Gingerbread Build Tucson

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December 11 at Brother Johns Please pre-register for the Gingerbread Build below. Thank you! Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Questions? Email us at info@habitattucson.org. All donations are tax-deductible to the fulle …

Blitz Building a stronger Tucson

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Last Friday, Habitat Tucson volunteers completed the record-breaking Tucson Blitz Build – an effort to build four homes in eight days! We are ecstatic to see how far the project came over the course of the very busy eight days. We built four homes – ho …

HabiStore Volunteers have huge impact

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“I love helping people and this has changed my life,” Marina Blanco said about her involvement and continuous dedication at the HabiStore here in Tucson. Marina  has helped our team for the last four months and her work has left an impression on everyo …

Veteran finds strength through home repair

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Benjamin Willhite, a veteran of the Vietnam War, has always been a handyman. He’s spent many joyful days working on his Tucson home of 40 years, but after he suffered a stroke on the day before Easter in 2014, minor home repairs became increasingly dif …

HabiTeen gives back

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At just 16-years-old, Christina Huynh has set major goals for herself and is headed toward an even brighter future. The high school senior is a star student, having recently completed six Advanced Placement courses in subjects like Physics, Chemistry, …

Changes to the AZ Tax Credit allows donors to double their impact!

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Arizona provides a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for contributions to organizations that serve the working poor. SB 1216 doubles the amounts that individuals and married couples can make each year under this tax credit!   New changes to the Arizona …

National Healthy Homes Month

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June 2016 will mark the first annual National Healthy Homes Month. National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM) is an outreach campaign designed to create awareness about and action around home health and safety hazards and to empower families to learn how to c …

Chili’s Give Back Event

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Download your flyer here! Let Chili’s do the cooking while supporting Habitat for Humanity Tucson! Chili’s will donate 15% of event day sales back to Habitat for Humanity Tucson on Wednesday, May 25! This is an area-wide event. All restaurants in the T …

Lowe’s Clinic: Power Tool Safety

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Habitat for Humanity Tucson and longtime national partner Lowe’s are hosting “how-to” construction clinics for volunteers in conjunction with the ninth annual National Women Build Week. The Lowe’s clinic will teach participants how to safety use hand a …

A Thank You note to Habitat Tucson

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The following is a wonderful thank you note we received from our intern Genna: Dear Habitat Tucson, I just wanted to let you know everything went very well today and I also got to attend another dedication that was in Copper Vista. I definitely cried, …

HabiStore shopping tips!

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Here are seven tips to help you make the most of your visit to the HabiStore – whether you are a first-time visitor to the HabiStore or a seasoned thrift shopper! 7 tips to finding that perfect piece at the HabiStore! Measure – Know how much space you …

Habitat International’s Valspar Challenge

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We have received a number of calls and emails asking for clarification about the Valspar “Paint a Brighter Future” Challenge. The Valspar Challenge is a remarkable campaign hosted by Habitat for Humanity International in partnership with Valspar, the a …

Dedications 2016

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Please join us at one of our upcoming home dedications! Home dedications recognize the combined efforts of our homebuyers, volunteers, donors and staff as we hand over the house keys to our family partners. It is a joyful event and celebration of a fam …

HabiStore Grand Reopening!

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We are so excited to share the HabiStore remodel with you! Our goal is to increase our retail space, provide patrons with an improved shopping experience and operate more efficiently as a store. Be one of the first to see the new and improved store! St …

Write-A-Will Workshops

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Please join Habitat for Humanity Tucson for one of two FREE Write-A-Will Workshops. You can learn how to prepare for the future – yours, your children’s’ and your community’s. Each workshop will include a Q&A session with Kay Richter, estate-planni …

In loving memory of Bill Scott

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On Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, Habitat Tucson lost a dear friend and devoted volunteer. Bill Scott lived a long, full life. He was a beloved member of our cohort of regular volunteers, having served in a number of roles at Habitat – from volunteering at con …

Hard Hats and Heels

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Support our Women Build program while viewing the Oscar-nominated short film “Head over Heels” at The Loft Cinema on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  “Head Over Heels,” was nominated for Best Animated Short at the 85th Academy Awards. …

2015 Builder’s Challenge Match

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Habitat Tucson launches 2015 Builder’s Challenge TUCSON, Ariz. —Habitat for Humanity Tucson’s holiday giving challenge — the 2015 Builder’s Challenge — matches up to $90,000, now until December 31, 2015.  The Dorothy Harmsen and Bill Harmsen, Sr. Chari …

Habitat Tucson’s 400th House

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Habitat for Humanity Tucson will raise the walls on its 400th house! This major milestone falls within Habitat Tucson’s celebration of 35 years serving families in Tucson, Amado, Sahuarita, Marana and Green Valley. The home is being built in partnershi …

Eat Wings. Raise Funds.

