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Celebrating Home| Habitat's 2014 Summer Homeowner Potluck

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This past Friday, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity hosted a Summer Homeowner Potluck event at Como Picnic Pavilion in St. Paul. Nearly 142 people, both Habitat homeowners and A Brush with Kindness families, came together to celebrate their shared connection to Habitat for Humanity.

Finding Fellowship on the Habitat Build Site

The Dakota Crew with Site Supervisor Erik Johnson

The Dakota Regular Crew originated from the Dakota County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 20 years ago, before the seven-county metro area became Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.  The 29-member crew regularly helps out on Habitat projects in the southern part of the Twin Cities on Tuesdays and Thursdays – in cities like Chaska, Shakopee, Savage and Cottage Grove.

Appleton ReStore volunteer brings her passion here

Mary Atkins

Mary Atkins is dedicated. You can find her between the aisles four days a week at the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore, organizing the merchandise and helping customers find exactly what they’re looking for.

An Original Habitat Story of Love and Faith

Vicki and Roger Henry

Roger and Vicki Henry are an energetic, passionate, and loving couple and self-proclaimed “Habi-holics.” They have been involved with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (TCHFH) since the organization’s early years, and continue to be among the organization’s most dedicated and passionate supporters.

Be handy! Volunteer at the ReStore


A few months ago, ReStore volunteer Calvin Peterson had a hip replacement. But when we found him at the shop for the Monday morning reset, he was lying on the ground stabilizing a new display of nuts and bolts.

That’s the thing you quickly learn about this retired carpenter, he’s not one to sit idle.

Women Build knocking out 22nd home!

Edward Moody

Did you catch Women Build on WCCO-TV? Check it out. That's some of the volunteers from Mortenson gathered around WCCO Reporter Edward Moody III (we had a great time together at 5am!). The media attention is well deserved. This is the 22nd home that Women Build has built through Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. Work on the 23rd will start in South St. Paul this fall.

Application Open House: What you need to know

Application Open House

It’s easy to become overwhelmed when starting the process of buying a home. There's so much to know and many first-time homebuyers have lots of good questions.

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A ReStore Donation Results in an Unexpected Gift for the Community

Philip with his purchased vests

As a frequent ReStore shopper, Philip Jarosz is accustomed to finding hidden treasures on his regular visits to New Brighton store. During a recent trip, Philip found just what he had been looking for.


Building Community through Music, Food and Fun!


For the third year running, the congregation from Mount Olivet Lutheran Church of Plymouth will be setting up to showcase local music, savory barbeque, and craft brews as part of their family-friendly BLUES BREWS N BBQS fundraising event. All proceeds will support Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity and PRISM.


One Day Changes Lives


Not too long after the Charles Schwab volunteers starting erecting walls at the Sherburne Avenue build site in St. Paul, a neighbor passed by praising them for their good work.

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