Indiana students share build experiences
In October, students, faculty and staff from Indiana University in Bloomington joined forces with Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County and Whirlpool, a national partner of Habitat for Humanity International, for the third annual IU/Whirlpool Blitz Build. Whirlpool sponsored the home, which was built by IU volunteers across from their football stadium then moved to its permanent location.
Student volunteer Kristyn Crawford
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Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County has grown significantly in recent years
By Dann Denny 331-4350 | email@example.com
Herald Times Online - heraldtimesonline.com
November 17, 2012
If Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County was an Olympic athlete, it would be tested for performance-enhancing drugs.
Since its inception in 1988, its annual budget has grown from $28,000 to $2.1 million — with 95 percent of the money going to programs and 5 percent to administration and fund-raising.
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Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is launching a weatherization and repair program as “a brand new tool to preserve home ownership,” director Kerry Thomson announced Thursday.
Speaking at the organization’s annual fundraising breakfast, Thomson said one goal of the new weatherization and critical home repair program will be to strengthen the community around a new neighborhood planned by Habitat along the north end of the B-Line Trail.
The program will be run in addition to... Read More »
October 9, 2012
An example of Indiana University students helping out in the community is on display this week just across 17th Street from Memorial Stadium. And no, we’re not talking about an army of students cleaning up after last Saturday’s tailgate party.
IU’s third annual build for Habitat for Humanity began last week too, creating an interesting contrast in student activity just east of the tailgate lot. Working on the Habitat house being built next to... Read More »
By Dawn Hewitt 331-4377 | firstname.lastname@example.org
October 7, 2012
As a theater major, Indiana University sophomore Sarah TeKolste expected to learn to build stage sets as part of her course work. But Habitat For Humanity’s home-building projects on campus have allowed TeKolste to gain carpentry skills beyond her academic dreams.
The house going up in the grassy field just south of Indiana Memorial Stadium is the second one TeKolste’s helped with. She said she’d... Read More »
IU partnering with Whirlpool on Habitat for Humanity campus build in Bloomington
Alumni from Indiana University and Michigan State will team up on build before the schools' Oct. 6 football game
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Sept. 24, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Amid the tailgating and other pre-game festivities before Indiana University's Oct. 6 football game against Michigan State, IU students and faculty and alumni from the two schools will work together on a new Habitat for Humanity home in partnership... Read More »
On July 28, Habitat homeowners and their children will take part in the Indiana University Hoosier Hunt. A program sponsored by the Indiana University Visitor Information Center, the Hoosier Hunt is a scavenger hunt around the Indiana University campus. It is designed to help families learn about IU traditions, where to go for college resources, and expose children to the college campus environment. This partnership is one of the first major initiatives of Habitat's Education Task Force, which is... Read More »
PATHWAYS: Habitat for Humanity builders’ blitz
By Chris Howell
331-4346 | email@example.com
June 11, 2012
An excavator digs trenches for the water and sewer lines in the front
yard. Vinyl siding goes up on the west wall, and the decking for the
porch goes down out front. The drywall is delivered and the roofers
start roofing, as an electrician finishes the wiring inside. That’s just the work being done on one house after lunch last week. Multiply that by four and you’ll... Read More »
Volunteers from IU Health Bloomington Hospital build frames for 3 Habitat houses
By Christy Mullins 331-4266 | firstname.lastname@example.org
April 12, 2012
Nurses, switchboard operators and even Mark Moore, the president of IU Health Bloomington Hospital, were among 200 volunteers who nailed together the frames of three Habitat for Humanity houses Wednesday in the hospital’s parking lot.
The 2- and 3-bedroom houses will be hauled and finished just down the street in the Broadview neighborhood... Read More »
Habitat ReStore moving to former Comcast site on South Henderson Street
Facility at 300 W. 11th St. selling items for 75 percent off
By Dann Denny 331-4350 | email@example.com
March 17, 2012
If you like shopping for bargains at Habitat ReStore — the sprawling facility at 300 W. 11th St. that sells donated items at discounted prices — you will love the prices at the store from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today, Tuesday and Wednesday.
All items — from tables, lighting fixtures... Read More »