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Take a Virtual Tour of a Habitat Home!

Have you ever wondered what a Habitat home looks like? Well here's your chance! This is a virtual tour of a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home in our Bearwater Park neighborhood. We build our homes to be "visitable," meaning there's at least one zero-step entry, wider door frames and hallways, an ADA accessible bathroom, and other features to ensure the home meets the needs of our homebuyer families and their guests. (Once you press play, click the expand icon in the bottom right... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Thursday, January 27, 2022
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Memphis Habitat Reflects on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2022

Today, we celebrate and honor the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King popularized the notion of the “Beloved Community.” His vision for the Beloved Community was a society based on justice, equal opportunity, and love of one’s fellow human beings. In early 1966, Dr. King moved his family into an apartment on the West Side of Chicago, bringing much-needed national attention to the poor housing conditions of that area, and he continued... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Friday, January 14, 2022
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Memphis Habitat ReStore Featured on WREG News Channel 3's Community Changers Segment

(Once you press play, click the expand icon in the bottom right corner to adjust the screen size as needed.) Every Tuesday, the team at WREG News Channel 3 highlights organizations making a positive impact in our community as part of their Community Changers series, and recently they caught up with us and popped into the Memphis Habitat ReStore. Their anonymous donor for the segment wanted to recognize the ReStore for being a year-round fundraiser for Habitat, turning... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Thursday, January 13, 2022
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Next AIP Call-In Application Date Jan. 27, 2022

Next Aging In Place Application Date Jan. 27, 2022 Memphis Habitat’s next Aging In Place program call-in application date will be at  9 a.m. on Thursday, January 27, 2022 .  This round of projects will focus on  critical repairs and accessibility needs , with other work being done as budget allows for  Shelby County homeowners age 60 or older ONLY . Any information left for non-homeowners, homeowners who are younger than 60,... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Tuesday, December 21, 2021
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Next AIP Call-In Application Period Dec. 2, 2021

Next Aging In Place Application Period Dec. 2, 2021 Memphis Habitat’s next Aging In Place program call-in application period will be at  9 a.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2021 .  This round of projects will focus on  critical repairs and accessibility needs , with other work being done as budget allows for  Shelby County homeowners age 60 or older ONLY . Any information left for non-homeowners, homeowners who younger than 60,... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Wednesday, November 17, 2021
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Memphis Habitat's AIP Program Featured by American Society on Aging

Chris Reeder Young, M.A., Memphis Habitat's senior research and evaluation manager, recently published an article in the American Society on Aging’s Generations Now digital publication . The article highlights the value of home repairs and accessibility modifications for older homeowners, which can help them keep living independently and safely in their own homes, save on household costs, and contribute further to their municipality's tax base. Carrie Hawkins is... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Monday, November 8, 2021
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Craft time! Cork Coaster Housewarming Gifts

Cork Coaster Craft Project Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. CT | Facebook Live Join Memphis Habitat virtually for a night of craftiness! Together we'll decorate coasters as a housewarming gifts for our newest group of homebuyers! We'll provide all the supplies you need for this free, family-friendly craft project.  Click here , the title above, or the banner grahic for more details and to register for this event!  Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Friday, October 8, 2021
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Join us Tue., Aug. 24 for Women + The Value of Homeownership: A Memphis Habitat Homebuyer Conversation

Women + The Value of Homeownership: A Memphis Habitat Homebuyer Conversation Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. CT | Zoom Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis believes that everyone should have a safe, decent and affordable place to live. In conjunction with Women's Equality Day, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis is hosting a female-focused homebuyer conversation to share their stories, their experiences with Habitat's homebuying program, and how their lives have... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Wednesday, August 11, 2021
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Join us! Women + Land Access: A Memphis Habitat Women Build Webinar | Thu., July 22

Women + Land Access: A Memphis Habitat Women Build Webinar Thursday, July 22 at 11 a.m. CT | Zoom Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis believes that everyone, everywhere should have a safe, decent and affordable place to live. Memphis Habitat supports Habitat for Humanity International’s tithe program, which helps families around the world, in some of the most under-resourced places, secure housing to stand on their own and build stronger, more stable communities. ... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Friday, July 9, 2021
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POSTPONED - Homeowner Celebration July 17th

Update: Due to the thunderstorms and heavy rains forecast for this weekend, the Homeowner Celebration has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a future date. Watch this page and our website for updates! Join Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis and the Memphis & Shelby County Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) from the comfort of your home for our Virtual Homeowner Celebration at a to be rescheduled date and time ! In the past 18 months, 22 local families... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Thursday, July 1, 2021
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