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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

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...

Your Guide to Simple, Successful Fundraising

Posted at 11:00 AM on November 23, 2021

You probably see them whenever you log into Facebook: fundraisers. You see your friends raising money for their favorite...

Habitat Homeowner Celebrates Paying Off Her Mortgage

Posted at 11:48 AM on October 25, 2021

At Habitat, we often say that receiving the keys to your new home is the exciting beginning of your homeownership journey. But...

Hope Builders Virtual Fundraising Luncheon FAQs

Posted at 10:30 AM on September 28, 2021

The 10th Annual Virtual Hope Builders Fundraising Luncheon is just around the corner! Join us on Thursday, October 7 at noon ...

Virtual Hard Hat & Black Tie FAQs

Posted at 2:00 PM on April 19, 2021

Are you ready to create homes from the comfort of yours? Our (virtual) Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala is coming up on Saturday,...

Selling Back a Habitat Home for the Next Generation

Posted at 2:00 PM on March 18, 2021

Buying a home with Habitat is transformative for a family in many ways. But every homeowner’s journey is unique. Some Habitat...

Karen and David Bring Family and Friends Together for Home Sponsorship

Posted at 4:29 PM on January 21, 2021

Throughout January, we're showering gratitude on all the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity supporters who make our mission...

Mapping Disinvestment & Displacement: A Conversation with Dr. Brittany Lewis

Posted at 8:30 AM on January 20, 2021

This blog is part of our Race & Housing series. Click here to learn more about this series and why it's important.

If you...

Habitat's Top Ten Stories of 2020

Posted at 12:49 PM on December 29, 2020

As we approach the end of 2020, it might be tempting to close the book on this turbulent year and not look back. But when we...

Six things you might not know about affordable housing

Posted at 1:36 PM on November 17, 2020

You might hear the term “affordable housing” used often, whether in the news or by someone you know. Sometimes misconceptions...