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Volunteer Spotlight: Vivian Williams

By | March 22nd, 2017|Event|

Vivian Williams, heard about Habitat for Humanity after her retirement from the public school system in San Diego, California. She volunteered with different organizations in Cleveland such as the police department and the hospital for several years before coming to Habitat but found that Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland was the right fit. Vivian volunteers [...]

SERVPRO partners with Habitat to create restoration

By | February 2nd, 2017|Event, Uncategorized|

by Brenda Palmisano Servpro is a Tennessee based company, operating out of Gallatin, TN with individually owned and operated franchises across the nation. Our local Servpro has been a part of the Bradley County community for more than 10 years, ranking in the top 25 as a Servpro disaster recovery team. Through the years, our [...]

Sponsor Spotlight: WACKER POLYSILICON North America

By | February 2nd, 2017|Event, Uncategorized|

by Brenda Palmisano WACKER POLYSILICON North America donated $10,000 in support of the Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland ReStores. The gift will be used to purchase a truck that will be used to collect donations from the community that are sold to fulfill Habitat’s mission in Bradley County. “Habitat for Humanity works in many ways [...]

Whirlpool donation of brand new appliances just for you!

By | February 2nd, 2017|Event, Uncategorized|

by Brenda Palmisano The Restores have received a generous donation from Whirpool Corporation in Cleveland! Both ReStores have been supplied with over four hundred fully equipped electric stoves. The ReStores have double ovens and stove tops in various finishes. These brand new stoves are beautiful, high-quality appliances ready for you to take home today! The [...]

Staff Spotlight: Michelle Haas

By | January 31st, 2017|Event, Uncategorized|

By: Brenda Palmisano Michelle Haas has been manager of the ReStore since 2015, but her journey with Habitat for Humanity started much earlier during a difficult time in her life. Michelle visited the ReStore as a customer when it first opened and after finding out more about Habitat's mission, she was instantly captivated by the heart [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Danny Britt

By | November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Danny Britt has been volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland since 2003. Danny just happened to go on the construction site when the members of the Regular Construction Crew were building Habitat home number 37 on Oak Tree Lane. It was during that build that Don Rollens, Danny’s good friend and fellow volunteer, talked [...]

Staff Spotlight: NaCole Harris-Massengill

By | November 4th, 2016|Event|

By: Ben Clifton NaCole has years of experience making her passion of bettering the lives of families the driving force of her career. She joined the Habitat family in August of 2011, as the Family Services Manager after previously working for the Department of Children’s Services for eight years. NaCole spoke at a meeting on [...]

Neighborhood Revitalization, 2016

By | November 4th, 2016|Event|

Every year,  Habitat partners with Impact Cleveland, Ocoee Outreach, and Broad Street United Methodist’s Men’s Group to complete neighborhood repair projects in Bradley County. Through this initiative, we are able to revitalize neighborhoods in Bradley County into safe and inviting places for current and future residents. The Neighborhood Revitalization initiative aims to assist homeowners with [...]

Herb Goronzy partners with Habitat to build hope

By | November 4th, 2016|Event|

Herb’s Yard Barns has been operating and serving Collegedale and surrounding communities for 15 years. The business is independently owned and operated by Herb Goronzy. Herb has been partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland for close to three years. The partnership between Herb’s Yard Barns and Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland began when Herb [...]

Bank of Cleveland partners with Habitat to build a stronger community

By | November 4th, 2016|Event|

By: Ben Clifton Bank of Cleveland was established in 1987 and is Bradley County’s only truly locally owned and operated bank. Since 1987, Bank of Cleveland now has four full-service locations in the area as well as their BOC Home Loan Center. Striving to serve their customers with the highest quality of service, Bank of [...]