Entries by Habitat Hillsborough Editorial Team

COVID-19 Update regarding the status of Habitat Hillsborough

Please Note: After two months of being temporarily closed, we will cautiously begin reopening our ReStores. Our East Hillsborough Ave. ReStore will reopen Tues., May 19th. However, our Brandon and Silvermill ReStores will remain closed until further notice. Dear Habitat Supporters, As we face this unprecedented challenge, I wanted to reach out to our Habitat Hillsborough […]

Charity Navigator awards Habitat Hillsborough 4-star rating for third consecutive year

TAMPA, FL — February 12, 2020 — For the third consecutive year, Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County has earned the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. Charity Navigator is America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only […]

Still time to get involved with Habitat Hillsborough’s Women Build 2020!

The official kick-off of Habitat Hillsborough’s Women Build 2020 is February 6th! We have 16 teams of women registered as of today and we have room for more since this year we are building for not one, but TWO families! Join us for our fourth annual Women Build as we construct two side-by-side homes for […]

Candlelight Celebration Caps Off Veterans Build 2019

Thanks to the generosity of our Veterans Initiative partner, Bank of America, and 27 participating sponsors, in-kind donors and hundreds of volunteers, we had an outstanding Veterans Week of Service November 5th – 11th and Veterans Build new home construction for Air Force veteran Vincent Smith and his brother, Caleb, which began Veterans Day. After […]

Veteran Writes About Habitat Hillsborough’s Home Preservation Program

During our Veterans Week of Service, Nov. 5th – 11th, Navy veteran Tim Healy was one of seven veteran homeowners whose homes received exterior repairs and renovations by our Home Preservation Program team led by HPP Manager Jeremy Cooke and nearly 100 volunteers who came out to help. Five weeks later we were pleasantly surprised […]

Habitat Hillsborough and Bank of America Officially “Raise the Roof” on Second Veterans Build Home

TAMPA, Fla., November 5, 2019 – For the second consecutive year, Bank of America is affirming its support for Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s Veterans Initiative program with a $25,000 grant that will assist the nonprofit in serving local veterans with affordable homeownership, home repairs and volunteer opportunities. As Habitat’s Veterans Initiative program partner, […]

Sponsors host Wounded Warriors at Habitat Hillsborough’s fishing tournament

In addition to the fantastic success of our first annual Veterans Build Inshore Fishing Slam Tournament, we were honored to have treated eight Wounded Warrior veterans to a day out on the water, thanks to the generosity of two of our Veterans Initiative sponsors, American Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. and Aleman Construction Services. Each […]

Habitat Board Chair Completes Harvard Nonprofit Leadership Program

Our Board Chairman recently completed Harvard Business School’s “Governing for Nonprofit Excellence” program to bring world-class nonprofit governing practices to Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County, Florida. After serving as a Board member for the past five years, Mark Zdrojewski began serving as Board Chair for the 2019-2020 fiscal year on July 1st. He replaces Habitat Hillsborough’s Emeritus […]

Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County

TAMPA, FL, September 24, 2019  – For the second consecutive year, Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County has been named the beneficiary of the October 18th Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament with 100% of proceeds to be donated to the nonprofit’s affordable home building program for local, low-income families. Sponsored by the Pineywoods Realty, the tournament will […]