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 […]

September 23, 2020

From News Channel WISH-TV, “Local Cyclist to Attempt Evers

Watch the entire video interview online! Support the Everesting Challenge. by: Amber Hankins Posted: Sep 22, 2020 / 02:41 PM EST / Updated: Sep 22, 2020 / 02:41 PM EST Pick any hill, anywhere in world and complete repeats of it in a single activity. That’s what you call “everesting!” Today on Indy Style, Anthony Barr, Mobile Cyclist, […]

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September 8, 2020

“Creative Habitat project turns shipping container into home”

As published in the Bloomington Herald Times, September 5, 2020. Story by reporter Jackie Finch. Imagination is what conceived this unusual Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County project. And hard work is what is making this dream come true. Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time in the history of […]

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August 25, 2020

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 Robert Livingston, a U.S. Army National Guard veteran, received a new roof from RCV Roofing, Siding & Gutters, an Owens Corning Platinum Roofing Contractor, as part of the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project. Through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of […]

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August 24, 2020

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County Named one of Bloomington’s ‘Best Places to Work’

We are excited to to be recognized on the third annual list of Best Places to Work Bloomington, Indiana–our Habitat affiliate ranked 9 out of 15 honorees! Each recognized company had employees fill out a survey as well as completing an employer survey. The scores were then combined, with the employee survey being weighted higher, […]

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August 9, 2020

Blayne Roeder and Taylor Allen plan Everesting bicycle ride to support Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County

Bloomington residents and avid cyclists Blayne Roeder and Taylor Allen have been racking up some serious training miles in preparation for a local fundraising challenge to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County (HFHMC). Roeder and Allen and plan to climb the height of Mount Everest (29,029 feet) in one bicycle ride this […]

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July 15, 2020

Women Build Committee Wins “Be More Empowered” Award From City of Bloomington’s Volunteer Network

Women Build Committee Wins “Be More Empowered” Award From City of Bloomington’s Volunteer Network We’re so excited to announce that our Women Build Committee has been honored with the “Be More Empowered” award from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network’s Be More Awards for 2020. This award come with a $500 donation that will go […]

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July 13, 2020

Construction Begins on Habitat Pilot Container Home Project

On July 8, we were so excited to welcome a small group of volunteers back on a build site for the first time since March! The focus of this crew was (and will continue to be in the next few months) the construction of our pilot container home project funded in large part by the […]

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July 1, 2020

Habitat Receives Emergency Grant Funding from United Way to SUpport Virtual Learning

We are so grateful to announce that our affiliate has been selected as a grant recipient from the United Way of Monroe County COVID-19 Emergency Fund grant program. We will be using the funds we are receiving to help us enhance our homeowner education program (virtual learning here we come!!) ensuring Habitat families are able […]

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June 11, 2020

Read the June 2020 Issue of the Habitat Blueprint Newsletter

The June 2020 Issue of the Habitat Blueprint Newsletter is now available. We’ve just posted our June 2020 edition of the Habitat Blueprint newsletter. Inside this issue: An important update from our CEO Wendi Links to a limited edition Women Build 2020 apparel sale Ways to help us “restock our ReStore” Special thanks to key […]

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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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