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Habitat for Humanity
July 2, 2014
500 mile bike ride to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity
Bikers to pass through Osakis
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
September 11, 2013
Leah Kumorowicz featured speaker at Habitat brunch
Habitat homeowner Leah Kumorowicz will speak to a group after the Habitat for Humanity Bridge Brunch on Wednesday, September 18 at 8:30 a.m....
September 11, 2013 - 8:13am
November 28, 2012
Habitat for Humanity recruiting volunteers to help build capacity
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is currently recruiting a Family Selection Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) to join the global movement to build simple, decent and affordable housing in partnership with people in need. In order to increase the number of families...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Holloway Habitat home celebrated at brunch
Home recipient Anna Holloway will speak to a group after the Habitat for Humanity Bridge-Brunch on Wednesday, September 19 at 8:30 a.m. at the...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 7, 2012
Local talent helps to support Habitat's Women Build effort
The community is invited to take part in a special event called Building with our Talent, where local talent will come together to perform in...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Area women team up with Habitat for Humanity for Women Build
Soon the pounding of nails and the buzzing of saws will begin again at a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Build site in Alexandria. This is a unique...
July 6, 2012 - 3:00pm
June 8, 2012
Thriving on Thrivent: Company's contributions aid in area development
If it takes a village to raise a child, does it take a Fortune 500 company to nurture a community? It certainly helps. May 31 was proclaimed Thrivent Financial Day in Alexandria. Two dedications were performed for projects funded through charitable giving from the Lutheran based...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Habitat for Humanity motorcycle ride to take place
The 6th annual Motorcycle Ride for Habitat for Humanity will take place Saturday, May 26 at Apol's Harley-Davidson in Alexandria. There will...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Habitat for Humanity recruiting VISTAs to make statewide impact
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is currently recruiting a Program Development VISTA and a Family Selection VISTA to join the global movement to build simple, decent and affordable housing in partnership with people in need. The local affiliate was selected as one of...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Spaghetti feed to raise money for Habitat for Humanity
A spaghetti and homemade meatball dinner fundraiser will be held on Friday, April 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Broadway Bistro, 618 Broadway in Alexandria. The event is hosted by the Tough as Nails Habitat for Humanity Women Build Team to raise funds for a local Habitat for Humanity home. Dine...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
Habitat for Humanity to hold warehouse sale
Habitat for Humanity will hold a warehouse sale on Friday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items at the sale will include appliances, furniture, lighting (new and used), flooring and some miscellaneous tools.
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 25, 2010
Donations to local housing program will be matched
Here's a new way to help Douglas County Habitat for Humanity. The organization has started a direct debit monthly giving program. It's encouraging residents to invest $21 a month, which will be withdrawn monthly from your account. The first 100 people to sign up for the program...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
A chilly bike ride for a good cause
Two guys on a mission for good rolled through Alexandria Monday on a 1947 Monark bicycle. They took turns riding the antique bike, which they...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Habitat gets $25,000 matching grant
This month, Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County received a matching funds challenge grant of up to $25,000 from Tastefully Simple. Between now and December 31, 2010 the first 100 donors to enroll in Habitat's new Homebuilders Club monthly giving program will have their donations...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
Habitat for Humanity dedicates new home for Alexandria family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County has dedicated a home to a family in urgent need of one. The newest Habitat for Humanity home in the community...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am