Tag: Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity fundraiser is Friday, Sept. 20 at Festival Foods

The student organization, UW-Green Bay Habitat for Humanity, will be hosting a brat and hot dog fundraiser Friday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Festival Foods on University Ave. All proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward the group’s annual winter break trip. This year, the group is traveling to Taos, […]

Former Dean Mike Stearney leading return ‘Habitat’ trip to Manila

Over his 31 years, former Dean of Enrollment Services and alumnus Mike Stearney led more than 175 students on Habitat for Humanity (UWGB Collegiate Chapter) trips. He is leading a return trip to Manila, Philippines, in 2017. He is seeking 12 people to join his Global Village team Feb. 4-18, 2017. Contact him at stearnem.ms@gmail.com […]

Alumni Days also include downtown component, and ‘Spawning Run’

In connection with Alumni Days, the University and alumni volunteers will staff a booth at the Downtown Farmers Market, from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday the 17th, dispensing gifts to anyone in UW-Green Bay apparel. A special Habitat for Humanity alumni build on Crooks Street is planned for later in the day. Meanwhile, back at […]

Recognition for Campus Kitchen, Habitat… and invite to awards program

Also honored at the May 15 awards program on the eve of commencement will be two student organizations. Campus Kitchen of UW-Green Bay will receive Student Organization of the Year honors, and Habitat for Humanity’s Philippines Trip will receive recognition for Student Organization Service Project of the Year. *** *** *** *** *** You’re invited […]

Habitat for Humanity events

Our friends with the UW-Green Bay chapter of Habitat for Humanity inform us this is something they call “Act Speak Build Week.” The weeklong series of education and advocacy is offered by chapters nationwide to increase awareness about the global need for safe, affordable housing. UWGB events for the week include a flower sale fundraiser […]

Giving back: 30 pairs of hands, 30 hearts, build home over break

Shelter is an interesting part of the history and culture of Taos, New Mexico. Just outside of town is the Taos Pueblo, the oldest continuously occupied settlement in North America. A few miles north is Earthship, a community of self-sufficient, low-impact, environmentally sustainable homes. But at the end of a dead-end street in a quiet […]

In the news: Stearney, students recall summer Habitat trip to Philippines

UW-Green Bay students and their Habitat for Humanity adviser, Dean of Enrollment Services Michael Stearney, were interviewed Monday (Sept. 8) for a WBAY, Channel 2 news story about the campus chapter’s summer trip to the Philippines. Reporter Kristyn Allen spoke with group members about the poverty they witnessed, the building processes used and the warm […]