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How Can Furniture Donation Pickup Services Help Clear Out Storage Spaces?

Storage spaces often accumulate unused furniture, turning into cluttered and underutilized areas in our homes. Fortunately,furniture donation pickup services offer a convenient solution to clear out these spaces while making a positive impact on the community. We offer furniture donation pickup services through the Habitat for Humanity Tucson HabiStore, found at HabiStore.org. In this blog post, […]

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How Do Nonprofit Furniture Stores Support Sustainable Living?

In today’s world, sustainability has become a pressing concern, influencing various aspects of our lives, including the way we furnish our homes. Nonprofit furniture stores like the HabiStore have emerged as key players in promoting sustainable living by offering eco-friendly options and supporting ethical practices. Visit HabiStore.org to shop today! Let’s delve into how these stores contribute to sustainable

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From Toys to Tables: Frank’s Skilled Hands and Heart of Gold

Frank Pickett grew up making his own wooden toys; now, he volunteers at the HabiStore as a woodworker, fixing high-end used furniture for resale in support of Habitat for Humanity Tucson’s mission.  “My father did some woodworking… When I was young, the neighbor boy and I used to make our own toys. We were relatively

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How Does Housing Assistance Address Homelessness?

Homelessness and lack of access to affordable housing is a complex issue that affects communities worldwide. In cities like Tucson, Arizona, housing unaffordability and homelessness presents a significant challenge, requiring comprehensive solutions. One of the most effective strategies in combating under-housing in cities like Tucson is through housing assistance programs. Let’s delve into how housing assistance addresses homelessness, focusing

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Building Together: Volunteer Opportunities for Affordable Housing

Are you looking for meaningful ways to give back to your community and are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others? If so, volunteering for affordable housing initiatives might be the perfect opportunity for you. Affordable housing organizations are dedicated to ensuring that everyone has a safe, decent, and affordable place to

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“A weight off of my shoulders”: A Home Repair for a Veteran

“I’ll be here until I’m gone. Sitting here now, I’m a lot more safe and secure,” Benjamin Davis told us about his home repairs with Habitat Tucson.  Benjamin was born to a military family in West Virginia before his dad’s job took them to Tucson. Benjamin enlisted after high school. During his service, he spent

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Another Successful Women Build in 2024!

This weekend, Habitat Tucson- along with all of you- continued to build homes, community and hope right here in Southern Arizona. See some of the photos below or visit our Facebook album to see all of them! See the album! Many thanks to everyone who supported our 24th annual Women Build event this past weekend

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What’s HabiNing at the CHUCK Center?

There’s good news from the Connie Hillman Family Foundation Urban Construction Knowledge (CHUCK) Center, Habitat Tucson’s innovative workforce development center and 15,000-square-foot construction warehouse! Want to get involved? Visit the CHUCK’s page to learn more or get in touch with us by calling (520) 326-1217 or emailing info@habitattucson.org! Workforce Development The CHUCK Center is now a registered

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“I’m going to keep doing this until my body says I can’t do it anymore”: Rick Witt

“I believe I’ve been given a gift. I’ve been blessed with the ability to build and do His work.”  Rick Witt is a retired firefighter and HVAC professional from the Chicagoland area who considers himself a ‘snowbird,’ splitting the year between Tucson and East Troy, WI. Since retirement, he has become one of our most

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Bringing the sunshine: Jennie’s AmeriCorps experience

Jennie’s whole life has been dedicated to helping disadvantaged people navigate unjust systems. Now, she’s an AmeriCorps member at Habitat Tucson, and she calls herself “a walking billboard” for supporting Habitat.  At the start of her career, she was on track to go to law school when she served her first AmeriCorps year teaching literacy

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