Category Archives: Volunteers

Homebuyer Readiness Class – Healthcare and Health Insurance

DATE CHANGE – Homebuyer Readiness Class – Healthcare and Health Insurance is now changed to NOVEMBER 2nd.  7pm, Manhattan Public Library, Groesbeck Room.  Register for this FREE class at

Visit with Habitat at the Beach Museum October 14th

The Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University will be featuring two exhibits based on sustainability, Sayaka Ganz: Reclaimed Creations, and Thrift Style, in which both of these exhibits focus on the reuse of common materials.  In conjunction with this exhibit, the Beach Museum of Art will be hosting an Open House event on a Sustainability and Recycled Art Workshop as part of KSU Family Day.  The event will be from 11:00 to 1:00 on Saturday, October 14.
We are inviting guests from the community to represent their environmental discipline and would like to invite you to join us as a special guest in our outreach by representing your program either in person or by submitting brochures to be handed out.  If your program has an interest in participating, you can contact Kathrine Schlageck at or Kathy Wilson or call 785-532-7718.
Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity will have a booth at this event, please stop by and say “hello”!

On National Day of Service, Jonathan and Drew Scott urge support of Habitat Hammers Back hurricane recovery initiative

ATLANTA (Sept. 11, 2017) – Jonathan and Drew Scott are urging support of Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma in a new public service announcement out today. Through the Habitat Hammers Back initiative, the global housing nonprofit is assisting families in Texas and has begun assessing damages in Florida and the Caribbean.

Jonathan and Drew Scott hurricane PSA
Jonathan and Drew Scott urge support of Habitat Hammers Back in this video PSA

“We’ve seen how recent hurricanes have devastated whole communities — flooding and destroying homes,” the brothers said. “Join Habitat for Humanity as we repair and rebuild. You can help someone desperately in need of a place to call home. We will rebuild, but only with your help.”

The Scott brothers are urging people to donate to the recovery at

On this National Day of Service, Habitat for Humanity is working alongside homeowners in Texas as part of its response to Hurricane Harvey. As Irma’s storm clouds clear, local Habitat offices are beginning to assess damage in Florida and the Caribbean.

In addition to long-term housing repair and construction, Habitat’s response includes organizing volunteers and resources to help with the cleanup of homes damaged by wind and flood waters. Construction plans will be determined after evaluations and will depend on the level of support received from donors, volunteers, corporate partners and other community organizations.

About Habitat for Humanity
Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern Georgia. The Christian housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 1,300 communities throughout the U.S. and in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit