Habitat MW/GW in the News

Articles in the news about Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester:

WPI Playhouse Event- Over 60 volunteers from WPI raised funds and built three playhouses for local veteran families during this heartwarming event on February 13, 2016. Playhouse themes included Doc McStuffins, Sophia the First, and Mickey & Minnie Mouse! Read more here: The Daily Herd February 26 2016  Worcester Telegram and Gazette February 15 2016

A New Day Dawning for Worcester’s Union Hill Neighborhood- Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester, the City of Worcester and other local groups are invested in a five year project to improve the Union Hill Neighborhood in Worcester. Read more here: In City Times September 4 2015

Two Homes to be Dedicated on Saturday Dec. 5, 2015- Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester  is thrilled to dedicate two homes on Saturday December 5th. These homes are the first two to be completed in a four home (two duplex) project on Stonebridge Road in Wayland, MA. WickedLocal.com Wayland December 2 2015 Update: WickedLocal.com Wayland December 7 2015

Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes in Auburn, MA- Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester (HFH MWGW) will break ground on Tuesday, October 27th at 1 PM to begin building an affordable duplex home at 4 Homestead Avenue. Auburn Mass Daily October 13 2015 Worcester Telegram and Gazette October 27 2015

HFH MWGW hosts Project Playhouse on October 15- Worcester For the last year, HFH MWGW has been creating special playhouses for veterans’ children thanks to local corporations support. On Thursday, Oct. 15 there will be seven houses built and dedicated at the Worcester Common. Worcester Telegram and Gazette October 10 2015

Habitat, Academy Spruce up Worcester Home- Worcester Academy students and staff participated in national A Brush With Kindness week to kick off a five year plan, in collaboration with other Worcester organizations, to revitalize the Union Hill neighborhood. Worcester Telegram and Gazette October 4 2015

Discussion begins for Historical Northboro buildings to become affordable housing-   A pair of historic homes downtown could house the town’s newest affordable housing units. The Northboro Affordable Housing Corp. is in talks with Trinity Church to buy residential buildings the church owns at 33 Main St. and 37-39 Main St. NAHC, a nonprofit launched several years ago to increase the town’s affordable housing stock, hopes to turn the buildings over to Habitat for Humanity, which would renovate them into condominiums. Worcester Telegram and Gazette September 11 2015 

HFH MWGW Collaborates With City Groups to Revitalize Union Hill-  Read about our collaboration with the City of Worcester, Oak Hill Community Development Corporation, Worcester Academy, the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department and area residents to revitalize the Union Hill neighborhood of Worcester. Worcester Telegram and Gazette August 17 Worcester Magazine August 17 Mass Live August 18

Minuteman High School Students Help Build a Habitat Home in Wayland –  Students from the plumbing and electrical programs at Minuteman High School donate their time and expertise to help bring one Habitat duplex home closer to completion.  YourArlington.Com News August 2

Framingham Veteran Receives Crucial Home Repairs Thanks to Habitat for Humanity- He may not be on reality television, but disabled veteran Cezary Nalaskowski is receiving his own home makeover this month thanks to the Habitat for Humanity’s Critical Home Repair Program. MetroWest Daily News July 26

Three Local Companies Join Together in Habitat Project – On Wednesday, June 17, SanDisk, EMC, and Deloitte came together to participate in our biggest Project Playhouse event yet raising over $40,000. Worcester Telegram and Gazette June 21 Brittany Murphy – Local Marlborough Channel (Video)

Worcester Academy Donates House Lot to Habitat for Humanity – On Monday, February 2, Worcester Academy held a ceremony to hand over 21 Aetna Street to Habitat for Humanity. The plan is to construct a two-family home on this lot. Worcester Telegram and Gazette March 2

Grant Awarded to Rehabilitate Veteran’s Home Commerce Bank and Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester have been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, to help fund the rehabilitation of a single-family home in Worcester for a wounded veteran and his or her family. Worcester Telegram and Gazette February 18 Worcester Business Journal Online February 12

Good Deeds: Habitat Gets Solar Systems New England Clean Energy and Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) are collaborating with Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester to provide Maple solar energy systems for Habitat’s Project Playhouse program. Worcester Telegram and Gazette November 30 Solar Power World December 9

Red Sox Aid Habitat for Humanity– A video produced by the Boston Red Sox about their day at the Fales Street build project and choosing us as one of their 100 Acts of Kindness. Red Sox.com, October 31, 2012

 

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