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Habitat Hillsborough: Advocacy is Supporting and Promoting a Cause You Believe In TAMPA (June 30, 2023) — Habitat for Humanity Hillsborough, we advocate to change policies and systems so that we can eliminate barriers to adequate, affordable housing. Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County Receives Grant Award from State Farm Foundation
TAMPA (June 2023) – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County is honored to announce it has received a grant from State Farm Foundation for $5,000.00 which will help a single mother realize her dream of homeownership.
Habitat for Humanity Hillsborough Hosts 7TH Annual Tampa Women Build
TAMPA (May 20, 2023) – Following Mother’s Day, women in the Tampa Bay area are coming together to help a single mother realize her dream of homeownership. Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County is kicking off its seventh annual Women Build on Tuesday, May 16.
Habitat Hillsborough and Pineywoods Realty Host 4TH Annual Golf Tournament
TAMPA (April 13, 2023) – The fourth annual Pineywoods Golf Tournament is doing more than crowning a champion, it’s also supporting affordable housing in Hillsborough County.
Habitat Hillsborough Hosts Ribbon-Cutting For Silvio Palms Community
TAMPA (Jan. 17, 2023) – Habitat for Humanity Hillsborough County is marking the completion of its Silvio Palms neighborhood on Thursday, Feb. 16, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of a new neighborhood park. Located in the Tampa suburb of Temple Terrace, work began on the 12 affordable, single-family homes in spring 2022 for residents who make no more than 80 percent of the area’s median income.
Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County Receives Grant Award from Disabled Veterans National Foundation TAMPA (August 29, 2022) – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County is honored to announce it has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) for $6,000.00 which will fund the building of wheelchair ramps helping disabled veterans to continue to live safely in their own homes.
Habitat for Humanity and 10 News Tampa Bay Join Forces for Giving Tuesday Tampa, FL – December 16, 2022 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County is helping put on the finishing touches on a home for a single mother and veterans in Temple Terrace as part of the holiday season.
TD Charitable Foundation awards Habitat Hillsborough $250,000 Grant
Tampa, FL – March 8, 2022 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County was recently awarded a $250,000 Housing for Everyone grant from the TD Charitable Foundation…
Habitat Hillsborough’s first CEO Build begins construction on home for a local family.
Temple Terrace, FL — February 21, 2022– Habitat Hillsborough’s first annual “CEO Build” kicked off February 18th with nearly 40 CEOs and C-Suite executives from Tampa Bay businesses…
Habitat Hillsborough Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for 5th Consecutive Year
Tampa, FL —November 1, 2021 – Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator…
Greater Tampa REALTORS partner with Habitat Hillsborough for “Real Estate Build” to build for two families
Temple Terrace, FL – October 1, 2021 – With the official “roof raiser” opening of the construction site scheduled for October 6th, the Tampa professional realtor community is coming together for its second consecutive annual Real Estate Build…
Morgan Auto Group and Gator Ford partner on a fourth Habitat home.
Tampa, FL – August 19, 2021 – Morgan Automotive Group and Gator Ford provided $86,500 in construction funding for the Atkins home, its fourth Habitat Hillsborough home sponsorship…
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…
Habitat Hillsborough receives $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 low-income families, thanks to support from partners like the Fifth Third Foundation….
Habitat Hillsborough receives fourth 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.
Habitat for Humanity to build three homes in Hillsborough County with assistance of Wells Fargo Foundation grant
Tampa, FL (September 4, 2020) – Three Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County homes are currently under construction thanks to a partnership with Wells Fargo and Habitat for Humanity International….
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….
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….
Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament to benefit Habitat Hillsborough
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….
Publix contributes $55,000 to build Habitat Hillsborough home for Tampa family of four
Tampa, FL (August 29, 2019) – Thanks to a generous donation from Publix Super Markets Charities, the dream of homeownership has come true for a Tampa mother and her three children….
