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Fall 2017

November 9th|Honor all who served this Veterans Day   WOODTV8

November 6th|City Connection - Habitat for Humanity - November 2017   GRTV

October 24th|Habitat for Humanity: Welcome Home   WGVU

September 24th|“Thank you we couldn’t have done it without you” – Volunteers help repair veteran’s homes   FOX17

September 12th|Members Tom Bassett-Dilley Architect & Habitat for Humanity Kent County featured in USGBC LEED Homes Awards  Green Homes Institute

September 12th|USGBC Announces LEED Homes Award Winners  USGBC

September 7th|Team Rubicon members set for disaster deployment   WOODTV8

September 7th|Plaza Roosevelt Breaks Ground to Create Healthier Neighborhoods in Grand Rapids   Michigan Health Endowment Fund

September 7th|Team Rubicon members set for disaster deployment   WOODTV8

September 6th|Habitat Kent builds new house for local veteran's family   WGVU


September 6th|Dine and Donate: give back with Applebee’s   WOTV4 Women

September 1st|Local veteran receives Habitat for Humanity home   WZZM13

Summer 2017

August 31st|Plaza Roosevelt site plans revealed    WGVU

August 31st|Partners share plan for $40M urban development   GRBJ

August 30th|Site plans for Plaza Roosevelt unveiled   WOODTV8

August 30th|Partners unveil $40M redevelopment plan for 'Plaza Roosevelt'

August 17th|Encounters at Rumsey Street: An excerpt from SiTE:LAB's Catalog   Rapid Growth

August 14th|12 affordable housing strategies Grand Rapids could implement

August 4th|$500K grants will help Grand Rapids area nonprofits supply affordable housing   Michigan Radio

August 2nd|Two Grand Rapids nonprofits get $1 million in grant funding to address affordable housing   WKTV

August 2nd|Housing advocates get $500K grants for neighborhood projects

July 30th|Mayor Bliss and Habitat Kent build new affordable housing on city's west side   WGVU

July 29th|GR mayor, volunteers help build affordable housing on west side   FOX17

July 28th|Habitat for Humanity of Kent County shares more about the mayor's millennial build   WZZM13

July 25th|Mayor's Millennial Build   WGVU

July 24th|Food distributor gives Helping Hand to nonprofits    GRBJ

July 7th|Affordable housing deserves ‘intentional investment'   GRBJ

July 7th|West Michigan feels affordable housing crunch   GRBJ

July 6th|GR veteran gets new roof from national program    WOODTV8

July 6th|Korean War Veteran from Grand Rapids gets new roof   FOX17

June 28th|Grand Rapids veteran receives roof, thanks to national campaign   WZZM13

June 28th|Mitre Matters   Holy Family Radio

June 19th|Grand Rapids’ $20 million southwest side high school fully funded   FOX17

June 19th|New $20M Southwest Side high school expected to open in 2020

June 10th|Catholic community, Habitat Kent rebuild apartment complex destroyed in fire   WZZM13

June 10th|Affordable housing provided to families in need through volunteer effort

June 2nd|Habitat Kent’s 3rd Annual Roosevelt Park Curb Appeal Contest is June 3   WKTV Journal

June 2nd|Espacio de convivio “Plaza Roosevelt” en marcha   El Informador

Spring 2017

May 17th|Several Applebee's locations helping local veterans   WZZM13

May 16th|GRPS students build, design home for family in need   WOODTV8

April 7th|Habitat for Humanity receives $42K from SpartanNash    WZZM13

April 5th|SpartanNash to donate $95K to local Habitiat for Humanity groups

April 1st|Voluntary RE:action   Women's Lifstyle

March 24th|Plaza Roosevelt : Piden participación activa de comunidad hispana   El Vocero

March 23rd|Dirigentes de proyecto “Plaza Roosevelt” buscan incluir voces de residentes   El Informador

March 18th|Grand Rapids Public Schools receive big donation   FOX17

Winter 2016/2017

February 7th|Habitat for Humanity teams up with local supermarkets for community fundraiser   MLive

February 6th|Kent, Ottawa families among 65 to benefit from $907K Habitat grant   MLive

