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Habitat Asks Supporters to Write Their Representatives About AmeriCorps Funding

Since 2006 Habitat Mississippi Gulf Coast has hosted 358 AmeriCorps National and VISTA members that have served over 253,000 hours. These members were key to Habitat’s role in the recovery of Hurricane Katrina, and it is hard to imagine how we would have built, rehabbed or repaired the over 1,000 homes that we have in […]


Habitat accepting applications for full-time service opportunities through AmeriCorps for 2017-2018 Term

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melissa Bodisch, AmeriCorps Host Site Manager Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast (228) 678-9100 x 1027 mbodisch@hfhmgc.org Habitat accepting applications for full-time service opportunities through AmeriCorps Gulfport, Miss. (April 25, 2017) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast has been awarded AmeriCorps member positions and is looking […]



#HFHMGC Supporter Jack Leroy Holt Passes Away

Mr. Jack Leroy Holt, age 82, passed away in Biloxi on August 10, 2016. Mr. Holt and much of the Holt family have been long time supporters for Habitat for Humanity of the MS Gulf Coast. Mr. Holt lent his expertise to our Construction dept in many phases of planning, designing and building our high […]


HOW YOUR CREDIT HISTORY AFFECTS YOUR FUTURE FREE WORKSHOP

HABITAT TO PRESENT FREE WORKSHOP ON HOW YOUR CREDIT HISTORY AFFECTS YOUR FUTURE Gulfport, MS (May 9, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast (HFHMGC) will be presenting a workshop titled How Your Credit History Affects Your Future. Designed for anyone who would like to better understand the many ways their credit […]


Financial Education Classes Avail!

We have a variety of Invest In Yourself classes coming up! Invest in Yourself is a personal finance education and coaching program that uses a variety of group education and individual coaching methods to help participants create a brighter financial future for themselves and their families. Click HERE for full details. Here are some of […]


The Chosen House

The following is a story about an HFHMGC homeowner published in Habitat World magazine. The original post can be found here.  THE CHOSEN HOUSE The most important room in the baby blue house on School Avenue is the one outside. The front porch. It is where Tracey Davison and her four daughters catch the comings […]


What A Difference Ten Years Makes

Hurricane Katrina made landfall on August 29, 2005. The eye of the storm passed over Bay St. Louis, MS and the destruction stretched across the entire Gulf of Mexico Coast from Texas to Florida. The Mississippi Gulf Coast’s need for affordable housing increased exponentially with more than 230,000 homes left uninhabitable. Habitat for Humanity International […]


Habitat MS Gulf Coast celebrates AmeriCorps Week

GULFPORT, MS (March 9, 2015)  – Habitat for Humanity of the MS Gulf Coast will honor the extraordinary impact the AmeriCorps members and alumni make on the MS Gulf Coast and across the nation every day by celebrating their contributions and commitment to improving communities during AmeriCorps Week, March 9-13. Habitat MS Gulf Coast has […]


HFHMGC welcomes Eight AmeriCorps members

Gulfport, Miss. (September 11, 2014) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is pleased to welcome eight AmeriCorps members who have joined their dedicated staff and volunteers to help in Habitat’s work to build and repair decent and affordable housing in Jackson, Harrison and Stone counties. These members will serve the Gulf Coast […]