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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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CHUCK

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

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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Donor

Toni Laxague: 20 years of breaking the patterns of poverty through giving

Toni Laxague began volunteering with Habitat for Humanity Tucson in 2004. Little did she know, it would be the beginning of a 20-year legacy. Habitat was a name she knew of and recognized. As a busy professional working 60-hour work weeks as a legal assistant, she didn’t necessarily have time to volunteer. But inspired by

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Habitat Happenings

Happy Habitat Couple: Meet Brandon and Leah

Leah Swisher & Brandon Bowen have been together for 7 years. Leah is the CEO of AZ Construction Trades and has been volunteering with Habitat for Humanity Tucson since 2012. Leah introduced Brandon to Habitat, but he is no stranger to construction, owning his own business as an independent contractor. The two met at a

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Habitat Happenings

A letter from a grateful Habitat mom

Every Habitat homebuyer contributes 250 or more hours of sweat equity, and their children above 16 are invited to help them with their hours by participating as well. Our homebuyer Cassandra has three kids, two daughters and a son named CJ. CJ has a rare condition affecting his ability to balance. CJ was so excited

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Events

Rosalynn Carter Wall Raising Tribute

On Saturday, December 16, 2023, more than 100 volunteers came together to raise the walls of seven (7) homes to honor the life and legacy of an American first lady and one of Habitat’s most devoted volunteers: Rosalynn Carter and her selfless dedication to Habitat for Humanity’s mission. When former first lady Rosalynn Carter volunteered

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