination Kathy Brogli, who received two nominations […]

Seeking volunteers and sponsors for Habitat Hillsborough Veterans Build!

We are very pleased to announce our first “Veterans Build” event, which begins Nov. 5 with daily repair and clean-up projects that will serve local veterans through Veterans Day, Nov. 11th! We’re actively seeking teams to join us in this special event and help us serve those who served. Our Veterans Build event celebrates community […]

Habitat’s Home Preservation repairs, replaces and rejuvenates local homeowner properties.

Habitat Hillsborough’s helping hands have been busy swinging hammers, paint brushes and rakes this summer to assist our Home Preservation Program (HPP) in tackling much needed maintenance for two local homeowners. In mid July, our HPP staff and several volunteers helped the Duggan family restore damaged and dilapidated areas of their Thonotosassa home. Mrs. Duggan […]

Habitat Hillsborough Homeowner Opportunity Initial Application Process

As of July 14th, Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s Initial Application process for homeownership opportunities will be available on an ongoing basis without date restrictions to submit. This Initial Application form is meant to help determine if the Habitat for Humanity homeownership program might be a good fit for individual households. It is the […]

Habitat Hillsborough to open its third ReStore

BRANDON, FL, June 28, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County will debut its third ReStore retail operation with the opening of its new 15,000-square-foot location on Saturday, July 14th at 501 W. Robertson Street in Brandon. At 10:00 a.m. the doors will officially open to the public to participate in the grand opening […]

Habitat’s HPP ramps up to help disabled vet

This past Memorial Day, Habitat Hillsborough launched its “Veterans Initiative,” a program for veterans in need of an affordable home, home repair or looking to get involved in their community. On June 14th, an opportunity arose for our Veterans Initiative to collaborate with our Home Preservation Program (HPP) and come together to help a disabled […]

TCM Bank Executives Join Volunteers on Habitat Women Build Site

TCM Bank also presented a $10,000 check to Habitat Hillsborough TEMPLE TERRACE, FL, May 17, 2018 – Community bank representatives spent Wednesday morning rolling paint on the walls of a Temple Terrace home built by more than 150 Habitat for Humanity “Women Build” volunteers. In honor of TCM Bank’s second year as a Gold Hammer […]