To build a Habitat home, you must first have a good foundation. But who exactly takes care of that foundation when it's nothing but an empty lot? In this Habitat story, we meet a special group of volunteers that keep the grass lookin' good.
Habitat for Humanity does a lot for the community. For those who contribute to the organization, it means so much more.
Because Evansville doesn't have a Habitat Restore of its own, the one in Warrick County is always willing to partner up!
In this Habitat story, Eyewitness News' Greg Parker catches up with new homeowner Tamara Lewis.
The moment has come for Tamera Lewis to receive the keys to her new home sponsored by Eyewitness News.
Members from Mater Dei and Memorial football teams join together to help tackle poverty.
A new Habitat for Humanity home is on the way in Evansville's Jacobsville area. The groundbreaking was extra special because this will be the first interfaith sponsored build for Habitat.
It's almost like cash for clunkers, but instead of walking away with cash, you're helping Habitat for Humanity build a home for a family in need.
New Habitat homeowners can furnish their homes while helping Habitat at the same time.
These six Habitat for Humanity home weren't built by six separate families, rather, six families working together.
We've told you about sweat equity and how it helps a potential Habitat homeowner. Now we talk to volunteers who are putting a lot of sweat into their hours.
Building a Habitat house involves more than just hammers and nails, there's also a lot of "crossing 't's' and dotting 'i's.'"
Owning a home involves a lot of responsibility. That's why Habitat for Humanity of Evansville wants to make sure partner families are well prepared before stepping into their new home.
Volunteers are essential to a Habitat build.
There are many steps one must take to obtain a Habitat house. One of the steps is "sweat equity."
Habitat of Humanity is entering another new phase and the green of Victoria National are helping build green lawns for Habitat for this year.
Giving what little time you have is never the easiest thing to do, but it can mean the world to someone who could use it.
Co-workers coming together to do good for our community - that's what happened Wednesday morning when staff members of Eyewitness News set aside pen and paper for brushes and paint.
In 1992, Habitat for Humanity of Evansville made history; and it was all thanks to one big event that provided 21 families with new homes.
Habitat for Humanity of Evansville has played a vital role in solving the housing crisis in our community for decades.
Since early March of this year, Eyewitness News Brad Byrd and Chief Photographer John Simpson have been honored to share stories up close and personal about an effort that started in 1984 to make the American dream obtainable for those people right here in our community who could not reach.
Our Eyewitness News special project, "30 years: The Habitat Story", two generations many years apart.
Three decades, more than 430 homes. It's a tough act to follow. So what does Habitat for Humanity have in store for the future?
Last week we showed you an Evansville couple cutting the ribbon and getting the keys to their first home. Now we see what the real impact will be on this couple.
Losing a loved one, losing your best friend, losing your wife. It takes time to heal.
Living your golden years in a place you can call home, your own home. That's the story of Rosie Watterson, whose life turned upside down on November 6th, 2005.
Our Eyewitness News special project, 30 Years: The Habitat Story, continues with what a community did to pick up the pieces.
The November 2005 tornado changed the lives of those in the Eastbrook Mobile Home Park - so Habitat stepped in with a new idea.
Our Eyewitness News special project, 30 Years: The Habitat Story, tonight goes back to 1984, where a young woman, a young mother, defied the odds and became a homeowner.
30 years ago, what was the spark? What was the motivation to get Habitat homes built in Evansville?
Our Eyewitness News team is proud to sponsor a new habitat home in Evansville.
As we discover in our Eyewitness News special project, "30 Years: the Habitat Story," people of all ages are making a difference building dreams.
Looking at why it takes teamwork to finish a brand new home whether the job is big - or in this case, very small.
It's the 1st home for newlyweds Luke and Brittney Datzman. Thanks to Habitat, they reached out for their dream and got it.
Head's Construction does many of the roofs on Habitat homes across the Evansville area.
Our Eyewitness News special project: 30 Years: The Habitat Story tonight takes a closer look at building friendships through hard work.
Six families upgrade their houses through Habitat for Humanity's Self-Help program.
Our Eyewitness News Special Project, 30 Years: The Habitat Story goes deeper into the people who build American dreams.
Eyewitness News Special Project: 30 Years, The Habitat Story tonight introduces you to an Evansville teen who is making a difference. Proving you're never to young to do so.
It's a tool that's as old as time, but it too is evolving on what it looks like and how it works.
Chances are you remember them well. More that 20 houses going up in one week with hundreds of volunteers. It was part of the Habitat of Evansville experience.
How do you build an American Dream in just a hundred days or in less time?
To think about the American dream and not being able to obtain it, thousands of people right here in the Tri-State know that feeling.
To reach the American dream, you have to start from the ground up.
Our Eyewitness News Habitat Home Build reaches a milestone today.
It's called sweat equity. But exactly what is that?
In the mid-1980's the foundations were poured, and up went those first Habitat homes in the Tri-State.
In tonight's Eyewitness In-Depth, we're talking about this weekend's Application Fair for Habitat for Humanity of Evansville.
Who is a Habitat home owner? Among the more than 400 homes built by hundreds of volunteers, we have learned the owner could be any one from any walk of life.
Habitat for Humanity has been working hard sheltering those in need for the past 30 years, and its volunteers are continuing that tradition in the Jacobsville area.