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Whether it’s the regular crew volunteer who is on site two days a week or someone serving on the dedications committee helping to plan our wonderful house¬†celebrations, all our volunteers are valuable to our mission.

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Finding Fellowship on the Habitat Build Site

The Dakota Regular Crew originated from the Dakota County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 20 years ago, before the seven-county metro area became Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.  The 29-member crew regularly helps out on Habitat projec...

Appleton ReStore volunteer brings her passion here

Mary Atkins is dedicated. You can find her between the aisles four days a week at the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore, organizing the merchandise and helping customers find exactly what they’re looking for.

She never misses an opportunity...

An Original Habitat Story of Love and Faith

Roger and Vicki Henry are an energetic, passionate, and loving couple and self-proclaimed “Habi-holics.” They have been involved with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (TCHFH) since the organization’s early years, and continue to be among the organ...

Be handy! Volunteer at the ReStore


A few months ago, ReStore volunteer Calvin Peterson had a hip replacement. But when we found him at the shop for the Monday morning reset, he was lying on the ground stabilizing a new display of nuts and bolts.

That’s the thing you quickly learn a...

One Day Changes Lives

 

Not too long after the Charles Schwab volunteers starting erecting walls at the Sherburne Avenue build site in St. Paul, a neighbor passed by praising them for their good work.

“She was all smiles,” said one volunteer. “She said she was a Habita...

A Youth Group Trip Takes On New Meaning at the ReStore

On June 27th, Living Lord Lutheran Church youth group of Bartlett, Illinois joined us at the ReStore in New Brighton, MN. The group had several teams join us earlier in the week on Monday and Wednesday to help with various tasks around the store. ...

Making a Difference at the ReStore

Barett Lenton has been with the ReStore for about six months. Previously he was a miner, until he got injured one day at work. While he is rehabilitating from this injury, the ReStore has let him work with them. "It was a great fit from day one," ...

Guest Article: 'Unless the Lord builds the house'

This article was contributed by John Hogenson, Lead Pastor at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church.

One of my favorite Psalms is Psalm 127. Verse 127:1 reads, "Unless the Lord builds the house, those who labor build it in vain." Yesterday at lunch time I...

3M alumni give both time and money to Habitat, with an added bonus!

We’ve mentioned our 3MGives Habitat Project before; they are a regular crew of philanthropic-minded 3M retirees seeking to give back to the community, and have been for the last 18 years. This group of experienced volunteers is invaluable to the w...

Bluestem Breaks Ground on First Habitat Home

June 2nd marked the beginning of a new partnership between Bluestem Brands and Twin Cities Habitat.

Bluestem volunteers gathered in the Clover Field neighborhood in Chaska to begin a new project -- Bluestem’s first-ever Habitat home. Over 750 Blue...