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Next AIP Call-In Date Wed., July 7

Next Application Period July 7, 2021 Memphis Habitat’s next Aging In Place (AIP) program call-in application period will be at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, 2021.  This round of projects will focus on roof repairs or roof replacement, with other work being done as budget allows for City of Memphis homeowners age 62 or older ONLY. Any information left for non-homeowners, homeowners who younger than 62, and homeowners who don’t live in the City of... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Monday, June 21, 2021
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Take Action TODAY - Support the Memphis Affordable Housing Trust Fund! (June 2021)

June 2021: CALL TO ACTION - Support the Memphis Affordable Housing Trust Fund! Please take action today by contacting the Memphis City Council and joining Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis in advocating for vital affordable housing funding! Memphis is in need of over 30,000 quality affordable housing units, and thousands of low-income older adults in Memphis are in need of home modifications and repairs to enable them to age safely and with dignity in their own homes. Some... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Monday, May 31, 2021
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Women Build webinar | Fri., May 14, 2021

Housing + Women's Health: A Memphis Habitat Women Build Conversation Friday, May 14 at Noon CST | Zoom During Women's Health Week (May 10-14), Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will host a discussion looking at the issues women face - internationally and locally - through the lens of Habitat for Humanity International's WASH (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene) initiative and right here in the Mid-South. We'll discuss health issues, housing concerns and... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Monday, May 3, 2021
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Next Aging In Place Program Application Date - May 7, 2021

Memphis Habitat’s next Aging In Place program call-in application period will be at  9 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021 .   This round of projects will focus on  roof repairs or roof replacement , with other work being done as budget allows for  City of Memphis homeowners age 62 or older ONLY . Any information left for non-homeowners, homeowners who younger than 62, and homeowners who don’t live in the City of Memphis will not be processed. ALL applicants must... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Monday, April 19, 2021
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Hot Off the Press! | Spring 2021 Blueprint Newsletter

Dear friends,  I CAN’T THANK YOU ENOUGH for supporting us through the  difficulties of last year. You really stepped up, supporting our homeowners and helping us meet challenges, like skyrocketing construction costs. During the holidays, you met Jasmine and because of your support, she will buy a home with an affordable mortgage this year. Last year, you helped 16 local families purchase homes with affordable mortgages and 86 older homeowners keep living in their homes... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Monday, April 19, 2021
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2021 Construction Vendor Interest Meeting

Memphis Habitat will host a Zoom meeting open to general contractors, subcontractors and home repair companies at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021 who are interested in working with Memphis Habitat on (1) new home construction and/or (2) critical home repairs, accessibility improvements, mobility modifications and weatherization enhancements through our Aging In Place (AIP) program.  For questions about this meeting, please contact Greg Webb, director of construction,... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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Easter Service 2021

Please join us in celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ during a virtual Easter service at 6:30p.m. on Tuesday, April 6 th .  The Reverend Paul McLain , associate pastor at Calvary Episcopal Church, will be joined by Dwayne Spencer, our president and CEO, and Steve Herrington, our senior family services manager, as they share a message of hope. Click here to register and attend our Easter Service Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Monday, March 22, 2021
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Virtual Trivia with Memphis Habitat | March 2021

Memphis Habitat is back with yet another round of virtual trivia! Grab your favorite people and join us on Thursday, March 4th at 6:30 p.m. for four exciting rounds of general knowledge trivia! It's only $10 per player (up to 6 players per team). All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis. SIGN ME UP FOR TRIVIA NIGHT WITH MEMPHIS HABITAT! For more details or questions about Trivia Night with Memphis Habitat, contact Amy Montgomery, donor... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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High Ground News article on TN Health + Housing Summit

High Grounds News recently shared an article covering our  T N Health + Housing Summit, which looked at the need, current work, and future collaborative and growth opportunities at the intersection of health and housing as it relates to older homeowners. “The need is only going to grow,” said Jennifer Molinsky, senior research associate at the Joint Center on Housing Studies of Harvard University. “By 2038, a third of our households will be headed by... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Thursday, February 11, 2021
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Blog Post from TN Health + Housing speaker DrT

Dr. Tiffany Manuel , president and founder of TheCaseMade , who led our Making The Case session of the TN Health + Housing Summit, shares a summary of her points on how leaders can become adaptive and make the strongest case to partners and funders to expand the work happening around the health and housing needs of older homeowners. Read her full blog post here:  http://ow.ly/AjaM50DvzsR Also, check out DrT's book,  Strategic CaseMaking: The Field Guide to... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison Stewart at Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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