September 21, 2018

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 […]

May 21, 2020

ReStore Reopening for Business Friday, May 22

As a home improvement thrift store, the Monroe County ReStore is a significant community resource that has been unavailable since mid-March when we closed due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. We have spent time during this closure learning about ways to improve our safety measures and mitigate risk for staff, customers, and donors. We […]

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April 20, 2020

ReStore Now Open for Online Business

Habitat ReStore Now Open for Online Business We are so excited to officially launch our online ReStore! Check out our selection of furniture, appliances, building supplies, and outdoor items–we will be adding to our inventory on almost a daily basis, so keep checking as we add more great stuff! After placing your order, you will […]

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April 9, 2020

Read the April 2020 Issue of the Habitat Blueprint Newsletter

The April 2020 Issue of the Habitat Blueprint Newsletter is Available! We’ve just posted our April 2020 edition of the Habitat Blueprint newsletter. Inside this issue: An update on the effects of  the COVID-19 pandemic How to support Habitat homeowners during this time An update on the McClelland and Jones family homes Information about the […]

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April 1, 2020

Women Build 2020 Tentatively Postponed Until August 2020

Women Build 2020 Tentatively Postponed Until August 2020 As a community nonprofit that relies heavily on the support of others to carry out our work we have made the difficult decision to pause all volunteer activities, events, home construction and retail ReStore operations until further notice. During this pause, our staff continues working remotely to […]

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March 24, 2020

Habitat for Humanity Application Window/Meeting Update

Habitat for Humanity Application Window/Meeting Update The circumstances of the COVID-19 outbreak have evolved quickly, and we believe now is the time for us to do even more to protect our team, our future Habitat homeowners and the community we care deeply for. We are officially cancelling the Homeowner Information Meeting scheduled for April 11. […]

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March 13, 2020

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County COVID-19 Related Updates/Closures (Updated 3/25)

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County COVID-19 Related Updates/Closures We are monitoring the current health situation related to COVID-19 closely and communicating with local health officials and folks at Habitat International for guidance on the status of work and volunteering with our affiliate. A few updates as of today, May 21 are below. ON OUR […]

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November 14, 2019

2018-2019 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.  This past year we have seen some incredible accomplishments and a refined focus on planning for success for the years ahead. We know that you, our Habitat supporters, like to see the ways your contributions make a difference. I’m excited to […]

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September 24, 2019

10th Annual Whirlpool/IU Kelley Blitz Build: Oct. 1 – 12

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – For the 10th time, hundreds of students, faculty and staff from Indiana University and its Kelley School of Business will team up with us at Habitat to build a new home on campus for a local family, with support from Whirlpool Corporation. Since 2010, nine other families have benefited from the 10-day […]

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September 3, 2019

Through Habitat Partnership, Bloomington Veteran Receives New Roof Installed  by RCV Roofing & Seamless Gutters

Through Habitat Partnership, Bloomington Veteran Receives New Roof Installed  by RCV Roofing & Seamless Gutters Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project Gives Back to U.S. Military Veterans BLOOMINGTON, Ind., September 3, 2019 – Owens Corning Platinum Contractors are working with Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County to provide new roofs to veterans in need and their […]

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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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