Habitat Southern Alberta Blog

[Video] Introducing Monica Kretschmer: Women Build Ambassador

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 12:08:31 PM


Monica is one of six Calgary women stepping forward to advocate for the need for affordable housing in our city

Right now, more than 4,000 people are on the waitlist for social housing in Calgary. Our city is expensive, and women and children are the populations most likely to be affected by unstable living conditions.

Monica, along with five other local women, has taken on the role of Women Build Ambassador, to mobilize the community to address the need for affordable housing through Habitat for Humanity's Women Build

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Restore weekly product deals

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 12:14:21 PM

Save on amazing ReStore weekly product deals while building stability for families in Southern Alberta

ReStore is a great place to find thousands of items under one roof at 40-60% below regular retail price. You can find new and gently used furniture, appliances, cabinets, flooring, paint, building supplies and much more.

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[Video] Introducing Grace Dafoe: Women Build Ambassador

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 3:21:40 PM


Grace is one of six Calgary women stepping forward to advocate for the need for affordable housing in our city

Right now, more than 4,000 people are on the waitlist for social housing in Calgary. Our city is expensive, and women and children are the populations most likely to be affected by unstable living conditions.

Grace, along with five other local women, has taken on the role of Women Build Ambassador, to mobilize the community to address the need for affordable housing through Habitat for Humanity's Women Build. 

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[Video] Introducing Cassie Hawrysh: Women Build Ambassador

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 9:18:10 AM


Cassie is one of six Calgary women stepping forward to advocate for the need for affordable housing in our city

Right now, more than 4,000 people are on the waitlist for social housing in Calgary. Our city is expensive, and women and children are the populations most likely to be affected by unstable living conditions.

Cassie, along with five other local women, has taken on the role of Women Build Ambassador, to mobilize the community to address the need for affordable housing through Habitat for Humanity's Women Build

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ReStore weekly product deals

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 1:35:08 PM

Save on amazing ReStore weekly product deals while building stability for families in Southern Alberta

ReStore is a great place to find thousands of items under one roof at 40-60% below regular retail price. You can find new and gently used furniture, appliances, cabinets, flooring, paint, building supplies and much more.

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6 Calgary women step forward as Habitat for Humanity Women Build Ambassadors

Posted on Mar 14, 2017 2:49:41 PM

 

Local women working together to advocate for affordable housing in Calgary

Right now, more than 4,000 people are on the waitlist for social housing in Calgary. Our city is expensive, and women and children are the populations most likely to be affected by unstable living conditions.

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5 things to know to prepare for your Women Build day

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 9:57:11 AM

It's finally here. You've fundraised like a pro and now you're ready to get out and build!

If you've never participated in Women Build or been on a Habitat for Humanity site before, chances are you're wondering a few things. How do I get there? What do I wear? Will they feed me?

 Keep reading to find out exactly how to prepare for your Women Build day.

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6 steps to becoming a successful fundraiser

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 4:15:32 PM

How to go from a first-time fundraiser to an experienced pro

Fundraising can seem a little bit daunting at first, but all it takes is a little persistence and creativity, and we’ve got your back.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Peggy Bell

Posted on Feb 6, 2017 4:46:00 PM

“#IBuildBecause its a way for me to stay involved with my community. It’s a way for me to help others that need a hand. It’s a way for me to see the significant impact that safe housing has on the children and the parents.”

— Peggy Bell

 

Meet Peggy Bell – one of the longest-standing volunteers at the Habitat for Humanity. She has started volunteering with us more than ten years ago, and since then she has contributed to many build projects in Calgary and around the world.

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Build Update: January 23-29, 2017

Posted on Jan 26, 2017 5:34:00 PM

Pineridge Place, Calgary

Pineridge is one of the biggest projects we’re working on right now. This development will consist of six four-plexes providing stable housing for 24 families in the community of Pineridgewill.

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