Habitat breaks ground on its Faith Build for two homes
Tampa, FL – August 1, 2019 – Habitat Hillsborough kicked off its annual 10-week “Faith Build” event this morning when representatives from Thrivent Financial and eight local faith congregations used their gold shovels to turn the dirt…
Ascentia Development Group and Batson Cook Construction partner with Habitat Hillsborough to build affordable housing
Tampa, FL, June 13, 2019 – Luxury builder Ascentia Development Group (ADG), Batson Cook Construction (BCC) and Virage Bayshore will be raising the roof on June 15th for a Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County home….
Tampa Mayor Castor visits Habitat Hillsborough homeowners to kick off National Homeownership Month.
Tampa, FL, June 5, 2019 – Newly elected Tampa Mayor Jane Castor kicked off National Homeownership month on Saturday morning sharing coffee, donuts and a tour of an Ybor City area Habitat for Humanity home with its new homeowners, Adam and Nanci Damewood….
Habitat Hillsborough and Lowe’s Unite Women Volunteers to Repair Woman’s Home for International Women’s Day
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….
Habitat’s First Veterans Build Home in Tampa is completed.
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 Hillsborough County is finished….
Habitat Hillsborough Home Sponsored by MetLife Foundation to be Dedicated
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…
Habitat Hillsborough Hosts 8-Day Veterans Build Service Event
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 of eight local military veterans…
Agreement Reached Between Habitat Hillsborough and Southeast Properties
TAMPA, FL — October 9, 2018 — Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County and Southeast Properties Acquisitions, Inc. have reached an agreement in which Habitat will repurchase 12 mortgages…
Pineywoods Realty Golf Tournament Benefits 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…
MetLife Foundation Commits $70,000 to Partner with Habitat Hillsborough on Tampa Home Build
Tampa, FL — September 14, 2018 — When the roof trusses are raised by MetLife volunteers the morning of September 15 it will signify the beginning of…
Habitat Hillsborough Statement on the Sale of Home Mortgages
Tampa, FL — August 13, 2018– Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County, Florida CEO Tina Swain issued the following statement…
Habitat Hillsborough Opens Its Third ReStore
Brandon, FL — June 28, 2018 — Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County will debut its third ReStore retail operation with the opening of its new 15,000-square-foot location on Saturday, July 14th ….
TCM Bank Executives Join Volunteers on Habitat Women Build Site
Temple Terrace, FL — May 17, 2018 — Community bank representatives spent Wednesday morning rolling paint on the walls of a Temple Terrace home built by more than 150 Habitat for Humanity “Women Build” volunteers….
Lowe’s Participates on Tampa Build Site for Habitat National Women Build Week
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….
Habitat Names New 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….
Patel Family Foundation Presents $171,500 Check to Build Two 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….
Proposed Budget Cuts Will Exacerbate Affordable Housing Crisis
Atlanta, GA — February 14, 2018 — Leading affordable housing nonprofit Habitat for Humanity is warning that cuts proposed by the White House today will worsen the affordable housing crisis facing….
New Williams Glen Community Kicks Off Construction with Groundbreaking
Brandon, FL — November 10, 2017 — The five “Williams Glen” Habitat homes are sponsored by Williams Automotive Group….
JPMorgan Chase Partners with Habitat Hillsborough to Build Home
Temple Terrace, FL — September 14, 2017 — Joel Pierrelus’ dream of a secure home for his three young children is about to come true thanks to….
Construction Underway on Habitat Home to be Built by 130+ Women
Tampa, FL — May 8, 2017 — Over 130 Hillsborough County women are donning purple hard hats and swinging hammers as they come together for “Women Build” to….
Construction Begins on First of Two Habitat Homes Funded by Tampa Honda/Williams Automotive Group
Citrus Park, FL — March 7, 2017 — A decade-long intercontinental journey toward self-reliance and stability has brought a North Korean family to a construction site near Citrus Park where….
A Home of Their Own for the Holidays for Hillsborough Mother of Four
Tampa, FL — December 20, 2016 — Carlton Fields CEO and longtime Habitat for Humanity Supporter to Present Keys….
Publix Joins Alberti Family to Break Ground on New Home
Tampa, FL — December 8, 2016 — On an early December morning, 30 Publix Super Markets employees gathered in east Tampa to surprise….