Category: Habitat Happenings

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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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Habitat Happenings

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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Habitat Happenings

Aging Safely In Place: Susan

“I’m lucky I bought this house in 2015. I would never be able to afford it now,” Susan shares. She worked in sales and volunteered for Habitat in her spare time before retiring in 2019. At age 74, she loves visiting her grandson, who, she proudly notes, is a promising young athlete and an A+

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Habitat Happenings

Graham W: RV Care-a-vanner Volunteer

“The modular wall panel concept is the way of the future for all construction,” Graham Welbourn, RV Care-a-vanner volunteer, says.    RV Care-a-vanners are volunteers who travel from throughout North America to various Habitat affiliates, bringing with them their significant passion, skill, and enthusiasm. Only recently, with the opening of the CHUCK Center, did Habitat

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Habitat Happenings

Susan’s Critical Home Repair

Susan’s roof had been leaking for four years. She first moved to Tucson 40 years ago, when, she says, “I came out here and went, ‘What? There’s palm trees in the medians! There’s mountains!’ I fell in love with Tucson. I went back to New York, I quit my job, and I moved out here.

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Habitat Happenings

Margarita’s Home Repair

When you walk into Margarita’s home in Barrio Hollywood, you’re immediately greeted by rich colors, sparkling mosaics, flowering Arizona plants, several representations of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and a kitchen stocked with plenty of wooden spoons. Her classic Tucson home was built in 1958 and has seen a lot; Margarita cared for her father while

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Habitat Happenings

A woman for women: Linda Seitz

In 2009, with the support of her two adult children, Linda left Columbus, Ohio and moved to Tucson for a job with the University of Arizona. She had always known about Habitat for Humanity and kept her eyes on it, especially with ambassadors such as Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter. After 30 years of working in

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