Entries by Robin Macar

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 […]

Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament to benefit Habitat Hillsborough

TAMPA, FL (October 1, 2018) – Instead of swinging hammers, supporters of Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County will be swinging golf clubs at the Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament at Northdale Golf & Tennis Club on Friday, October 12th. Habitat Hillsborough has been named the beneficiary of the Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament with 100% of […]

Open Interviews for Habitat Hillsborough ReStore Associate/Drivers Oct. 8

Our Habitat ReStores are growing and we have several positions open for Associate/Drivers at our two Tampa locations! OPEN INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD MONDAY, OCTOBER 8th 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Important:  Please bring your RESUME! Silvermill ReStore, 11236 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa Interested in joining our Habitat ReStore team? Simply come by our Silvermill ReStore […]

The triumph of making that last mortgage payment. (Yay!)

There’s no better feeling than the moment you sign your closing documents and receive the key to your own home. Except maybe that moment you make your LAST mortgage payment! Many Habitat Hillsborough homeowners have experienced the joy of paying off their mortgages and have reflected on how those affordable mortgages have impacted their lives. […]