Entries by Habitat Hillsborough Editorial Team

Make a difference in a child’s life this Back To School season

Do you remember the excitement of going back to school after a long summer? Excited to see old friends and familiar faces. For some children going back to school is not as exciting. Imagine sharing a cramped two-bedroom apartment. Overcrowded with nowhere to go, nowhere to have a space of your own. Imagine moving several […]

Annual Pineywoods Realty Golf Tourney to Benefit Habitat Hillsborough

TAMPA, FL, March 30, 2021  – For the third year, Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County has been named the beneficiary of the annual Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament. All proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the nonprofit’s affordable home building program to go toward the construction of a Habitat for Humanity home for a local […]

American Roofing and Suncoast Roofers partner with Habitat to help local vet.

The old saying “it takes a village” is absolutely true when it comes to the mission of Habitat for Humanity. Our work in providing the opportunity for low-income families and individuals to have decent, secure, affordable homes would not be possible without our community volunteers and corporate/government partnerships. Recently this kind of community generosity was […]

Habitat Homeowner’s Daughter Talks About What Home Means to Her

After several years of moving from apartment to apartment in search of affordable and secure shelter, Latifah Aldrich and her daughter, Amya, will soon be closing on their new Habitat home built in partnership with our Faith Build sponsors. Special thanks to our 2020 Faith Build partners All Saints Lutheran Church and Carrollwood Baptist Church. Amya […]

Habitat Hillsborough receives $25,000 Fifth Third Foundation grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County receives operational support from $25,000 Fifth Third Foundation grant. TAMPA, FL (January 6, 2021) – As the pandemic continues to impact our communities and stable housing is more important than ever, Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s homes continue to be built to provide affordable homeownership opportunities for […]

Family overcomes pandemic challenges to achieve dream of a home of their own.

This year’s pandemic has created havoc in most everybody’s lives. But for the families Habitat for Humanity serves, Covid-19 has been especially challenging. The Herrington Family Expecting their first child, Malik and Destiny Herrington qualified for our Habitat Hillsborough program in July, 2019. Malik works full-time for GoodWill Industries and is also active in the Army […]

Habitat Hillsborough Receives Top Design Award for Veterans Build Home

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) hosted a 2020 U.S. Habitat House Design Contest and the independent panel of judges has awarded “Best in Resiliency” to the Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County 2019 Veterans Build Home! The home, which Habitat Hillsborough completed in December 2019 for U.S. Air Force veteran Vincent Smith, was selected from among […]

Habitat Hillsborough Earns 4th Consecutive Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating

Tampa, FL — December 1, 2020 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned its fourth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  “It’s important our donors know that we are accountable and transparent so they can trust that we’re using […]