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A Life-Changing Tithe Experience

We at Habitat talk about Tithe a lot. I’m sure many of you hear that word when you attend your Sunday church services. Most of us have an understanding that Tithe, as described in biblical terms, refers to sharing first fruits and giving 10%. As a foundational principal within the Habitat ministry, Tithe is a…

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Meet Our New Development Director!

Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce that we’ve hired Lori Rubin as our Development Director, effective January 3, 2022. “We at Habitat are excited to welcome Lori to our team and look forward to working together to bring more families home!” says Kevin Pelkey, Executive Director. Lori comes to us with many…

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Meet Desiree!

A parent’s dream is to have the resources to properly raise children: a safe home; enough money to feed and clothe the kids; enough spare money to have fun things to share with kids; to watch them grow into thriving young adults. For Desiree, that is all a dream.  While things were on a good…

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Meet Lori!

Lori Hannahs is partnering with Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity to build stability, security, and self-reliance. When asked about her new Habitat home, Lori said she is most excited about being able to have friends and family over, to entertain, to have her daughter and son-in-law visit.  “I would love to unpack my life which…

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Earth Day Recycle Event

The ReStore, in conjunction with Common Goods and GreenForest Recycling are working together in celebration of Earth Day. Our Earth Day Recycle Event is going to be held Saturday, April 24 at the Habitat ReStore from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sort your items to donate and/or recycle and join us at the ReStore for brats provided…

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Summer 2021 AmeriCorps Position Available – Apply Now!

We are so excited to announce that we’ve been awarded an AmeriCorps Member – Summer Construction Volunteer Facilitator. Position summary The Construction Volunteer Facilitator would assist the construction manager with all aspects of construction and onsite volunteer coordination of possibly 100 volunteers throughout the summer. We are planning on 2 new builds in Brainerd for…

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