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Habitat for Humanity celebrates 10th annual Women Build

Habitat for Humanity celebrates 10th annual Women Build Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 12:35 pm CDTWednesday, April 19th 2017, 8:47 pm CDT By Jonathan Brannan, Reporter One family’s chance at affordable housing is a day’s work closer to reality. It’s all thanks to a group of women, including Mississippi’s first lady, putting in some sweat equity […]


Habitat for Humanity launches Restore

Habitat for Humanity launches Restore Friday, April 14th 2017, 6:05 pm CDTFriday, April 14th 2017, 7:51 pm CDT By Steve Phillips, Reporter The Habitat Restore is located on Highway 49 in Gulfport. (Photo source: WLOX) GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is still in the affordable home-building business. But […]


IP Casino to host third annual ‘Hang Out with Habitat’

Original article can be found in the “Casino City Times” here: http://www.casinocitytimes.com/news/article/ip-casino-to-host-third-annual-hang-out-with-habitat-222095  IP Casino to host third annual ‘Hang  Out with Habitat’ IP Casino Resort and Spa and Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast will partner up once again to produce the thrilling urban-rappelling fundraiser event, “Hang Out with Habitat,” on Saturday, 14 October. The […]


The Lost Bus comes to work with Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Gulfport, Miss. (Jan. 24, 2017) – Habitat for Humanity of the MS Gulf Coast is hosting two volunteers from the Lost Bus the week of January 23, 2017. The L.O.S.T. (Lending Our Services Traveling)  Bus travels all over looking for adventure and service opportunities. Brannon and Blake have been traveling for about three months now. […]


Chris Monforton appointed to Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas’ 2017 Affordable Housing Advisory Council

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Announces 2017 Advisory Council Members DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is pleased to announce the appointments of Chris Monforton, Angela Curry, Jeff Curry (no relation to Ms. Curry) and Michelle Den Bleyker to the Bank’s 2017 Affordable Housing Advisory Council (Council). André Stephens and […]


Looking for treasures? A new discount store is coming to the Coast

Habitat for Humanity is bringing its popular ReStore to the Mississippi Coast. The Mississippi Gulf Coast Habitat will open a ReStore in March on U.S. 49 in North Gulfport. ReStores sell furniture, appliances, building materials and other household merchandise at a discount. Some of the merchandise is used and some is new. “We’re completely dependent […]


Coast nonprofits observe Giving Tuesday

Original post can be found here: http://www.wlox.com/story/33818779/coast-nonprofits-observe-giving-tuesday Coast nonprofits observe Giving Tuesday SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) – People may have been in more of a giving spirit Tuesday. After a busy weekend full of discounts and heavy shopping, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been dedicated to giving back for five years now. The effort is known […]



Wells Fargo lends Habitat for Humanity a helping hand

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast wants to bring affordable homes to South Mississippi. It’s teaming up with Wells Fargo to achieve that mission. The organization received a check for $110,000 from Wells Fargo on Wednesday. Habitat for Humanity says the check will be used to fund a 13-home subdivision currently being […]