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Habitat offices closed for Labor Day 2018

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Posted by Kim Morrison at Friday, August 24, 2018

Sat., Aug. 22 Build Date Canceled for Weather

Due to the inclement weather, the build day scheduled for Sat., Aug. 22 is canceled. If you have any additional questions, feel free to email volunteer@memphishabitat.com. Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison at Friday, August 17, 2018

Commercial Appeal editorial: Dwayne Spencer speaks on fair, equitable housing

The Commercial Appeal Habitat for Humanity seeks to create fair, equitable housing experience Dwayne Spencer, Guest Column Messages of struggle, hope and dreams have captivated the minds and souls of everyday people for centuries. Words spoken by charismatic leaders like Lincoln, Churchill and Martin Luther King Jr. Resounding words — sometimes as booming, trembling voices, sometimes phrases that resonate and inspire hope. To read more of this editorial in The... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison at Thursday, July 12, 2018

Habitat Offices Closed for July 4, 2018

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Posted by Kim Morrison at Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Habitat Frames Fair Housing Act Discussion at National Civil Rights Museum

National experts will discuss progress, obstacles and future opportunities MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 21, 2018 — Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will bring together a panel of housing policy and community development experts at the National Civil Rights Museum on Tuesday, July 17, at 3:30 p.m. for Building the Beloved Community: A Conversation About The Fair Housing Act to discuss the 50 th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, including the successes, challenges and work... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison at Thursday, June 21, 2018

Habitat Offices Closed for Memorial Day 2018

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Posted by Kim Morrison at Friday, May 18, 2018

Bluff City 10K Raises $30K+ for Memphis Habitat

Bluff City 10K Raises $30K+ for Memphis Habitat Memphis, Tenn., May 15, 2018 – On Saturday, May 12, the fourth annual Bluff City 10K presented by Ashley HomeStore’s Hope to Dream program took off with 570 registrants signing up to support Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis’ work to help local families build and improve places to call home. This year’s event raised more than $30,000 to go toward Habitat’s mission. Mark Temme of... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison at Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Building the Beloved Community

Building the Beloved Community By Jonathan Reckford and Dwayne Spencer Habitat for Humanity is propelled by a vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We devote ourselves to creating that world because we believe everyone — every single one of us, regardless of who we are or where we come from — deserves a decent life and deserves the opportunity for a better future. Believing is not enough. And so we build. We build houses — and through... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison at Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Habitat Offices Closed for Good Friday 2018

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Posted by Kim Morrison at Friday, March 16, 2018

Run and Register for Memphis Habitat’s Bluff City 10K

Fourth annual race seeks runners, sponsors for Overton Square event   Memphis, Tenn., March 13, 2018 – Runner registration recently opened for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis’ fourth annual Bluff City 10K presented by Ashley HomeStore’s Hope to Dream program. The race will take place in historic Overton Square on Saturday, May 12. The Bluff City 10K supports Memphis Habitat’s mission to help local families achieve strength, stability and... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison at Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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