Category Archives: Sustainability

Give your old car a new life building homes.

Sure, Habitat is a great place to learn how to use power tools.  But there are so many other effective ways you can be a part of the Habitat solution, too–and no matter how you decide to get involved, you have a positive impact … Continue reading

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Heads Up, South Philly: The ReStore Hits Washington Ave!

Ahh, summer!  School’s out, the Shore is calling, the Pope is on his way to Philly. But what’s really got DIY designers, home renovators and deal-hunters buzzing is our new ReStore, opening at 2318 Washington Avenue on Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 17. … Continue reading

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Why the New South Philly ReStore is Worth Getting Excited About

Q. I heard the Habitat ReStore is coming to South Philly!  Is it true?! A. You heard right—the ReStore is growing! We’re thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of our NEW location in South Philadelphia at 2318 Washington Avenue on June 26 … Continue reading

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Boots for Building 2014: “Get Your Boots On and GIVE BACK!”

by Henry Randolph “Remember:  we leave no one behind.”  Iraq veteran and former U.S. Representative Patrick Murphy helped kick off the first-ever Boots For Building with those words, encouraging more than 150 military veterans from around the region not to … Continue reading

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Home Repair and Weatherization: Critical to a Growing Philadelphia

By Rocky Font-Soloway Our Weatherization and Home Repair Program (WHRP) reached its latest milestone in January, completing its second round of projects in North Philadelphia!  And what exactly is the WHRP, you might ask?  It’s all in the name!  This … Continue reading

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Why We Build Green

by Kristin C. and Troy H. At Habitat Philadelphia, we build homes that are not only affordable, but sustainable.  The five North Philadelphia Complete Blocks homes that we’re working on right now (or have planned) are no different.  Thinking about … Continue reading

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