NETSCOUT Wall Raising in Concord, MA

Last week, a dozen local volunteers lent a hand to raise the walls of a new Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell build in Concord, MA. The ceremony was a celebration of the supporters who are helping Habitat Lowell build the two-bedroom house that will become a home to a deserving family in our community. Various partners and donors contributed to this project, including the Concord Housing Authority and NETSCOUT, the build’s Wall Raising Sponsor. “We are extremely proud of our...


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Habitat Lowell Breaks Ground in Concord, MA

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell held a groundbreaking ceremony on November 30 for a new, two-bedroom house in Concord that will be home to a local, deserving family. The site is located at 367 Commonwealth Avenue in Concord, MA. This will be Habitat Lowell's second project in Concord within the past year, increasing affordable housing in an area where it's especially hard to come by. According to Redfin, the average sale price of a home in Concord was $1.11M in...


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Welcome Suzanne Frechette and Michelle Toomey

Habitat Lowell welcomes two Lowellians to its staff

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell is pleased to announce the addition of Suzanne Frechette and Michelle Toomey to its staff. Suzanne was recently appointed as the nonprofit’s Development Director after serving for 5 years as its Grants Manager. She was also Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell’s first-ever Executive Director, serving from 2005 - 2007. She is currently an attorney specializing in Real Estate. Suzanne grew up in Lowell’s Acre neighborhood and is actively involved in the local community...


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Many Hands Make Light Work

August 5, 2021: With volunteers and community support, a Main Street home built in 1951 is undergoing a transformation into a two-family residence by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell. The site is abuzz with men and women who provide free labor to rehabilitate the property, including the two new homeowners, said Kim Trainor, the chapter's director of development. Read More: (more…)


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Habitat Greater Lowell Celebrates Build Project Opening

June 23, 2021: The ribbon was cut on June 23rd kicking off the 50th & 51st home renovation project at 930 Main Street for two local families. Dating back to the early 1900’s, the house at 930 Main Street was acquired through a collaborative effort with the Town of Concord, the Community Preservation Committee, the Concord Housing Foundation Inc, the Concord Housing Development Corp and Habitat for Humanity.  The existing house is a 3-bedroom ranch which will be converted into a 2-family duplex resulting in an energy efficient, safe,...


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Workers Credit Union Supports Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell with $5,000 Donation and Employee Volunteerism

April 20, 2021: Workers Credit Union Supports Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell with $5,000 Donation and Employee Volunteerism. Workers Credit Union is pleased to announce their donation of $5,000 to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell as part of their annual sponsorships. On March 12th, six Workers Credit Union employees volunteered with Habitat to complete tile and finish work at Habitat’s newest build in North Billerica.Read more (more…)


Posted By Category: NewsPost Date: April 22, 2021

Trinity Church launches joy campaign

November 23, 2020: Trinity Church of Concord launched a new capital campaign called Embracing JOY! Journeys in Outreach and Youth. The campaign aims to raise $2 million over four years to fund Trinity’s Outreach Ministries and Youth Formation in perpetuity. “Unusual times require unusual commitments,” said Senior Warden Charlie Stone. “We decided to be bold because the need is now and the need is greatest when times are challenging.” Read more (more…)


Posted By Category: NewsPost Date: April 5, 2021

Westford resident moves into Habitat for Humanity house

May 15, 2019: Two years and 255 hours of labor and learning later, Westford resident Tracy LeBlanc is officially a homeowner, one who can look at the walls and say, “I built that.” LeBlanc and her three children moved into their Habitat For Humanity home on Juniper Hill at the beginning of May, celebrating with local officials, family and the organization on Friday, May 10. LeBlanc said the building process took a little more than a year. She started the...


Posted By Category: NewsPost Date: April 5, 2021