Entries by Habitat Hillsborough Editorial Team

Lowe’s participates on Tampa build site for Habitat National Women Build Week

More than 18,000 women construction volunteers unite nationwide to build up their communities with local Habitat for Humanity affiliates. TEMPLE TERRACE, FL (May 7, 2018) – For the 11th year, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s are engaging women nationwide to work together to build Habitat homes during this year’s “National Women Build Week” from May […]

Volunteers and corporate partners raise more than the roof for Habitat Hillsborough’s Women Build

Their t-shirts boast that “girls play house, women build them.” But for this year’s Habitat Hillsborough Women Build, the 150-plus women volunteers are fueling the construction event with more than a can-do attitude and a giant helping of girl power. The Women Build volunteers have personally fund-raised an astounding $90,000 to help cover construction costs […]

Habitat Hillsborough Names Chief Development Officer

TAMPA, FL, March 29, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County has promoted Richard Rogers, CFRE, to Chief Development Officer. Rogers will be responsible for comprehensive strategy and overall planning and execution of development activities. As Chief Development Officer, he will also work with the Habitat Hillsborough CEO and Board of Directors in developing […]

Working together, we can do so much.

Click here to watch the dedication video graciously created by the City of Tampa! With the passing of the keys, our newest homeowners celebrated the start of a bright, new beginning in their lives. Amidst a small crowd of community well-wishers that included Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Habitat home sponsors Drs. Kiran and Pallavi Patel […]

Patel Family Foundation presents $171,500 check to build 2 Habitat homes

BRANDON, FL, February 27, 2018 – In keeping with their philanthropic belief of “making an impact and doing good for society,” Drs. Kiran and Pallavi Patel have partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County to construct affordable homes that will make a life-changing difference for two low-income families. Dr. Kiran Patel recently presented a […]

Proposed federal budget cuts will exacerbate affordable housing crisis

PLEASE HELP ADVOCATE FOR HABITAT AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING! In the coming months, Habitat Hillsborough will advocate for affordable housing with local representatives in the Tampa Bay area. We are encouraging them to call on Congress to set aside this flawed budget proposal and instead work to prioritize solutions that will end the affordable housing crisis. […]