Category Archives: News

January 3, 2019

Marathon Petroleum and Habitat bring construction into the classroom

It’s back to school time and San Antonio students are putting on tool belts and picking up hammers! San Antonio is now one of the fastest-growing cities in America! It is a great time for young people to enter the construction industry and Habitat wants to ensure that students graduate prepared to fulfill this industry need. For 255 San Antonio students, classroom tools of choice become hammers, tape measures and

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December 20, 2018

How the City’s New Incentives Policy Helps Habitat

This article originally appeared on the Rivard Report, a nonprofit, nonpartisan local news source all about San Antonio. Though some policy issues were overlooked when City Council last week approved changes to and expansion of two downtown development incentive programs, Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio and other nonprofits support the new policy – however imperfect it may be. Based on interactions with nonprofit community housing development organizations, Habitat generally felt City staff did

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October 11, 2018

Habitat Home Center Hero – Frontline Support Solutions

Due to Frontline Support Solutions’ comprehensive waste diversion and recycling program, the Habitat Home Center has received approximately 30,000 pounds of new and gently used commercial grade bathroom fixtures such as soap dispensers along with toilet paper and paper towel dispensers from their Audie L. Murphy Hospital and Kerrville Veterans Medical Center renovation projects. “With over 250 million tons of waste created every year in the United States alone, Frontline

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