Habitat News

Habitat for Humanity 30th Anniversary Celebration

WAFB Channel 9 – Habitat for Humanity celebrated its 30th Anniversary with some of the 92 Habitat homeowners who have paid off their mortgages.

Habitat for Humanity proves ‘a real blessing’ for many over past 30 years

The Advocate – Antoinette Gordon remembers what life was like before she had her own home. She couldn’t decorate the way she wanted, and at only […]

Habitat for Humanity: 30 Years of Building Baton Rouge Communities One Home at a Time

The Advocate – In 1989, Tonia Causey was going through a divorce, living with her mom, caring for a child and pregnant. Owning a home seemed […]

Habitat for Humanity Annual Report 2018-2019

Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers, partners and donors for helping us build homes and hope in 2018! Click on HFHGBR Annual Report 2018-2019 to […]

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge Partners for First Time with Fourth District Missionary Baptist Home Build

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge hosted a “Blessing of the Build” for its first home-building partnership with the Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association on […]

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge Partners with Warrick Dunn Charities

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge Partners with Warrick Dunn Charities, Aaron’s and Catholic High School Surprise Single Mother with Down Payment Assistance & Furnishings […]

Habitat for Humanity Opens 2019 Application

January 2, 2019, Baton Rouge, LA – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge is now accepting applications for the homeownership program through February 28, 2019. […]

Partnership with Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association of Louisiana

Habitat for Humanity Partners with Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association of Louisiana for Demolition, Ceremony for New Habitat Home Site November 15, 2018, Baton Rouge, LA – Habitat […]

12th Annual Albemarle Youth Build

After years of planning and prayers, Charity Winfield and her baby son will soon move from a one-bedroom apartment to their very own three-bedroom house just […]

Habitat for Humanity Annual Report 2017-2018

Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers, partners and donors for helping us build homes and hope in 2017! Click on HFHGBR Annual Report 2017-2018 to […]

7th Annual Recycled Art Auction on March 15, 2018

Habitat for Humanity invites anyone over the age of 14 to submit their original artwork made from recycled materials from the Habitat ReStores. Proceeds from the […]

Taylor Porter’s BUILD Program Volunteers with Habitat

Taylor Porter’s newly launched BUILD Community Outreach Program got underway recently with a volunteer day for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge. BUILD stands for […]

98.1 FM Community Concerns Podcast

Listen to Scotty Drake interview Habitat directors about Fall 2017 Builds, ongoing flood relief and 2017 Pink Tool Belt Bash.

Habitat for Humanity Annual Report 2016-2017

Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers, partners and donors for helping us build homes and hope in 2016! Click on HFHGBR Annual Report 2016-17 to […]

Director of Habitat recognized by Beyonce for service to BR community

WBRZ – One woman has been recognized by music superstar Beyonce for her contribution to the Baton Rouge community following the August flood. Beyonce’s website shared a […]

Women Making History: Lynn Clark, Habitat ED, featured on Beyonce.com

BEYONCE.COM/BEYGOOD  – In August 2016, Baton Rouge, Louisiana experienced what is now known as the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Hurricane Sandy […]

11th Annual Albemarle Youth Build

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge will kick off the 11th Annual Albemarle Youth Build Saturday with a Blessing of […]

Warrick Dunn partners with Habitat for Humanity

THE ADVOCATE – On Friday, Latrenda Perkins, the single mom of children Billy Perkins, 10, and Lebria Perkins, 15, could jingle the keys to her new […]

Inner Wheel Trash & Treasure Sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) – The 2017 Attic Trash & Treasure Sale organized by the Inner Wheel Club of Baton Rouge will benefit local charities […]

Lowe’s supports Habitat for Humanity’s rebuilding efforts

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) – The Lowe’s Stores of Baton Rouge in partnership with Scott’s Living and the Property Brothers donated 84 vanities to Habitat for […]

Organizations join forces to rebuild veteran’s home

THE ADVOCATE – A local veteran will be receiving assistance rebuilding his home after it was damaged during August flooding.  Capital Area United Way, BASF and […]

Love on Louisiana benefits Habitat’s Flood Relief Efforts

THE ADVOCATE – The Baton Rouge community is getting a little help from Beyonce’s family — mother Tina, sister Solange and friend Kelly Rowland — in […]

Navy Week partners with Habitat for Humanity

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) – Members of the United States Navy will volunteer on Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge builds this Wednesday and […]

12th Annual Women Build

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge will build a home this fall with the help of an all-woman volunteer […]

Enterprise Community Partners support Habitat flood relief efforts

THE ADVOCATE – Since historic floods struck south Louisiana in August, Enterprise Community Partners has committed to making at least $300,000 in grants to local organizations […]

Taylor Swift donates $100,000 to Habitat flood relief efforts

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) – The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge announced Monday a generous donation of $100,000 from pop star Taylor Swift […]

Nonprofits on front lines of disaster relief

THE ADVOCATE – When disaster strikes, nonprofit agencies are eager to help, although, like many residents, lots of them are struggling in the aftermath of the […]

ReStore Southeast opens on Perkins Road

THE ADVOCATE – Leftovers from building projects and materials donated by contractors, hardware stores and others are finding a place on the shelves of a newly […]