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Women Build’s 18th year in Monroe County! April 27 – May 12, 2018 Visit the official site of Women Build 2018 HERE to sign up to build or support one of our Women Builders! Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program promotes the involvement of women in the construction of Habitat houses. Women Build works with affiliates to nurture, […]

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* Tickets for Bloomington High School North’s Evening for Habitat will be available for purchase soon! The Bloomington High School North student chapter of Habitat has sponsored 17 homes for deserving families in Monroe County over the past 17 years. In 2017, they sponsored the home of Jennifer Lady’s family. Our BHSN chapter organizes a number […]

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You’re Invited! Join us to celebrate YOU and the extraordinary work YOU have done to support Habitat at our annual ‘Because of You’ volunteer appreciation event! We can’t think of a better way to start the New Year than by honoring our incredible supporters as we approach the 30th anniversary of Habitat for Humanity of […]

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On November 8, the Monroe County Commissioners signed a letter of intent with Habitat to transfer ownership / development control of 84 county-owned acres. Darryl Neher shared, “We have pockets where we can build out housing of all types. Habitat houses, tiny homes, container homes, paired housing, multi-family housing. And this is the dream, a truly integrated […]

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Click HERE to read the online version of our annual report. We are incredibly grateful to all of our donors, and strive to accurately report their generosity. If the reporting of your name or giving level does not match your expectations, please let us know by calling 812-331-4069 or emailing habitat@monroecountyhabitat.org. Sometimes gifts given through other agencies […]

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2017 is winding down.  What a year! There is still time to contribute to Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County’s annual goals and receive full tax-deductible benefits for the year! Thanks to the unwavering support and generosity of YOU, our community, it’s been an incredibly successful year.  However, there is still much to be done for the […]

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It is with great excitement that we announce that Darryl Neher – Bloomington local, former city council member, and professor at the Kelley School of Business – has accepted our offer to serve as the next leader, and CEO, of our affiliate. Our search focused on finding someone that possessed strength in several core competencies […]

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Our Whirlpool Blitz Build begins next week on the beautiful Indiana University campus!  We will be building at a new location:  at the intersection of 17th Street and Fee Lane.  Parking is available in the Green Lot at Gate 12. Irving Castañeda Baltazar has helped to build homes for his mother and other family members over the years; […]

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Thank you to everyone who attended our More Than Houses Breakfast on November 9. We are incredibly excited as we look ahead to the future.  All of you make what we do possible. Thank you for supporting Monroe County Habitat!   Habitat builds strength, stability, self-reliance and shelter.

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Support Habitat’s vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live on Giving Tuesday! Be a part of a global day of giving by making a difference in the lives of local families. Simply click HERE to make a difference! Thank you for your generosity on #GivingTuesday and every day of the year!

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Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County recently won several notable awards. For the third consecutive time, we have been recognized as an “Affiliate of Distinction” by Habitat for Humanity International. This honor places our organization in the top 1% of affiliates nationwide. In addition, we are honored to receive the Sam Mompongo Award for $1 million […]

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Steeplechase Apartments—a part of Regency Consolidated Residential LLC— are renovating their 238 units this spring. The renovations began in April. The apartment complex is charitably donating a number of items from the apartments to Habitat ReStore. Articles included in the contribution will be: refrigerators, ovens, washers, dryers and cabinets. According to Marc Papier, ReStore Manager, the […]

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Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Our organization’s policy is to offer equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, disability or other category protected by law. This policy is applicable to recruitment, […]

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2017 CommUNITY Interfaith BUILD:  Join us for an experience designed to bring the commUNITY together! JULY 13 UPDATE:  Don’t miss out on an exciting, limited-time offer to be a part of CommUNITY Interfaith BUILD history! The first 25 people who donate $50 or more to our efforts will earn a coveted UNITY BUILD 2017 T-shirt! […]

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Women Build’s 17th year in Monroe County! MAY 17 UPDATE:  Women Builders! As you know, the weather over the past couple of weeks was challenging, and required us to intentionally delay parts of our build schedule to ensure that we build to the best quality standards for our future homeowners. So…we are excited to invite you […]

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…and help to fully sponsor “The House That Kerry’s Love Built.” For 26 years, Kerry Thomson has poured her love, passion, and talent into the mission of Habitat for Humanity. Kerry’s tireless effort and commitment to the vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live has inspired an entire community to partner with more than […]

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When: May 1 at 7:00pm (rescheduled from Saturday due to rain) Where: Registration/Check-in at Dunn Meadow (Look for the Headquaters Tent) Register HERE on the IU Chapter’s Google Form RSVP on the Facebook event here! (And share with your friends…) Race Route:    

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Are you interested in working for an organization that is a leading provider of housing that is grounded in servant leadership? Do you want to make a difference for individuals that are willing to help themselves but struggle to get started? Are you interested in working with a high performing team of staff, board members, […]

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Dear Habitat Family, When I first stepped on a Habitat for Humanity job site 26 years ago, I knew I was home.

