#SmallBusinessSaturday at the ReStore!

Everyone knows about Thanksgiving and Black Friday, but do you know about #SmallBusinessSaturday? This comes on the Saturday following Black Friday and encourages consumers to show their local businesses some love too! In such a challenging year, it’s as crucial...

Habitat Monroe to Host #GivingToolsday

Giving Tuesday, created in 2012, is an official holiday promoting global generosity in the midst of Christmas consumerism. The official day takes place on the Tuesday that follows Black Friday but Habitat Monroe is encouraging its supporters to start their...

Get Fit and Give Back with Go M.A.D!

Go M.A.D members, it’s time to get fit and give back with their new fundraiser!  From now till November 24, Habitat Monroe’s community partner Go M.A.D Fitness is offering a special program that allows its members to donate for their workouts! Donate an Amazon Gift...

Triangle Frat: A Decade of Support

These days, there are so many unique ways to support your favorite cause. Take, for example, Triangle Fraternity from the University of Toledo. They’re hosting a charity Twitch stream on Saturday, Oct. 24, that will benefit Habitat Monroe!  The guys of Triangle...

COVID Gives Habitat Hurdles

COVID Causes Costs to Rise It is an understatement to say that COVID-19 has taken a toll on the nation and many of its industries. Habitat for Humanity, unfortunately, did not escape its effects. Though there are many ways in which fallout from the pandemic has...

Top Ten Reasons To Volunteer

Volunteering is a two-way street. Often, the volunteers get just as much out of the service as the person they’re helping. But don’t take our word for it, get out there yourself! (Well… maybe read our article first).  Do good – typically, organizations ask...

Little Blessings Military Support

Building a sense of community is easy when you have great people around you, who share a common interest in improving the lives of others. This is what led to a partnership between Habitat Monroe and Little Blessings Veteran & Community Outreach.  The founder of...

Credit and Home Ownership

Are you thinking about buying a home.  Your credit plays a key part in this process.  Here are some steps to take in regards to your credit and reaching your home purchase goal. 1.  Review CreditGo to www.annualcreditreport.comYou can pull a free copy of your credit...

Heritage Baptist Church Gives Back

Support often comes when we least expect it. Shortly after returning to the office after the stay-home orders were lifted, Habitat Monroe was delighted by an unexpected donation from Heritage Baptist Church in Monroe.  In July, the church went on with its...

Affordable Housing Crisis

Renters with Children hit hardest by pandemic; Habitat offers solution The lack of affordable housing is what pushes many families to rent, according to a 2018 article by Rent Cafe. As this graphic shows, there are only 40 affordable & available units for every...
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