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StoryTeller Media + Communications team at the Habitat for Humanity build site

Building More Than Homes: A Day of Purpose and Unity

Guest blog by StoryTeller Media + Communications

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Michael using a saw on the build site.

Giving Back in Retirement: Meet Volunteer Michael

When Michael retired from his 35-year career as a pediatric nurse anesthetist at Children’s Minnesota, he knew he still wanted to be active and give...

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Paul and Sue McNelly

Volunteer Spotlight: Paul and Sue

Paul and Sue McNelly got started volunteering with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity in March of 2022 after talking with one of Sue's colleagues while...

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Global Engagement, Local Connections: A Service Honeymoon Story

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) works in more than 70 countries worldwide. As a local affiliate of HFHI, Twin Cities Habitat has five...

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VTO, what is VTO

What is VTO and How Can it Benefit Your Business?

You've likely heard the term “Volunteer Time Off” thrown around in recent years as it has dramatically grown in popularity as a benefit employers are...

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Donna smiles as she stocks paint at ReStore.

ReStore is One Little Piece of the Goodness

For regular volunteer Donna, serving at ReStore in New Brighton provides three things she believes everyone craves: novelty, familiarity, and...

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corporate volunteerism, corporate volunteering, A group of General Mills volunteers outside of an in-progress house, with a Twin Cities Habitat sign behind them.

What is Corporate Volunteerism?

Corporate volunteerism is a way for corporations and their employees to give back to their community. Volunteer time off (VTO) is a great tool to...

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A photo of Dave smiling inside a home.

Rewarding Repairs: Volunteers Face Challenges With a Smile

Update (12/6/2022): We were saddened to learn of Dave DeVoy's passing on November 12, 2022. We are grateful for Dave and the thousands of hours he...

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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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Find Your Perfect Volunteer Opportunity with Twin Cities Habitat

When it comes to volunteering, Minnesotans are almost unmatched. We're among the top volunteering states in the nation. The Minneapolis-Saint Paul...

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