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AmeriCorps members wearing Winter Warriors hats and posing with Chris Coleman at the CEO Build.

Stay Active in the Cold with Our Winter Volunteer Programs

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is well known for our volunteer opportunities. From assisting on a construction site to lending a hand at one of our...

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CEO Chris Coleman using a hammer on a roof outside.

As We Close 2019, I'm Filled with Gratitude

I’ve spent a lot of time in my attic over the last few weeks preparing for a home project. My wife, Connie, and I are sorting through boxes, flipping...

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Corey smiling and hammering a door frame.

Guest Blog: My 2019 Habitat Home Sponsorship Experience

Corey represents what Habitat is about—giving generously of time and treasure to invest in our neighbors and our collective future. And his...

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Dr. Lewis.

Race and Housing Series: Redlining and Resistance – An Interview with Dr. Brittany Lewis

Twin Cities Habitat has a core value of Equity and Inclusion which states: “We promote racial equity and strive to increase diversity, inclusion, and...

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Campaign Council member Jake Loesch volunteering on a Habitat build site.

Using Your Voice to Impact Change

For Jake Loesch, advocacy has been a recurring theme in his personal and professional life. Whether engaging with constituents as a legislative...

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Before and after images of Laurie's house. Before: run-down windows and cracked white paint. After: new gray paint, and fixed windows and window sills.

A Brush With Kindness Brings Hope to Homeowner Laurie

Laurie Hundley has lived in her East Phalen home for almost 30 years. Until recently, Laurie was accustomed to living on her own and was a...

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Gayle's family cabin, complete with new windows from ReStore.

ReStore Recap: Holiday DIY,  plus year-end donations

We're in the full swing of the holiday season with the New Year on the horizon, and it's time to start thinking about indoor DIY projects and...

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A mother and daughter smiling and sitting at a table looking at a laptop.

Leaving a Legacy: Including Charitable Donations in Your Estate Planning

Estate planning is an important—and sometimes emotional—process which provides direction on how to handle your assets at the end of life. Through...

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Sunrise volunteers raising the first wall on the Habitat home the bank sponsored in 2016.

How Sunrise Banks ensures Habitat homebuyers are set up for success

While our Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity team handles all the face-to-face work with Homeownership Program clients, we have a key partner working...

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A bright red shed in the snow, with solar panels on the roof.

Solar-ready Habitat homes

From building ENERGY STAR certified homes, to meeting LEED standards on our new home builds , to tackling special energy-efficient projects like our...

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