Our Donors

At Twin Cities Habitat, we are so very humbled and thankful for the trust, hope and support our donors have shown Twin Cities Habitat. In the end, our generous supporters are the reason that families and neighborhoods in the Twin Cities are getting stronger everyday.

  • Couple personifies the “go-go” years of retirement

    October 2, 2012

    There are three stages of retirement. There’s the Go-Go, the Slow-Go, and the No-Go. You don’t know how you’re going to transition,” explained John Winters. “While in the Go-Go phase, you do what you can.” If ever there was an appropriate to way personify “Go-Go,” it would involve John and his wife Barb. John, a retired ... (more)

  • Pamela Olson feeding Habitat’s work in many ways

    October 2, 2012

    Last summer, Pam installed insulation at the WomenBuild house with a group of women supporters. During Builder’s Circle week, she became the most popular person onsite when she pulled up with her car full of coolers and delivered a delicious lunch to hungry workers. Along with long time annual financial support and volunteering her time, ... (more)

  • Q & A with Pamela Olson

    September 29, 2012

    Last summer, Pam installed insulation at the WomenBuild house with a group of women supporters. During Builder’s Circle week, she became the most popular person onsite when she pulled up with her car full of coolers and delivered a delicious lunch to hungry workers. Along with long time annual financial support and volunteering her time, ... (more)

  • When friends are more like family

    September 29, 2012

    Bob and Corinne Ferris have spent more than a decade contributing to Twin Cities Habitat – for more reasons than one. What spurred their initial interest was the difficult loss of a dear friend, Keith McAmis. Keith passed away from cancer. “I met Keith met as college freshmen, studying electrical engineering. Over the years, Keith developed ... (more)

  • Donor builds surprise legacy with Habitat

    September 28, 2012

    It fits that Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity donor Virginia Kivits was born on Valentine’s Day in 1913. She always had a big heart – and a good plan. When Virginia passed away in March she left behind a legacy that will benefit Twin Cities families for years to come. Virginia gave her life to educating ... (more)

  • Third time is the charm for generous donor

    September 28, 2012

    In Larry Hossfeld’s nineteen plus years of volunteering generosity and compassion are two traits he has embodied throughout. Right before Christmas in 2007, Larry made the largest individual donation of that year in the form of a renovated, move-in ready house. Again in December of 2008, he contributed another home to Habitat located just half ... (more)

  • Longtime donors continue to give after two decades

    September 28, 2012

    Shortly after moving to the Twin Cities, Norm and Kathy Baer began looking for opportunities to give back to the community. And, needless to say, they’ve made quite the impact. “It was important to us that our donations be used effectively and efficiently,” said Norm and Kathy. Norm and Kathy quickly learned that Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ... (more)

  • Larry Hossfeld’s Third Home Donation Dedicated

    September 28, 2012

    Last week on November 10, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity celebrated a special home dedication in Richfield. The home, where new homebuyers Hana Guche and Aschalew Beyene will live, was given to Habitat by a special longtime volunteer and donor, Larry Hossfeld. A retired engineer, Larry has volunteered at Twin Cities Habitat for 20 years, ... (more)

  • Giving back to get by

    September 28, 2012

    Kathy Christopherson is an inspiration. Outwardly she is strong, confident and generous. She is engaged in her community and committed to making a difference. Her personality and sense of purpose inspire people she meets, but it’s the recent turn in her life in which those who never meet her can find inspiration. Kathy’s husband passed away ... (more)

  • Fulfilling Jim’s Legacy

    September 28, 2012

    “Our promise to you is to try and live our lives the way you lived yours. Lives driven by generosity, selflessness and faith.” The sons of the late Jim Baller who made that promise will live out those words this summer as they help build a Habitat home in Jim’s memory. Jim, a beloved father, husband, ... (more)

Read about some of our donors that have made a commitment to our World of Hope Campaign