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Habitat ReStore is incredibly grateful to the IMU Biddle Hotel for the largest donation in our history! ReStore shoppers do all sorts of incredible things with their purchases. The Habitat ReStore is another way Habitat serves families by providing an affordable home improvement option. Read about the donation in Inside IU Bloomington’s January 11 article here. […]

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  Tickets for Bloomington High School North’s Evening for Habitat are available for purchase HERE! The Bloomington High School North student chapter of Habitat has sponsored 16 homes for deserving families in Monroe County over the past 16 years. Currently, the intrepid students at BHSN are working hard building alongside future homeowners the Rodriguez family, whose […]

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2016 is drawing to a close.  But you still have time to contribute to Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County’s goals in 2016 and receive full tax-deductible benefits for the year! We’ve had an incredibly successful 2016 thanks to the unwavering support of our community.  But, there is still much to be done for the 19 families […]

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The 2015-2016 Annual Report for Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is now available for viewing online. Click here to read the online version or visit the News and Media page. We are thankful to all our donors and strive to accurately report their generosity. If the reporting of your name or giving level does […]

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The home of future homeowners Jeff and Carla Wyatt was dedicated on October 1, 2016 at the Virgil T. DeVault Alumni Center, just across the street from IU’s Memorial Stadium. We can’t believe how quickly the blitz build (sponsored by Whirlpool Corporation in partnership with the Kelley Institute for Social Impact and Indiana University) flew by! […]

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Our annual More Than Houses Breakfast is coming up on Thursday, November 10! The event will be held at the Monroe Convention Center (302 S. College Avenue) from 7:30-8:30am. The More Than Houses Breakfast is the single most important event that Habitat holds to introduce prospective volunteers and donors to our mission, remind current supporters […]

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BLOOMINGTON, IN. (7/3/16) — Monroe County residents can support the store that helps build homes by donating to Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County ReStore’s Summer Drive for Donations. With free and convenient pick-up service, residents can easily donate new and gently used household items, appliances, building materials, furniture, lighting fixtures and cabinets. Donated items […]

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Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is excited to host the 7th Builders Blitz in our community. Builders Blitz is a 12-day build where local professional home builders partner together to construct homes for future homeowners. All materials and labor are donated by these local professional home builders and their subcontractors and suppliers to support […]

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Donating larger items to ReStore? The Habitat ReStore makes it easy to donate your gently used furniture, appliances, and building materials. Use our new, online scheduling system to secure a pick-up appointment for your item(s). Prefer to call? Contact us at 812-331-2660 to talk to us about the items you would like to donate or schedule your pick-up. […]

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Women Build is right around the corner and we need you more than ever. Amy Fender and Freddy Perez along with their families, are ready to put on their hard hats and work alongside you to turn their dreams into a reality. They’ve worked hard on their sweat equity and passed Habitat homeowner and money management education courses. […]

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Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is proud to be selected as an “Affiliate of Distinction” by Habitat for Humanity International. In recognition of our programmatic strengths and achievements, we are one of only 14 affiliates to receive Habitat for Humanity International’s “Affiliates of Distinction” designation for 2015-2017. This is our second “Affiliate of Distinction” […]

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Celebrate ReStore’s Grand Opening with us this Saturday, January 23rd. The ReStore is now located at 850 S. Auto Mall Road in the former Goodwill location. The ribbon cutting ceremony begins at 9:20am and the doors will officially open from 9:30am-4:30pm. Donation and shopping hours are: Tuesday-Friday from 10:30am-5:30pm Saturday from 9:30am-4:30pm ReStore offers a […]

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The 2014-2015 Annual Report for Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is available for viewing online. Click here to read the online version or visit the News and Media page. We are thankful to all our donors and strive to accurately report their generosity. If the reporting of your name or giving level does not match your expectations, please […]

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New home being built Sept. 23 to Oct. 3 near IU Memorial Stadium FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Nereyda Garza, a single mother of three, has spent many years living in other people’s living rooms. But once her new Habitat for Humanity home being built at Indiana University is complete, she will have her own living […]

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Thanks to the following sponsors Habitat will break ground on two more homes in Trail View, its newest neighborhood right off the B-line trail. The Leon-Viveros family home – Sponsored by Bloomington High School North Habitat for Humanity, Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, and Evangelical Community Church The Adorno-Linares family home – Sponsored in part by […]

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