Save the Date: a Big Day for Habitat for Humanity of Tompkins & Cortland Counties!

On Saturday, November 15th at 2:30 pm, we will be dedicating 205 Barrows St. in Groton! Come celebrate and congratulate Jamie, Martin, Arielle and Konnor on their new home!

We’ll immediately follow this happy event with our Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition event at the TC3 Student Center from 4:00 to 6:00 pm! Join us for refreshments, gifts, awards and recognitions and more! Come learn more about TCHFH, help us toast another great year, and thank our many hardworking volunteers! This event is generously sponsored by Security Mutual Insurance Company. Security Mutual

Family photo at 205 barrows sept 2014

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Electronic Waste Collection Day – This Saturday!

Clean out your un-used, broken or old electronics and help raise money money for TCHFH!

Back to Democracy is sponsoring an E-Waste collection Day at the Trumansburg Farmers Market this Saturday, October 4th from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM!

Bring your Phones, Cell Phones, Audio/video equipment, Microwaves, Vacuums, Fans,
Electric Heaters, Coffee Makers (no glass pots), Blenders, (no glass containers), Computer monitors, Keyboards, Mice, Cables & Cords, Video Game Consoles, Laptops, Scanners, Printers, Fax Machines, Copiers, VCR Players, DVD Players, Televisions, Digital
Converter Boxes….and MORE!

But please, NO large appliances.  We’re accepting used household batteries and your 5¢ deposit containers, too!

Questions?  Contact
See you (and your stuff!) on Saturday!

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Women Build Trainings are BACK!

It’s the news you’ve been waiting for, ladies!   Dust off those tool belts and grab a friend… our FREE Women Build trainings at Lowes are BACK!

Join us at Lowes in Ithaca every-other Tuesday at 6:00 PM:
September 9th & 23rd, October 7th & 21st, November 4th & 18th.

Join us at Lowes in Cortland every-other Thursday at 6:00 PM:
September 11th & 25th, October 9th & 23rd, November 6th & 20th

Power Tool How-To and Safety is training #1 – a great refresher for anyone and a perfect first training if you’re new!  Questions?  Contact or call 607-844-3529.  Trainings are usually held near the contractors desk and are open to all, no tools or experience necessary.  See you there!

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Help us build!

We’re working hard to finish this lovely little house at 205 Barrows Street in Groton but…

Front porch_08_27_14

… We could use your help!

Looking for a productive way to spend your Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday?  Consider joining us for some painting, cutting, trimming, hammering and other construction-related fun.  Check out our event calendar to find out more about our work days and hours and email Natasha at if you have questions or would like to reserve a work day for your group.  See you on site!


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Our Partner Family Video!

Spoken through the voices of TCHFH partner families, this must-see video on YouTube describes the impact of Habitat for Humanity on real families.  It is informative, heart-warming and affirming!   Thank you to our partner families for sharing their stories!

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