Please join us at Women Build 2019 (April 26-May 11)!

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Learn more about qualifications, our process and how to apply.

Volunteer

Make an impact and change lives using your time and skills.

ReStore

Your purchases and donations can build homes, too.

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

The only thing Habitat gives away is an opportunity.

The Pierson-Bennett Family

“I don’t know what it feels like to win the lottery, but it sure felt like it when we got that call.” LaTanya Pierson-Bennett says the moment she and her husband, Fred Bennett, found out they were accepted into the Habitat program was life-changing. Fast forward just over a year later, and they and their […]

The Benham Family

Hindsight is 20-20. There was a time when Casie Polmanter disregarded advice from her mother to apply for a Habitat for Humanity home. She was struggling with recovery from cancer treatment and just couldn’t see herself as a homeowner at the time. Fast-forward to today and a 180-degree change of mind. Life in an unsafe […]

The Thompson Family

“I never imagined owning my own home, and now I get to help build it. I think that is a really great experience that many people don’t get to have.” Shawna Thompson, an IU alumna, currently works for Urban Outfitters in Bloomington. She recently moved back to the area with her four-year-old twins, Madeleine and […]

The Pierson-Bennett Family

“I don’t know what it feels like to win the lottery, but it sure felt like it when we got that call.” LaTanya Pierson-Bennett says the moment she and her husband, Fred Bennett, found out they were accepted into the Habitat program was life-changing. Fast forward just over a year later, and they and their […]

Events

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June Homeowner Information Meeting

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

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Jul

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July Homeowner Information Meeting

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

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Aug

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August Homeowner Information Meeting

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

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Oct

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October Homeowner Information Meeting

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

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Jun

05

June Homeowner Information Meeting

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

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Jul

06

July Homeowner Information Meeting

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

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News

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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February 5, 2019

Bloomington High School North Evening for Habitat Set for February 21

Bloomington High School North’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity is pleased to present its annual dinner auction, Evening for Habitat on February 21 . from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The chapter invites the community to to bring their family, friends, co-workers or business associates for a night of fun and good company. North Habitat is the most […]

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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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October 18, 2018

Chili Cook-Off to Benefit Habitat for Humanity Scheduled for November 3

The Habitat Task Force at the Unitarian Universalist Church is hosting a new family-friendly event, Trivia & Chili Cook-Off, on Saturday, Nov. 3, to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County. There will be  about six types of delicious chili offered for people to taste and judge and a dinner of chili, salads, […]

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September 21, 2018

9th Annual Whirlpool/IU Kelley Blitz Build: Oct. 3 – 13

Among the thousands of fans flowing into Memorial Stadium for Indiana University’s Oct. 13 football game, the word “Homecoming” will have special meaning for three Bloomington residents. While homecoming often is associated with a tradition of welcoming back alumni and friends, for Bloomington resident Stefanie Rose and her two children will remember that day as […]

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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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February 5, 2019

Bloomington High School North Evening for Habitat Set for February 21

Bloomington High School North’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity is pleased to present its annual dinner auction, Evening for Habitat on February 21 . from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The chapter invites the community to to bring their family, friends, co-workers or business associates for a night of fun and good company. North Habitat is the most […]

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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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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