Entries by Robin Macar

Habitat Hillsborough’s Saroufim a 2019 CFO of the Year Honoree

Please join us in congratulating our own Christine Saroufim who is among the 21 local financial executives selected as Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2019 CFO of the Year honorees. The CFO of the Year honorees were determined by a panel of judges based on career background, implementation of strategic initiatives, community involvement and overall excellence in […]

Huge Earth Day Sale at Habitat Hillsborough ReStores

Reuse, Recycle, ReStore! Earth Day is Monday, but our Habitat Hillsborough ReStores are celebrating all week long with super savings off our regular low prices. In recognition of Earth Day, get 60% OFF Furniture and Artwork April 12th – 22nd at all THREE Habitat Hillsborough ReStore locations. We are also featuring 40% off all toilets. […]

Construction of Habitat Hillsborough Women Build home underway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Temple Terrace, FL (April 9, 2019) – The home build site officially opened to volunteers for Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s third annual “Women Build” construction event April 6th. This year, more than 170 Hillsborough County women have registered to don purple hard hats and swing hammers as they come together […]

Operation Code Vet teams up with Habitat Hillsborough, Owens Corning and Westfall Roofing to help local veteran family.

Collaboration and partnership have always been the cornerstone of Habitat for Humanity’s mission to provide safe, decent and affordable housing.  Habitat’s work depends on community participation, whether it is the thousands of volunteers who help us build and rehab every year or our corporate friends and organizations that provide building materials and help fund our […]

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 […]