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Group of people standing holding a build site blueprint sheet on a build site in Habitat Hamilton

Empowerment and hope through housing

In Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario, Habitat is collaborating on housing that helps families come home
Mavis and her family holding a 'welcome home' sign in front of their home

A new beginning

Thanks to Habitat for Humanity Niagara and support from CMHC, Mavis and her children moved into their new Habitat home in Thorold, Ontario.
Habitat Canada’s ReStore Distribution Centre team standing in front of a Habitat Banner

Recognizing National Volunteer Week 2024

We highlight our 12,000 Habitat for Humanity volunteers by acknowledging the unique contributions of a handful who bring the work of Habitat to life.
Colin, Michelle and Tommy out the front of their Habitat home
Homeownership

Growing up in a Habitat home

Colin’s passion for building houses and helping neighbours was sparked through a lifetime of connection to Habitat for Humanity.
A family of 3 standing in a doorway of a house.
Homeownership

Home is for making memories - Mavis's Story

Despite having a good job, Mavis, a single mom, struggled to find affordable housing for her family. Partnering with Habitat for Humanity means Mavis was able to buy her own Habitat home.
Homeownership

Home is for putting down roots

For Chelsey and Owen, finding out they would be Habitat homeowners has felt like winning the lottery.
Homeownership

A place to dream – Travis and Jordan’s story

Travis and Jordan wanted a home of their own, but couldn’t afford a down payment. A friend who volunteered for Habitat suggested they apply for Habitat Okanagan’s affordable homeownership program.
Volunteers

April 16-22, 2023 is National Volunteer Week!

Volunteering Weaves Us Together. A single strand of thread is pretty and functional – but when you weave many threads together, you create a something unique that is colourful, vibrant and strong!

Breaking Barriers and Building Dreams: A Girls Belong Here Participant's Journey with Habitat for Humanity Canada, by Obiajulu (Obii) Udemgba

My experience with Girls Belong Here began in late February, and by the early morning of February 27th, I was thrust into a wonderfully dynamic environment.