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Legislative Day – 2023

September 5, 2023

Legislative Day 2023: Fox Cities Habitat joined several state legislators at the future home of Habitat homebuyer, Dawn Buelow. Together, we discussed the challenges hard working local families face in finding decent and affordable homes and how we can work together to be a part of the solution. Not only is the Fox Cities growing,…

Chilton Rock the Block

May 31, 2023

Chilton Rock the Block: Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity recently held our 20th Rock the Block event in Chilton. Rock the Block brings together residents, municipalities and community partners to complete exterior home repairs for low-income homeowners as well as community-based projects. These improvements help beautify neighborhoods, increase property values and neighborhood safety,…

Ruth with volunteers

Remembering Ruth

April 14, 2023

Remembering Ruth: You’re never too old to volunteer! Ruth Gresham started volunteering with Fox Cities Habitat in 2000 at the young age of 83. That year was Fox Cities Habitat’s very first Women Build. Our Women Build connects the incredible power of women as they come together to build safer, stronger, communities and to raise…

Rock the Block Kaukauna

April 14, 2023

Rock the Block Kaukauna: The Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity held their 18th Rock the Block event in Kaukauna Uptown West from May 12th through May 14th. Over 150 volunteers came together to revitalize the neighborhood through more than 20 different projects including residential homes, businesses, and community parks. Rock the Block brings together residents,…

Does Affordable Housing Lower Property Values?

April 14, 2023

Does Affordable Housing Lower Property Values? If you live near an existing property earmarked for a future Habitat for Humanity home, you may be wondering this same question. If you’re concerned about what will happen to the property value of your home, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the answer. A study was done by the…

Every Dollar Counts

April 14, 2023

Every Dollar Counts: Have you ever thought about donating to Habitat, but changed your mind because you felt your $5 donation is insignificant? Here’s why every dollar counts, no matter how big or small. Together, we can make a difference! If you’d like to support our mission to ensure everyone has access to a safe…

Group of volunteers working at park

Rock the Block – Menasha & Fox Crossing

April 14, 2023

Rock the Block – Menasha & Fox Crossing: Habitat for Humanity’s mission is to ensure that everyone has a decent, safe place to live. Fox Cities Habitat’s Rock the Block program helps us fulfill that mission by providing low-income residents the opportunity to fix up their homes while adding safety features, reducing hazards, and increasing…