Join us for the TeamOne 5K Wine Run!

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity is proud to be the charity recipient of this year’s TeamOne 5K Wine Run! Join us on Wednesday, September 13 in Saginaw to participate. For more information, please go to TeamOneCU.org/WineRun.

 

WNEM TV5 covers Habitat’s Veteran Repairs!

Earlier this week, WNEM TV 5 interviewed Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity’s very own executive director, Cameron Brady, and Development and Homeowner Services Manager, Carmen Mora, to learn more about our Veteran Repair program! Watch the video to learn more about our program and what we provide to our community.

If you are a veteran or know someone who can use our help, please call Lizz at (989) 753-5200 ext. 210.

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VG’s Food Center in Owosso to support Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity during companywide fundraising effort to provide shelter

100 percent of dollars raised Feb. 8-19 will go to local Habitat affiliate

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity is proud to partner with the SpartanNash Foundation during its retail scan campaign to provide shelter in the local community. Between Feb. 8 and 19, store guests who visit VG’s Food Center in Owosso will have the opportunity to donate $1, $5 or $10 at any checkout lane, with 100 percent of dollars raised going to Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat.

Registration now available online for Women Build 2017!

Women Build 2017

National Women Build Week brings together women to devote at least one day to build decent and affordable housing in their local communities. More than 80,000 women from all 50 states have volunteered in previous years. Women Build is an opportunity to empower women—those volunteering and those receiving help. Together women build a better future for women.

Find more information on our Women Build page!

Freeland United Methodist donates funds to Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity through egg rolls!

Craving Chinese food? Freeland United Methodist Church prepares and sells egg rolls from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm several times a year! They are $12 a dozen and upcoming dates are: February 24th, March 24th and May 12th. Please call the church at (989) 695-2101 to order.

ALL proceeds benefit Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity and help us provide strength and stability for many more families!

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The “Human Element” between the Dow Chemical Company and Habitat for Humanity

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity recently won a blog contest led by the Dow Chemical Company with the entry titled Dow’s Human Element, helping us take it from good to great!

” It was 2008. Plans for Dow to build a new house with our Saginaw affiliate were in the works. However, the City of Saginaw was already experiencing the beginning of the housing market crash. Foreclosures were picking up and there were plenty of empty houses. A new build in the City of Saginaw was no longer making sense. We kept racking our brains and batting ideas around.

“Maybe we would buy a vacant house and renovate it? Or, maybe we could try something new… maybe Dow would like to take their gift and spread it throughout a whole neighborhood?” “…

Read the full winning entry here!

Thank you to our Business After Hours Sponsors

 Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity hosts Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours every December – see below for photos from 2016! Thank you to our sponsors who helped us make our event such a success this year, we are grateful for you!

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At Frankenmuth Credit Union they are growing trusted relationships by providing personalized financial solutions for their members and financial services that empower communities. Frankenmuth Credit Union is very active in giving back to the community. Every year they help low-income families receive grants to repair their homes. 

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When it comes to financial service providers, you have plenty of choices. While others see money as a goal, Thrivent Financial sees it as a tool – for serving God, your family and your community. Their unique approach blends faith, finances and generosity. No matter how much money you have, they offer products, tools and personalized financial guidance to help you feel comfortable and confident with your finances. A Thrivent Financial representative can work with you to create a wise financial strategy that reflects your values and changes as your life does.

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Whether you are looking for basic janitorial, building maintenance or any of our wide range of integrated services, their purpose is to create cost savings, while also creating a safer facility. This is accomplished through the strength of their safety and quality programs. Caravan Facilities Management has the capability and experience to handle a wide range of facility services for the automotive industry, stadiums/entertainment venues, office buildings, college campuses, and healthcare facilities.

Thank you to Iconic Sounds for beautiful Christmas music and to Tittabawassee Township Office for the use of Freeland SportsZone.  

Repairing and Painting Homes in Buena Vista Township

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Pictured some of the volunteers on Saturday, August 13. Volunteers repairing and painting homes are from Nexteer Automotive, Blessed Trinity Church, Frankenmuth Credit Union and Huntington Bank. 

Thank you all for volunteering! We are grateful for your support and your desire to give back to the community. 

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity Gears Up for a Successful Dow Neighborhood Revitalization 2016

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From Friday, June 3 through Friday, June 10, Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity will be working in the St. Stephen’s area to revitalize the neighborhood.  This program brings together hundreds of volunteers from across the Great Lakes Bay Region rehabbing and restoring a number of homes in this area.

Volunteers are needed for unskilled and skilled construction, painting, weatherizing homes and more. Tasks include daily shifts are from 7:30-12pm and 12:30pm-5:00pm.

Neighborhood Revitalization helps homeowners whose income is below 80% of the Area Median Income to preserve and improve their homes with pride and dignity as they contribute their time and pay for the cost of materials. The Dow Chemical Company has been a longstanding partner with Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity, having provided thousands of volunteers over the years.

The Dow Chemical Company is the Title Sponsor of the revitalization; other sponsors include Frankenmuth Credit Union (Volunteer Sponsor), Morley Foundation (Safety Sponsor) and Consumers Energy (Community Impact Sponsor).

 

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Women Build 2016

 

Thank you to women and men who came to volunteer at Women Build 2016!!

Thank you to the Saginaw Board of Realtors, The Avenue Hair Salon, Isabella Bank, 5th/3rd Bank, Hemlock Semiconductor, Dow Corning, First United Methodist Church, Saginaw Housing Commission, PNC Bank, Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau and friends at large who decided to give back to the community through Women Build.

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