May 17, 2022

Homeownership Program Application Window to Open June 21-July 1 Have you ever been curious about purchasing a home with Habitat for Humanity? Attend a Homeownership Information Meeting to learn more! Our application window will be open from June 21-July 1 and you must attend a meeting to be considered for & to receive an application. […]

November 28, 2022

Habitat for Humanity to benefit from sales at Unitarian Universalist Holiday Bazaar

The Habitat Task Force at the Unitarian Universalist Church is selling handmade crafts, art work, Christmas decorations and other items at the UU Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 2-3. Proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County. The annual UU Holiday Bazaar is back as an in-person event this year, after two years of being […]

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October 3, 2022

Whirlpool Corporation and Indiana University Students, faculty and staff to help build Habitat home with Bloomington family

Originally published for News at IU Bloomington. BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Whirlpool Corp. and Habitat for Humanity International are concluding their yearlong House + Home World Tour — which helped develop suitable new housing for people in the Americas, Europe and Asia — where it all started in 2021: at Indiana University Bloomington. Beginning Oct. 5, […]

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July 22, 2022

Owner of Monroe County Habitat’s First Shipping Container Identified

As published in the Bloomington Herald Times, July 8, 2022. Story by reporter Jackie Finch. Owner of Habitat’s first container home says what they like best is ‘It will be mine’ Charlie Lynn’s arms are spread wide as if embracing the new Habitat home and life ahead. For the first time in Charlie Lynn’s 36 […]

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July 20, 2022

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County Women+ Build 2022 is September 9-24.

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County Women+ Build 2022 is September 9-24. Over the course of 12 build days, over 300 women+ volunteers will work alongside future homeowners Jessica, and Marina & Arnulfo to build their two homes for the 22nd annual Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County Women+ Build. Volunteers will fundraise a total […]

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May 17, 2022

Homeownership Program Application Window to Open June 21-July 1

Homeownership Program Application Window to Open June 21-July 1 Have you ever been curious about purchasing a home with Habitat for Humanity? Attend a Homeownership Information Meeting to learn more! Our application window will be open from June 21-July 1 and you must attend a meeting to be considered for & to receive an application. […]

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April 4, 2022

Eighth Biennial Builders Blitz begins

The 2022 Home Builders Blitz is underway in our Trail View neighborhood. After a pause since 2018, this biennial build is bringing together local builders, subcontractors, and suppliers to construct three homes in partnership with three future homeowner families! Rather than the usual ten-day blitz, the 2022 Builders Blitz will stretch out over the month […]

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March 24, 2022

Habitat International Receives $436M Transformational Gift from MacKenzie Scott

On March 22, it was announced that MacKenzie Scott made her largest charitable gift to-date – $436 million to Habitat for Humanity International and 84 U.S. Habitat affiliates. While Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County was not a recipient, we celebrate the generosity of Ms. Scott and the value she places in Habitat’s vision of a world […]

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February 9, 2022

Homeowner Education Instructors Needed

We are looking for community members to volunteer as Homeowner Education Instructors and Budget Partners! Bilingual volunteers and fluent-Spanish speakers are especially in great need. Instructors commit to teaching at least one of 20 courses taken by future homeowners as they prepare for the adventures of first-time homeownership. The education program is designed to best […]

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January 11, 2022

Habitat is Hiring!

We are growing our team! We are currently looking to add several ReStore Receiving Specialists to our Habitat staff. Read more about the position and how to apply below. ReStore Receiving Specialist (Part time and Full time positions available) The Receiving Specialist will shape the ReStore experience by providing a consistently top-tier customer service experience. […]

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December 15, 2021

Rotary Toast honors Charlotte Zietlow and raises funds for Habitat

. .     When the Bloomington Rotary Club announced they would be honoring Charlotte Zietlow for her lifetime of “Service Above Self” at this year’s Rotary Toast, we were excited. When Charlotte called to tell us she had chosen Habitat as the beneficiary of the Toast, we were elated. The trailblazing legacy that Charlotte […]

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October 18, 2021

Habitat to host re-imagined More Than Houses Event Oct. 26-28

Each year our More than Houses event is a time to reflect, celebrate, and renew support for safe and stable housing in our community. In years past, this event was a large breakfast hosted in the Convention Center. To allow for safer and smaller gatherings, this year’s event will be held outdoors at Osage Place […]

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October 12, 2021

11th Annual Whirlpool/IU Kelley Blitz Build: Oct. 12-30

After a year’s hiatus due to Covid-19, students, faculty and staff from Indiana University and the Kelley School of Business are building a new home with a Bloomington family through Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County, with support from Whirlpool Corporation. This year’s Habitat build is especially meaningful and distinctive in several ways. This will be the […]

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