All Stories


Charmaine and Melody's story

Charmaine and Melody's family had to move homes nine different times. They decided to apply to Habitat Windsor-Essex, were overcome with joy when months later their application was approved.

Indigenous Housing Partnership: Sadie’s story

Sadie and daughters Raeanne and Janna have spent the past few years living in her parents’ home on the Halalt First Nation Territory, in extremely tight quarters, with Sadie and Janna sharing a room.
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National award winners announced ten local Habitats recognized for their 2020 accomplishments

On May 14, Habitat for Humanity Canada held its virtual annual general meeting, which included celebrating the achievements of local Habitats during its national award announcements.

April 18-24, 2021 is National Volunteer Week!

We are grateful for the opportunity to highlight the efforts of some of the thousands of volunteers who make our work possible.
International Program

Funding WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) Solutions in Van Lang

Habitat for Humanity Canada, Canerector Foundation and Habitat for Humanity Vietnam have partnered to fund WASH Solutions in Van Lang, Vietnam
International Program

Global Village and the impact of COVID-19: Vietnam

In Vietnam, more than 30 Global Village builds were cancelled due to the pandemic, and as a result, 21 families from seven project sites were unable to complete the construction of their homes.
Indigenous Partnerships

Building with the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation

Habitat Canada supporter and Global Village team leader shared his experience leading a team of volunteers to build as part of the Indigenous Housing Partnership.

At Habitat Windsor-Essex, volunteers are sewing masks for the community

Ensuring the health and safety of their volunteers meant temporarily ceasing many volunteer activities. But many of their volunteers, and staff, were eager to help in other ways.
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Congratulations to the winners of our national awards!

Our national awards were announced during our virtual annual general meeting on May 22. Local Habitats won for optimizing operations, collaborating and partnering with others and innovative building.