New Citizen, New Homeowner

August 21, 2015 | Leave a reply

A future Habitat homeowner, Shernette Minott, has a lot to celebrate today— she was naturalized as a citizen of the United States this morning! Shernette, a native of Jamaica, was sworn in as an American citizen at the U.S. District Court in downtown Albany. She and her son will soon move into their brand new home in Habitat’s Fox Hollow development in South Troy. Congratulations, Shernette! Your hard work and perseverance is paying off and we can’t wait until you move into your new home. The United States is lucky to have you as one of our own, and so is Habitat for Humanity.

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Summer Construction Update

July 28, 2015 | Leave a reply

Summer is here!  You are likely hearing the familiar sounds of the season like birds singing, bees buzzing, and children laughing and playing outside.  At Habitat for Humanity Capital District, the buzz of a saw and the thud of a hammer is what we’re hearing at this time of year.  Construction is in full swing in downtown Albany’s Sheridan Hollow and Troy’s North Central neighborhood. We recently celebrated our 100th house built here in the Capital District – and we need your support so we can build our next hundred homes!    Your gift of $25, $50, $100 or more will help purchase much-needed building supplies…things like nails, paint, lumber and roofing materials. Please consider joining our Carpenter’s Club, a monthly giving program that helps keep Habitat building all year long.    As a member of the Carpenter’s Club, you’ll receive invitations to VIP build days, exclusive discounts at the Habitat ReStore and the satisfaction in knowing that you are helping us build homes all year long. You can also make a one-time donation today. When you hear the buzz of a saw or the thud of a hammer this summer, think of the Habitat home your gift is building for another hardworking family […]

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Happy Independence Day!

July 2, 2015 | Leave a reply

Happy Fourth of July! Wishing all of our volunteers, donors, partners & Habitat homeowners a safe and happy Independence Day. In observance of the holiday, the Habitat office will be closed on Friday, July 3. The Habitat construction sites will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.  The Habitat ReStore will be closed for a clean-up day on Friday, July 3 and for the holiday on Saturday, July 4.

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We’re moving

June 30, 2015 | Leave a reply

Habitat for Humanity Capital District will be moving to a temporary location while we await the completion of our new office space in Sheridan Hollow.  Until then, you can find us at 325 Washington Ave. Extension, Albany 12205.  All phone numbers and emails will stay the same!  The ReStore will remain at 70 Fuller Road and can be reached at (518) 275-6638.

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Brand new homes for sale!

June 25, 2015 | Leave a reply

Two new homes in the bustling Sheridan Hollow neighborhood are now available.

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