Tag Archives: Habitat

Recap: Our First Global Village Trip

What better way to start the new year than by doing something new?   We’ve been funding Habitat home construction in Nicaragua for years through our global tithe donation, but this January we took our commitment to the next level by sending … Continue reading

Posted in New Construction Projects, Partners, volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who Says You Can’t Go Home Again? Rebuilding Hope in West Philly

by Henry Randolph Lorraine Gomez knows what it means to be rooted to a place.  She has rich memories of growing up on Viola Street in West Philadelphia, on a block lined with huge trees and elegant Victorian-style houses built … Continue reading

Posted in Habitat Families | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome home to the Artis Family, our 172nd Homeowners!

by Henry Randolph On March 21, 2014, Tamika Artis and her seven year-old daughter Jalynn became Habitat Philadelphia’s 172nd homeowners, and were welcomed into their home by Habitat supporters, volunteers and partner families during a wonderful dedication ceremony.  Tamika recently … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Accessibility and Visitability: 2 New Homes on Wilt Street

By Troy H. We’re about to break ground on the last two homes in the North Philadelphia Complete Blocks Project!  Come February we’ll be pouring the foundations and beginning to frame.  But before we do so, we want to share … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Lay of the NPCBP Land

by Troy H. The North Philadelphia Complete Blocks Project is a continuation of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s long-term efforts to work with local residents and the city to bring a stronger future to this specific small community within North Central … Continue reading

Posted in Complete Blocks, New Construction Projects, Weatherization/Home Repair | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment