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Angel Recounts the Many Benefits of Her Habitat Home

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

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Twin Cities Habitat ReStore has updated store hours.

ReStore Recap: New Year, New Hours!

Happy New Year! We are happy to see 2020 wrap and look forward to a hopefully better, brighter 2021. ReStore Recap is here to share our new hours and...

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The new repaired walls, painted lavender and light blue, of the living room and dining room. There is a window on each wall, and wood floors and trim.

Repaired Walls and a New Kitchen Table Make Charles' Life Easier

As you get older and retire, you’ll likely spend more time in your home than you did previously. This is certainly the case for Charles Ricard. He...

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Top 10 Stories of 2020

Habitat's Top Ten Stories of 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 do take time to reflect,...

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Health Implications of Moving as a Senior - husband and wife using tablet on couch – TC Habitat

The Health Implications of Moving as a Senior

Moving from your home can be an arduous process for anyone. For seniors, moving can affect physical, mental, and emotional well-being, and add...

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Barry Mason smiling in a hard hat and safety goggles.

'Third Act' Regular Crew Provides Activity and Purpose

Barry Mason has long been a dedicated volunteer at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. He and his wife, Sharon, first got involved with Habitat through...

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Habitat volunteers in front of a North Minneapolis home.

Advocacy Update: Housing on the Local Level

The air is getting crisp, snow is beginning to fall, and loved ones prepare to hunker down for the winter. That must mean ‘tis the season for … local...

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Standing outside the front porch of an in-progress gray house, two site supervisors hold a handmade no parking sign. On the right is Heather's site supervisor Pete Brownlee . Behind him is fellow AmeriCorps Carrie, and to the left of her is Heather. All are in sweatshirts and there are no leaves on the trees.

The Journey from AmeriCorps to Business Engagement Director

Have you been wondering how a service term with AmeriCorps could help your career? We spoke with Heather Englander, a Twin Cities Habitat AmeriCorps...

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White tile in a bathroom, surrounding a pink bathtub. The middle of the side of the tub has been cut out, and replaced with a u-shaped white piece so you can step into the tub.

A Brush with Kindness Makes David's Home More Accessible

Guest Blog by Mike Robertson, A Brush with Kindness Program Manager Feeling safe in your own home is central to being happy there. David and Karen...

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Vera started her business from her mom's Habitat home

When a Habitat Home Becomes a Launching Pad for Success

Guest Post by Lucinda Winter Vera knows first-hand the benefits of growing up in a Habitat home. Vera, her mother Melo, and her sister Symphonie...

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