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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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We Need a Constitutional Amendment for Housing

Everything starts at home. Your health. Your education. Your wealth-building. Your sense of support and stability. If you have a stable, affordable place to call home, all these positive outcomes become possible. We see this every day at Twin Cities...

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Blake and Greg walking down the aisle at their wedding

Falling in Love at Habitat

We met at the All Staff Build. If you had to script a Habitat for Humanity meet-cute, casually meeting at the Habitat All Staff Build while moving...

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What We're Grateful For in 2022

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

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A man holding a child. They both are smiling. Text says Give to the Max November 17, 2022

Special Opportunity for Give to the Max

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

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Habitat for Humanity fourplex house

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

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

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Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala attendees posing with props

Hard Hat & Black Tie FAQs

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 up on Saturday,...

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We're so glad to see an organization we trust was doing something for Ukraine

Twin Cities Habitat Supports Ukrainian Refugees

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

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Kathleen and Kyle with confetti at their wedding.

From volunteers to newlyweds: a Habitat love story

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

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Deborah's family

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

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

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Top 6 Habitat New Year's Resolutions

Start Your Year Right with these 6 Habitat Resolutions

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 for your...

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