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Buffalo Wild Wings® will donate 10% of all pre-taxed sales (less promotional discounts) from any guest that mention Habitat for Humanity Tucson. Every Monday, starting September 14th – At all Tucson area Buffalo Wild Wings Locations! Buffalo Wild Wings …

A Brush With Kindness Impacts Neighborhoods

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Stories From the Field – Spring 2015 A Brush with Kindness is a home preservation program that partners with eligible homeowners to paint, landscape and complete minor exterior repairs so they can continue to live in safe, decent homes for years to com …

In Memory of Leland

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In Loving Memory of Leland  It is with great sorrow that we say goodbye to our good friend Leland Yarbrough, who passed away April 15. We join with his family in mourning the loss of such a remarkable person. Leland was the first volunteer with Habitat …

Free Write a Will Workshops – March 2015

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Please join Habitat for Humanity Tucson for one of two free Write-A-Will Workshops, where you can learn how to prepare for the future. Each workshop will include a Q&A session with the estate planning attorney. All participants will receive a workb …

Habitat for Humanity Tucson wins TEP’s 2015 BrightEE Award for Energy-Efficiency

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Tucson Electric Power (TEP) presented TEP BrightEE Awards to customers and contractors that took advantage of TEP’s cost-effective energy efficiency (EE) programs to achieve significant energy savings. Winner: Non-Profit Organization — Habitat for Huma …

In Memory of Bob Minton

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In loving memory of Bob Minton. Memorial service here in Tucson for Bob Minton at 6:30 pm Monday, Jan. 19, at Palo Verde Church of Christ, 651 S. Kolb.  Robert “Bob” Minton, 82, was a mainstay on the Habitat for Humanity Tucson Board of Directors for 1 …

Origami Owl Women Build Fundraiser

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December 2, 2014 4:30 – 6:30pm Habitat for Humanity Tucson 3501 N Mountain Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719 Get your holiday shopping done early while helping to raise funds for the 13th Habitat Tucson Women Build home! Origami Owl products will be on display and …

DIY Inspiration from the HabiStore.

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We love when HabiStore shoppers show us their DIY photos!   Breathe new life into vintage furniture gems and antiques, with a little imagination and paint. This up-cycled transformation comes from Julissa Schuster – Junk Addict. It was painted wit …

Habitat Tucson welcomes T. VanHook as CEO

Media Release: T. VanHook Photo Credit Richard Melnick TUCSON, Ariz. (July 2, 2014) –T. VanHook has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of Habitat for Humanity Tucson.  The Board conducted a nationwide search before appointing VanHook. Worki …

A Safe and Decent Home for the Barredas

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    Gabriel & Elizabeth Barreda Photo credit – Ryan Mihalyi Photography Safe New Home for Sahuarita-area Veteran in Nonprofit’s Home Swap By Tom Hopkins, Neighborhood Outreach Manager In addition to building new homes, Habitat for Humanit …

National Women Build Week

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Habitat for Humanity Tucson and Lowe’s invite women to volunteer during National Women Build Week Register Women to build homes nationwide in partnership with local low-income families May 3 – 11 The volunteers participating in National Women Build Wee …

CASA Art Show

“Road to Ruby” by Eileen Dudley.CASA – Best of Show April 23rd | 5-7pm at Habitat for Humanity Tucson Art for the Senses Habitat for Humanity Tucson | 3501 N Mountain Ave Tucson, AZ (On Mountain just south of Prince Rd) [MAP] Enjoy new work by the arti …

Tucson Morning Blend

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Thanks to the Tucson Morning Blend for featuring the important work of Habitat for Humanity Tucson on their morning show! On March 24th, 2014, Tucson Morning Blend spoke with a new Habitat Tucson homeowner, Sarah Lujan, and Homeowner Services & Out …

Copenhagen Chair-ity Event raises over $5,000

On Friday, March 21, 2014, Copenhagen Imports hosted an amazing fundraiser that benefited Habitat Tucson.  Store owners Jorgen and Cynthia Hansen recruited 17 local artists to create one-of-a-kind artwork using a chair reminiscent of iconic Danish desi …

Radiology Ltd. Build

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On Saturday March 8, 2014 from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm, Radiology Ltd. partnered with Habitat for Humanity Tucson to build a new home on Tucson’s south side.  Along with their monetary gift to Habitat for Humanity, employees from Radiology Ltd traded lab co …

Thanks to the Tucson Housing Foundation

At Habitat Tucson we are always searching for ways to fund more building and repairing of homes. Join us Wednesday January 29th @ 10:00 AM for a press conference that will introduce our Housing Opportunity Loan Fund. This fund will provide no interest …

Thanks for the Truck, TEP!

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Habitat for Humanity Tucson’s HabiStore was one of six organizations that were handed the keys to donated pickup trucks from Tucson Electric Power on October 30th. We appreciate TEP’s generosity and community spirit.   Pictured: TEP’s Wayne Terpst …

Flores’ Excited for the Future

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Nancy Flores and her two children are settling into their new home thanks to WISH funding from Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco! Read their story here.

You can be a hero!

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With the support of heroes like you, Habitat for Humanity Tucson is building communities and connecting neighbors through our Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP).

Habitat Recieves BBB Wise Giving Seal!

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We are very excited to have received our official Better Business Bureau Seal! What does that mean? The seal provides a clear, concise and accessible means for potential donors to find out if a national charity meets the comprehensive standards establi …

Homeownership IS In Reach!

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We are currently seeking individuals and families to become the owners of new and refurbished homes in the Tucson area. Join us for a free Information Session to learn how you could qualify for your very own home! Bring a friend, no RSVP required! Lear …

New Volunteer Orientation

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We need your help!  We have volunteer opportunities for just about everyone and we are working hard to complete new homes at our Copper Vista neighborhood (just southeast of the intersection at Drexel Rd. and Park Ave). We especially need volunteers wh …