Embracing the Past, Building the Future!

HOPE Height

Homes are making a triumphant return to the historic St. John’s Hospital site in Red Wing. As the Executive Director of Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity, I’m thrilled to share that we’ve purchased this site from Mayo Clinic Health Systems for our pioneering large-scale housing project. For over 30 years, Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity […]

Summer Maintenance

Summer Roof Care These may be the lazy, hazy days of summer, but taking steps now to keep your roof in shape will help you better enjoy your home in the cold, wet months that are, sadly, just around the corner. Here’s how to maintain your roof in the summer: 1. In addition to taking the […]

Spring Maintenance

Spring Roof Care After sheltering you from winter storms, give your roof some TLC come springtime with these roof maintenance tips. 1. Inspect your roof for damage caused by wind, hail, snow, and ice, and give us a call right away if you notice areas that need attention. Look for cracks, missing shingles, discoloration, bent […]

Winter Maintenance

Winter Roof Care Deal with Icicles: If your home is already sporting large icicles (small ones are okay), this a key indicator that your roof is getting too warm. These icicles can present a huge danger to your family, pets, and visitors, and they can also damage your roof and gutters as they fall, so […]

Fall Inside Maintenance

Winterizing Your Home Inside, it is just as important to do maintenance inside as outside. Take care of these following elements before winter, so you can enjoy the snow in cozy comfort and not worry about your home. Winterizing Heating System Before Freezing Temps: (video) The heating system is perhaps the most critical element for […]

Fall Outside Maintenance

Autumn Roof Care: Fall roof care is particularly important for a couple of reasons. First, your roof and gutters are rapidly being inundated with falling leaves, which can easily clog your roof’s drainage system. It’s critical that you keep your gutters and roof clean as you head into the cold winter months in order to […]

Building the Beloved Community

Habitat for Humanity has a vision of a world where we share one humanity, and that’s a world that we believe in and fight for every day. We are a faith-based organization, but we realize that faith must be coupled with works and action. As we share in the sadness, anger and uncertainty that have […]

+ you thought leadership series

Habitat’s +You thought leadership series brings together experts from across the U.S. and around the world to discuss how housing intersects and interacts with other areas of societal concern including public health, racial equality, faith and the economy. This series of live discussions spans critical topics including housing and health, the effect of COVID-19 on […]

Homes, Communities, Hope + You

Everyone has been affected by the global public health crisis and the accompanying economic shocks of COVID-19. This is an unprecedented moment where every one of us has been forced to deeply consider the fundamental importance of home — of having safe, decent and affordable shelter. At the same time, in locations around the world, […]