Blake MacKenzie

Blake MacKenzie

Blake MacKenzie's journey with Habitat began in 2013, and in that time he's worked as a Development Assistant Intern, Advocacy Intern, Development Associate, and is now the Communications Specialist. Prior to Habitat, he graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead with majors in English Writing and Biology and a minor in Chemistry, and worked as a Community Organizer. He's an avid reader, makes a good risotto, and enjoys the great outdoors.

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Recent Posts

What We're Grateful For in 2022

Posted at 8:00 AM on November 24, 2022

It's wonderful to have traditions like Thanksgiving that ask us to slow down, reflect, and give thanks. This year, we're sharing...

Special Opportunity for Give to the Max

Posted at 1:07 PM on November 9, 2022

It’s time for Give to the Max, Minnesota’s great give-together! On November 17, 2022, generous donors like you all across...

Habitat's AmeriCorps Fourplex Turned into Housing for LGBTQ+ Youth

Posted at 10:15 AM on August 19, 2022

In the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis stands an unassuming blue three-story building that is beloved by hundreds of former ...

Hard Hat & Black Tie FAQs

Posted at 3:38 PM on April 19, 2022

Are you ready for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity's first in-person Gala in two years?! Our Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala is coming...

Twin Cities Habitat Supports Ukrainian Refugees

Posted at 2:52 PM on March 16, 2022

On Thursday, March 10, we put out a call out to support Habitat's emergency Ukraine response. In less than five days, donors...

From volunteers to newlyweds: a Habitat love story

Posted at 2:00 PM on February 14, 2022

This blog was originally published in 2018. We're re-sharing it for Valentine's Day with an update from Kathleen and Kyle. Read...

20+ Years of Warmth and Love in Deborah's Habitat Home

Posted at 9:30 AM on January 7, 2022

Deborah has fond memories of her childhood. Her mom was a natural host, and her home was always filled with people. Friends,...

Start Your Year Right with these 6 Habitat Resolutions

Posted at 4:06 PM on January 4, 2022

2022 is in full swing, and if you're the type of person who likes to have some New Year's Resolutions, we've got some great ideas...

Ideas to Bring the Family Together over the Holidays

Posted at 9:00 AM on December 22, 2021

During the holiday season, do you look forward to or dread the family table conversations? If you fall into the latter category...

What We're Grateful For

Posted at 9:00 AM on November 24, 2021

This year, like the year before it, has been incredibly challenging for most of us. That's why it's wonderful to have traditions...