The Benefits of Repurposing and Upcycling

Most of us are familiar with the importance of reducing waste and protecting the environment. According to the EPA, 9 million tons of furniture are tossed into landfills each year. One of the best ways to minimize this statistic is through upcycling and refurbishing! Here are a couple of ways to do so, as well […]

January Volunteer Spotlight- Beth Wilde

This month’s volunteer spotlight features Beth Wilde, who donates her time every week to assist HFHWC’s administrative team. Beth was born Biloxi, Mississippi and moved to Central Texas in 1979, where she met her husband. After obtaining her B.S. in Nursing from UT, she worked in ICU as a critical care nurse for over 30 […]

How To Winterize Your Home

While winter in Central Texas may seem mild in comparison to other parts of the U.S., it’s still important to prepare your home for inclement weather. If you haven’t already started working on getting your home ready for cold weather during Autumn, then it’s best to start as soon as possible! Here are our top […]

December Volunteer Spotlight- James Hodnett

Our volunteer highlight this month features James Hodnett! James worked almost 40 years as a biochemist in toxicology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He regularly volunteered for his local HFH affiliate, which allowed him to fulfill his passion for helping those less fortunate in his community. James relocated to Georgetown in 2005 […]

Recent Habitat Land Purchase in Georgetown to turn into more homes!

A flurry of steps started the purchase of a lot on 21st Street in Georgetown.  This purchase would not have been possible without a generous and long-time supporter of Habitat who provided a low-cost loan to complete the purchase.  The first grant to help pay down the loan was made by the Georgetown Health Foundation.  We are so fortunate to […]

Meet Shonta – Future homeowner of the House That Beer Built

The Habitat Williamson County 2020 build season will kick off with the House That Beer Built home in Taylor this January.  Future homeowner Shonta, a hair stylist and mom of 4, was accepted into the homeownership program in May and immediately started putting in her sweat equity by volunteering in the Round Rock ReStore and […]

Travel with purpose in 2019

Habitat for Humanity works in over 80 countries around the world.  Volunteers from the United States can travel to many of these locations and build homes and maybe a smokeless stove in partnership with families in need of safe and decent housing. Each Habitat for Humanity Global Village trip offers more than just the opportunity […]

Young Donor, Big Heart!

When Samantha’s Grandma Shirley passed away in March of 2017, she came to the realization that grandma’s house would be sold and she felt sad that she wouldn’t be able to go there anymore to play.  The following is the conversation she had with her mother, Jamie, and what ultimately inspired her to pay it forward […]

KVUE Visits Taylor Home Build

KVUE stopped by a build site last week to share with viewers a special Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County project and the need for volunteers.  Through a collaboration with the Williamson County Long Term Recovery Committee, Habitat is building back a home in Taylor for Janie Morales and her sister Margaret, whose home was destroyed […]