January 22nd|Winners and finalists announced in 2017 MiBiz Best-Managed Nonprofits Awards   MiBiz

January 22nd|Authentic community engagement critical for Habitat Kent work   MiBiz

December 2nd|High school anchors urban development   Grand Rapids Business Journal

December 2nd|Plaza development represents the best of Grand Rapids and its spirit   Grand Rapids Business Journal

Fall 2016

November 27th|Projects to watch: Developments take shape across West Michigan

November 27th|Gritty Roosevelt Park neighborhood is getting new life, new shine

November 22nd|Morning Buzz 5 Things to Know for November 22nd   FOX17

November 22nd|Five Acre Plot in Grand Rapids Once Used Artprize Exhibit Getting a Big Makeover   Michigan Radio

November 22nd|Partners plan 5.5-acre urban development   Grand Rapids Business Journal

November 22nd|Desarrollos en avenida Grandville SW beneficiarán hispanos   El Informador

November 21st|Community partners announce Plaza Roosevelt development plans   The Rapidian

November 21st|Spanish English School Coming to Roosevelt Park

November 21st|Multimillion Dollar Development

November 21st|Major Grand Rapids Roosevelt Development Unveiled   WZZM13

November 21st|Inside the Plans for Grand Rapids Plaza Roosevelt Pt. 1   WOODTV8

November 21st|Inside the Plans for Grand Rapids Plaza Roosevelt Pt. 2   WOODTV8

October 6th|Four-time ArtPrize venue winner competes for 5th win   WOODTV8

October 6th|Collaborative Design Students Help Build Community Soccer Field for ArtPrize Eight   KCAD

September 29th|Leading through the arts: Teens in GR and across the state transform Michigan's creative landscape   Rapid Growth Media

September 22nd|Volunteers building for veterans   Eight West FOX17

September 19th|Making home ownership dreams come true   Eight West WOODTV8

September 13th|Roosevelt Park releases community video of their own   The Rapidian

September 6th|Hoogerhyde Safe & Lock Celebrates 90th Anniversary   Hoogerhyde Safe & Lock

September 6th|WZZM13 My West Michigan: Women Build Part 3   WZZM13

September 6th|WZZM13 My West Michigan: Women Build Part 2   WZZM13

September 6th|WZZM13 My West Michigan: Women Build Part 1   WZZM13

September 6th|PAUL AMENTA: Going behind the scenes with the curator of SiTE:LAB   The Revue

Summer 2016

August 23rd|Help build our community with Habitat Kent   WOODTV8

August 12th|Governor’s Energy Excellence Awards Presented to Honorees for Reducing Energy Waste

August 12th|Governor’s Energy Excellence Awards Presented to Honorees for Reducing Energy Waste   WKAR

August 8th|Habitat for Humanity Kent County LEEDs Affordable Green Housing Movement in MI   USGBC

August 10th|West Michigan shines among finalists for Energy Excellence awards   GRBJ

August 8th|Habitat for Humanity Kent County LEEDs Affordable Green Housing Movement in MI   USGBC

August 5th|United Methodist Church celebrating 150 years

August 5th|Holland city, businesses finalists for Governor's Energy Excellence Awards   Holland Sentinel

p>July 28th|Homebuilders win Power Builder award   Grand Rapids Business Journal
p>July 26th|Lowe's Teams with Habitat Kent to Help Roosevelt Park Reach Neighborhood Goals   The Rapidian
p>July 21st|Habitat for Humanity of Kent County, Cottage Home land awards for green building   Rapid Growth Media
p>July 19th|Not taking stability for granted Habitat and State Farm help a Michigan family   State Farm

July 14th|West Michigan Organizations Awarded LEED Homes Power Builders   Green Home Institute

July 5th|Furniture maker ranks among top 50 'civic-minded' companies in US   GRBJ

June 29th|West Michigan Jeep and 4x4 Fest   WZZM13

June 28th|U.S. Green Building Council Announces 2015 LEED Homes Award Winners   USGBC

June 26th|Home Builder’s Associations hosting Micro Run   FOX17

Spring 2016

June 13th|The DAAC’s New Digs: DIY Space Resettles in GR’s Roosevelt Park Neighborhood   Revue

