City of Bloomington and Habitat Announce Launch of Osage Place

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Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County’s mission is to eliminate poverty housing by building decent, affordable homes in partnership with qualifying families.

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The Hoene Family

For most Bloomington families living from paycheck to paycheck, finding housing is a matter of careful budgeting and often accepting substandard conditions. But for a family with six children, just finding a landlord who will rent to them at all can be demoralizing. That’s the troubling story of the Justin and Heather Hoene family – […]

The Cliff Family

Optimism and overcoming adversity tell the story of Kenny and Traci Cliff. That Habitat for Humanity in Bloomington is helping support those things amazes the couple. Habitat family stories typically follow a similar pattern. Sometimes it’s lack of regular work or credit. Often it’s health issues and family crises. Always it’s trying to escape unsafe […]

The Viveros Family

All things must come to the soul from its roots, from where it is planted.” –Saint Teresa of Avila When Jose Guevara-Viveros and Ana Rosa Leon-Viveros moved to Bloomington four years ago the idea of being homeowners was never something they thought would be possible. They relocated with their three children, Angelli (11), Jose (7) […]

The Hoene Family

For most Bloomington families living from paycheck to paycheck, finding housing is a matter of careful budgeting and often accepting substandard conditions. But for a family with six children, just finding a landlord who will rent to them at all can be demoralizing. That’s the troubling story of the Justin and Heather Hoene family – […]

Events

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August Homebuyer Information Meeting

Interested in learning more about being a Habitat for Humanity homeowner? Please attend our homebuyer information session.

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Oct

05

October Homebuyer Information Meeting

Interested in learning more about being a Habitat for Humanity homebuyer? Please attend our homeowner information session.

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Nov

06

November Homebuyer Information Meeting

Interested in learning more about being a Habitat for Humanity homeowner? Please attend our homebuyer information session.

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Dec

07

December Homebuyer Information Meeting

Interested in learning more about being a Habitat for Humanity homeowner? Please attend our homebuyer information session.

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Aug

07

August Homebuyer Information Meeting

Interested in learning more about being a Habitat for Humanity homeowner? Please attend our homebuyer information session.

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Oct

05

October Homebuyer Information Meeting

Interested in learning more about being a Habitat for Humanity homebuyer? Please attend our homeowner information session.

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News

July 18, 2019

Habitat Scholars Program receives $1600 donation from Bloomington Tri-Kappa in honor of Shelley Singell

Recently, Bloomington Tri Kappa members presented Shelley Singell with the 2019 Angie Martin Sisterhood Award. A total of $1,600 was collected by the women and donated to the Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County Habitat Scholars program in Shelley’s honor. Congratulating Shelley Singell on her award are, from left, Aggie Sarkissian, Angie Martin, Theresa Cooper, […]

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May 31, 2019

Civic Champs App Gives Nonprofits the Tools to Focus on People, not Paperwork

Civic Champs App Gives Nonprofits the Tools to Focus on People, not Paperwork BY GEORGE VLAHAKIS (courtesy of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business) Who likes dealing with paperwork, especially when you’re trying to change the world? Yet philanthropy experts say that dodging the details often leads well-meaning nonprofits to lose their tax-exempt status […]

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May 2, 2019

City of Bloomington and Habitat Announce Launch of Osage Place

City of Bloomington and Habitat Announce Launch of Osage Place The City of Bloomington and Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County (HFHMC), together with local private supporters, announced Wednesday, May 15 the launch of Osage Place, a new affordable housing development.  At an afternoon reception in Habitat’s Trail View neighborhood, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton and […]

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February 26, 2019

19th Annual Women Build set for April 26 – May 11

Each spring, a community of women come together to fundraise and build safe and affordable housing for two families in need in Bloomington. Since its beginning 19 years ago, Women Build has raised nearly $1.8 million dollars and helped house 64 people including 36 children. Each volunteer builder asks her friends and family to contribute donations to […]

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November 9, 2018

Community Comes Together for Annual More Than Houses Breakfast

Each November, we bring our people together to celebrate our local impact and success and to dream big about the future.   On November 8, almost 500 people joined us at our More than Houses breakfast–we’re so grateful for the support of this amazing community.   Visit our full online gallery to see more images from the morning!

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November 9, 2018

2017-2018 Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County Annual Report Now Available

Habitat builds houses—but we also build a better community right here in Monroe County.  We know that you, our Habitat supporters, like to see the ways your contributions make a difference. For this year’s annual report, we developed data-driven cards to pay tribute to our supporters through the numbers that demonstrate our local impact. Thank […]

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July 18, 2019

Habitat Scholars Program receives $1600 donation from Bloomington Tri-Kappa in honor of Shelley Singell

Recently, Bloomington Tri Kappa members presented Shelley Singell with the 2019 Angie Martin Sisterhood Award. A total of $1,600 was collected by the women and donated to the Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County Habitat Scholars program in Shelley’s honor. Congratulating Shelley Singell on her award are, from left, Aggie Sarkissian, Angie Martin, Theresa Cooper, […]

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May 31, 2019

Civic Champs App Gives Nonprofits the Tools to Focus on People, not Paperwork

Civic Champs App Gives Nonprofits the Tools to Focus on People, not Paperwork BY GEORGE VLAHAKIS (courtesy of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business) Who likes dealing with paperwork, especially when you’re trying to change the world? Yet philanthropy experts say that dodging the details often leads well-meaning nonprofits to lose their tax-exempt status […]

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May 2, 2019

City of Bloomington and Habitat Announce Launch of Osage Place

City of Bloomington and Habitat Announce Launch of Osage Place The City of Bloomington and Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County (HFHMC), together with local private supporters, announced Wednesday, May 15 the launch of Osage Place, a new affordable housing development.  At an afternoon reception in Habitat’s Trail View neighborhood, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton and […]

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Thank you sponsors & supporters

  • Bloom Insurance Agency
  • Bloomington High School North Chapter
  • Builders Blitz
  • Evangelical Christian Church
  • First Christian Church
  • Indiana University Chapter
  • Indiana University School of Optometry
  • Liberty Family Dentistry
  • ReStore
  • Sherwood Oaks Christian Church
  • Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Whirlpool Corporation
  • Women Build