To our friends and followers: Habitat for Humanity has always sought inclusivity and has often served as a place where people holding disparate views can come together in common cause.  The infrequently told story of Habitat’s roots speaks volumes about our ingrained commitment to a world where everyone has a decent place to live…(Read More)

While we’re taking a pause on construction of our Slaterville Road homes, many of our volunteers (and Chuck, our Construction Manager!) have been busy at home.  They’re creating beautiful items using their woodworking and carpentry talents and sharing them as part of our Handmade By Habitat fundraiser!  Take a look at our selection…(Read More)

Hi everyone, I hope you’re holding up well, in the midst of these rapid changes to our work, our school, and our community health.  Believe it or not, I think about you a lot!  You are our hammer swingers, our planners and problem solvers, and our donors.  You’re also our families and our…(Read More)

Gingerbread House

Join us for our first ever virtual Gingerbread House Build on December 5th, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, live on Zoom! Frosting lovers, unite!  Our virtual Gingerbread House Build promises to be an evening filled with sprinkles, fun, and all things holiday.  Join us on December 5th from 7:00 – 8:30 PM for a…(Read More)

Are you looking for an affordable home to OWN in Tompkins County? Is your total household gross income below the maximums listed here? Contact us today about a home for sale right in the Village of Groton! Walkable to school, park, library, and everything in town! HH of 1: $52,685 HH of 2: $60…(Read More)

With your safety and the best interest of our community in mind, we’re closing our job site to the public, effective immediately.  We will also not accept any volunteer groups until further notice. Our office is also closed but we are hard at work remotely, continuing to support our homebuyers, lay plans for future…(Read More)

Curious to know what our Women Builders have built at their own homes, using the skills they learned on the Habitat site?  Interested in tackling your own DIY project, but have some questions about getting started?  Looking for some inspiration, and do-able home construction ideas? Our talented Women Builders are putting on a Project…(Read More)

Registration is live for Women Build Weekend 2020!  Join us to celebrate our 10th year of providing an opportunity for local women to gather together and build a stronger, safer community through affordable housing.  We’re empowering women to help others through women-led carpentry and power tool training,  and Habitat home construction, but Women…(Read More)

It’s hard to believe, but 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of our Women Build program!  Since our humble beginning, hundreds of local women have swung a hammer, run a chop saw, and shared their time and talents with us to help build Habitat homes in our community. We’re kicking off our 10th year…(Read More)

Our 10th annual Women Build Weekend event will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 8th and 9th at 1928 and 1930 Slaterville Road in Ithaca.  Registration goes live this month! In celebration of 10 years of empowering, learning, and building together, we’re hosting a Women Build Kickoff event at Liquid State on Thursday…(Read More)