Entries by Thor Barraclough

5 Reasons To Donate to Thrift Stores

Thrift stores present a rather important part of every community. They allow people to give back to their community as well as provide others with a considerably more budget-friendly shopping opportunity. In that respect, the best thrift stores to donate to are your local ones, but you can always expand your generosity and desire to […]

6 Things to do with your Tax Refund

Saving money is kind of like eating a healthy diet. You know you should do more of it, but it’s hard to resist making spur-of-the-moment choices that make you happier immediately but worse off later. A tax refund marks a great chance to get into a better financial position for the future. Create an emergency […]

Homeowner Tashaundra Helps Children

Tashaundra and her son moved into their Habitat home this past June. A Broward County teacher, she also worked at the Boys and Girls Club to supplement her income and help local children. When COVID closed the club, she began tutoring and counseling. “My heart truly ached for my second-graders. Tutoring them individually gave me […]

CARES Act Rewards Charitable Acts

(Excerpt from: How Does the CARES Act affect Your Giving? 5/06/20, Vanguard Charitable.org) The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law in late March. The $2.2 trillion bill was designed to respond on many fronts to the COVID-19 crisis. It includes provisions related to charitable giving, although some of those […]

Women Build

Habitat Broward’s Women Build brings women together from all walks of life and challenges them to make a difference by providing safe, decent shelter for low-income families in need of affordable housing—many of which are headed by women. Since 2002, thousands of women in Broward have shared their time, talent and resource to build 66 […]