This recycled home is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Novelis in Berea, Kentucky. In addition to sponsing this home, Novelis faithfully provides funding through Can Houses in Madison and Clark Counties.

Mission Accomplished!
12/5/20

We are thrilled to share with you the final update on the Hisles’ recycled home in Berea, Kentucky, sponsored by Novelis! The home is complete and looks beautiful! Let Hope show you around! Also, be on the lookout for “Home for the Holidays,” the Hisles’ virtual home dedication, beginning December 14, 2020.

Replacing the Window
11/19/20

Today it was out with the old windows and in with the new! The Hisle home is really shaping up and on the home stretch to completion! We also met up with Danny Cain from Berea United Methodist Church, a long-time volunteer at Habitat.

Focusing on the Kitchen
11/6/20

Wow! Big changes in the kitchen this week! Take a look! Also, you will meet one of our lead volunteers Ed Boss who has volunteered with Habitat for over 25 years!

The Hisles’ Habitat Experience
10/24/20

This week we take a break from update videos and hear from Gary and Amanda Hisle as they share what it has been like being a Habitat Partner Family and how their Habitat experience is changing their lives.

Floors, Floors, and More Floors
10/15/20

Much was accomplished since our last progress video, so be sure to let Hope show you around! The exterior painting and caulking is done, and now we are focusing on getting the floors finished up. We will also meet another member of The Catch-up Crew, Bob Schaeffer.

Caulking, Painting, and Flooring
10/1/20

The Hisle build site was a hopping place this week! Now that the interior painting is complete, we have begun to install flooring as well as painting and caulking the exterior. We also met Abby Hill, student volunteer from the University of Kentucky! Take a look!

Selection Day
9/26/20

Gary and Amanda Hisle spent some time with us at Hager Cabinets and Building supplies to select their flooring, cabinets, countertops, and other elements that will transform their recycled house into a beautiful home especially for them.

Dryway Patching & Painting
9/17/20

The old floors are gone and the drywall patching and painting is underway! Take a look at the progress and meet dedicated volunteer Larry Palmisano.

Beginning the Process
9/3/20

We are just beginning the process of recycling this home for the Hisle family, but once we are done, it will be the perfect place for the Hisle family to call home. In this video, Hope takes us on a tour of the home and shows us what work lies ahead!

Partner Family Stories

Rogers Home Dedication

Rogers Home Dedication

What a beautiful day! We are excited for the Rogers family and grateful for the many supportors who help make it  possible. If you didn't get to join the celebration in person, we encourage you to watch this video of the Rogers' special day!  A Special Thanks...

Meet the Berry Family

Meet the Berry Family

35-year old Brittany Berry has come full circle, growing up in Winchester, moving to Nicholasville, moving to Lexington, and returning to Winchester about seven years ago to continue raising her children. Her future home on Lincoln Street is a short walk from where...

The Chaney Home Dedication

The Chaney Home Dedication

Santana Chaney has waited a long time for her dreams of homeownership to come true. She is thrilled that she will soon have a safe, decent, affordable place for her and her two active boys to call home! Come celebrate their big day as we dedicate their forever home...

Skinner Home Dedication

Skinner Home Dedication

Come celebrate with Jamie Skinner and her daughter Trentity as they dedicate their forever home and begin their new lives as homeowners!  Here are the details: Date: Saturday, January 22, 2022Time:  2:00 pmLocation: 12 Lincoln Street, Winchester, KYA Special Thanks...

Wells Fargo Builds

Wells Fargo Builds

Habitat for Humanity of Madison and Clark Counties is one of more than 220 Habitat organizations awarded a grant from Wells Fargo as part of its nationwide initiative to help low-to-moderate income families construct and improve homes across the country. We are so...

An Answer to Prayer

An Answer to Prayer

Andrea Rogers calls the day her son came home from pre-K school with a Habitat for Humanity flyer in his backpack a godsend. She and her husband, Kenneth, had prayed for a bigger home for five years. Andrea filled out the Habitat homeowner application form with help...

Callahan Home Dedication Highlights

Callahan Home Dedication Highlights

There was so much joy at the Callahans' Home Dedication when Brooke and Cody received the keys to their forever home and turned the page to a new chapter of their lives! We hope you celebrate with them as you enjoy this highlight video of their BIG day! You'll want to...

The Hisle Home Dedication

The Hisle Home Dedication

Home for the Holidays Many hours of hard work have gone into transforming the Hisle's recyled house into the perfect place for them to call home, and now, they will be moving in just in time for Christmas!  To ensure everyone's health and safety, the dedicaiton for...

The Callahan Home Updates

The Callahan Home Updates

The Callahan's home is underway and we want to keep you up to date with the progress. Scroll this page for videos that will give you a front-row seat as they build their home from the ground up.The Paint, Floors, Cabinets, and More! June 25, 2021 The Callahan home is...

Meet the Callahans

Meet the Callahans

Habitat for Humanity builds homes. That’s something most people are familiar with. The ripple effect that Habitat has on partner families is perhaps something less familiar. For the Callahans, partnering with Habitat and the promise of a new home has rescued their...