the latest from Habitat

Unveiling the magic of the ReStore’s Recycling Room

July 8, 2024

Ever wondered what happens to those items that don’t quite make it to the shelves at the Habitat ReStore? Well, wonder no more! Meet RJ and…

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Treasure in the wall: A ReClaim discovery

June 27, 2024

Habitat La Crosse’s ReClaim program salvages usable from construction and remodeling projects that would otherwise end up in landfills. This is a totally FREE service to…

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Support affordable, inclusive housing: 9 things you can do now

June 5, 2024

This past April, Habitat for Humanity and its community partners hosted a program called Then + Now: Housing Access, Insecurity, and Discrimination in La Crosse. Over…

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7 things you didn’t know the ReStore sold

May 31, 2024

The Habitat ReStore is more than just a secondhand furniture store. Here are 7 items you didn’t know you could find at the ReStore! 1. Tools…

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My time at Habitat: reflections from a Habitat Youth Apprentice

May 23, 2024

Reflections from Kallie Arenz, Community Outreach Apprentice Habitat for Humanity welcomes Youth Apprentices from the School District of La Crosse. The Youth Apprenticeship program “integrates school-based…

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Rain Garden

Sustainable Lawn Care Guide

May 14, 2024

When it comes to sustainable lawn care, there are a lot of things that we can be doing to capture carbon, make our air cleaner, reduce water pollution, and encourage pollinators. While some of these actions and activities may seem small, when we all work together, they make a BIG difference!

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Meet Habitat’s first homeowner, Tina Stuhr

April 29, 2024

The house at 1121 10th Ave N might look like your average split-level Onalaska home. But it’s so much more than that. Built by volunteers over…

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Spring into Action: Your Essential Guide to Spring Home Maintenance

March 25, 2024

Step-by-step spring home maintenance. Spring is an ideal time to inspect your property, identify areas that need attention, and address them promptly.

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Advocating for Change: Habitat on the Hill Recap

February 9, 2024

At Habitat La Crosse, we advocate for affordable homeownership opportunities at the city, state, and federal level. This past week, we took our advocacy to the…

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Washer Necklaces

Easy DIY Washer Necklaces in 6 Steps

January 26, 2024

Upcycling washers into necklaces is a fun and easy craft project that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It is also an excellent way…

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