June 13th|Habitat for Humanity ReStore is packed with great finds and great deals   WOODTV 8

June 4th|House moved to new street for ArtPrize 8 entry   WOODTV 8

June 4th|ArtPrize entrant moves 2-story house in Rumsey Street Project

April 29th|New Banners for Grandville Business Corridor   The Rapidian

April 21st|$1,000 raised by SpartanNash for area Habitat for Humanity   St. Peter Herald

April 19th|SpartanNash Foundation raises $114,500 for Habitat for Humanity   SpartanNash Foundation

April 17th|Nonprofit leaders focused on engaging new generation, diversifying workforce   MiBiz

March 30th|Volunteerism brings together more than 700 volunteers   GVSU Lanthorn

March 20th|Habitat for Humanity gets $500K grant to preserve affordable housing   MiBiz

March 18th|Applebee’s holding fundraiser for local veteran   FOX17

Winter 2015/16

January 21st|$500,000 revitalization effort for Grand Rapids’ West Side: Building, repairing affordable housing   FOX17

January 19th|Habitat for Humanity looking for veterans who need home repair   FOX17

January 11th|BriAnne McKee Habitat Kent New Executive Director   WJRW

December 16 |Habitat Kent Names New Executive Director   Women's Lifestyle

December 9 |United Bank and Habitat for Humanity    FOX17 Morning Mix

Fall 2015

November 10 | Brewery wins Sustainable Business of the Year award   GRBJ

November 6 | 2015 Grand Rapids Neighborhood Business award winners

November 6 | Neighborhood awards celebrate best of the city   GRBJ

November 2 | Interior Design Students and Faculty Member Give Back with Habitat For Humanity   KCAD

October 21 |The American Way   Art Forum

October 11 |ArtPrize grand prize recipients talk big wins   WOODTV 8

October 9 |2015 Juried Grand Prize winner Kate Gilmore adds ArtPrize to impressive resume

October 9 |ArtPrize grand prize recipients talk big wins   WOODTV 8

October 9 |GRPS students tour ArtPrize Site:Lab, paint shoes for new exhibit

October 1 |Photographers' favorite ArtPrize 2015 entries

October 1 |Unique project paving the way for future of collaboration   Michigan Radio "The Next Idea"

September 15 |ArtPrize shows new depth and breadth this year

Summer 2015

September 10 |Volunteers help West Michigan veterans   WZZM 13

September 10 |Volunteers kick-off Celebration of Service Campaign   FOX 17

September 2 |Consumers Energy volunteers swing hammers in the heat with Habitat for Humanity

September 1 |How ArtPrize winner, Habitat for Humanity are reshaping a city neighborhood

September 1 |Habitat for Humanity of Kent County announces $20+ million Plaza Roosevelt Redevelopment Project    The Rapidian

August 31 |Habitat for Humanity of Kent Co. to honor Pope Francis    WZZM 13

August 27 |Chamber names Young Athena finalists    Grand Rapids Business Journal

August 21 |Site:Lab, Habitat partner to take over Rumsey St.     WZZM 13

August 13 |Chamber selects Athena winner    Grand Rapids Business Journal

July 23 |Habitat Kent partners with GRCC students to wrap up construction on MI's first LEED Gold v4 home    Rapid Growth Media

July 11 |iHeartMedia West Michigan's Weekend    WOOD Radio

July 8 |Habitat for Humanity reaches revitalization goal    WOOD TV8

July 8 |Habitat for Humanity wraps up $5M West Side campaign    FOX 17

Spring 2015

May 11 |Damaged by tornado, Habitat for Humanity's ReStore re-opens in Wyoming

May 10 |iHeart Radio West Michigan Weekend: ReStore Opening    WOOD Radio

May 10 |iHeart Radio West Michigan Weekend: Women Build    WOOD Radio

May 8 |Women build Habitat Home    WZZM13

March 10 |Grand Rapids emerges as finalist in Bloomberg public art competition    GR Business Journal

March 9 |Habitat Finalist in Public Art Challenge

Winter 2015

February 26 |Habitat Gets Funding From Thrivent Financial

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