Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Giving Tuesday is Tomorrow. Are You Ready to #ShineOnHabitat?

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday; these days are all well known for providing consumers with great deals on gifts and other material objects just before the holiday season. Here at Habitat Philadelphia, we’re more excited about Giving Tuesday!  … Continue reading

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Serving Country, Serving Community

Our board of directors is a vital part of the Habitat family.  The board is entirely volunteer-driven—so every one of its members brings a unique reason for dedicating their time and energy to Habitat.  To celebrate Veterans’ Day, we’re highlighting … 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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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

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Repairing homes, repairing the world

by Zach Wilcha Tikkun Olam is a term that means “world repair” in Hebrew but today has come to mean social action and the pursuit of social justice. It’s an underlying current of gratitude in one’s life that results in … Continue reading

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Philadelphia University’s Freedom By Design partners with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia: A Hallway renovation for Ms. Alisa

By Sara DeMuth As a program of Philadelphia University’s chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), Freedom by Design sets out to enhance people’s lives throughout the community by making accessibility improvements to their homes.  By using the … Continue reading

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