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TN Health + Housing Summit now a webinar series! Jan. + Feb. 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Tennessee Health + Housing Summit is now a virtual event, and we are excited about the opportunity to host more attendees and extend our engagement with registrants. Instead of stacked sessions over just 2 days, the summit will now offer 9 sessions at 1.5 hrs each over the course of 4 weeks. Join us in January + February 2021 for this webinar series! Early Bird registration = $75 for all 9 sessions through Fri., Dec. 18Regular price = $100 for all 9 sessions after Fri., ... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Friday, October 16, 2020

Newest Blueprint up now! Fall 2020

Dear friend, It’s hard to believe it’s already fall. In a typical year, we’d be together on a build site working alongside homebuyers building their homes. 2020 has been anything but typical, which is why we made the difficult decision to resume our volunteer builds next year. While things in the world may be out of sorts right now, two things remain  unchanged: more than ever, people need and deserve decent, affordable places  to call home, and Habitat homebuyer... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Friday, October 9, 2020

'Make Some Noise' for Jimmie!

Hi friend, We've known that this day would come at some point, but sharing this news isn't any easier - Jimmie Holmes, our beloved construction site supervisor for over 20 years, is officially retiring today. If you've been on a Memphis Habitat build site just once or dozens of times, you've listened in on one of Jimmie's safety talks, made some noise, heard about Habitat "snakes," and been told that if you fall, it's "not the fall that gets ya - it's that sudden stop. So if you're gonna fal... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Friday, October 2, 2020

Halloween Trivia with Memphis Habitat

Join us for an evening of ghoulish fun with our trivia host with the most - Memphis Habitat CEO Dwayne Spencer! If you and your creepy crew are on top of your spooky know-how, we have semi-fabulous prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams. While we can't all gather on the build site together, we CAN get together online for a little Halloween-themed fun to raise funds and keep helping local families build or improve decent and affordable places to call home. SIGN ME UP FOR... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Thursday, October 1, 2020