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Volunteer Spotlight: Loretta

Posted on Oct 5, 2018 4:04:07 PM

New to Medicine Hat, Loretta faithfully began volunteering at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore twice a week in January of 2018.

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How 30 Calgary faith groups have raised $800K for Habitat for Humanity

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 9:21:58 AM

There's something amazing about seeing a diverse group of people come together, especially when they’re from all different backgrounds and faith communities.

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Avon and Romano's journey to homeownership

Posted on Sep 20, 2018 1:36:21 PM

Avon and Romano, parents of Lorenzo [8] and Niña [4], are future Habitat homeowners in Okotoks.

Over the years, the family of four has struggled to find adequate housing that has met their budget.

However, despite the challenges they have faced, their faith has given them the resiliency to endure. The family describes themselves as:

“a family united in love, a family of faith and commitment.” 

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The Larry Carey Charity Golf Classic raises $40,000

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 3:40:10 PM

We’re all about families here at Habitat, so thank you to everyone at Carey Management for adopting us into your family for another year as a beneficiary of the Larry Carey Charity Golf Tournament.

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Build update: a quick snapshot of what's happening around southern Alberta

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 3:21:09 PM

What goes into a home? We could all name a few things – a lot of two-by-fours, a few windows, paint, and all those little finishing touches, of course.

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Hockey helps Habitat

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 3:18:57 PM

Hockey Helps the Homeless had been a huge supporter of Habitat for several years, so I had let them know that I’d be happy to help on the day of the event in any way that might be needed.

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Putting the "home" back in homework

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 4:39:42 PM

With the upcoming school year fast approaching, many families are starting to think about buying school supplies and registering for extra-curricular activities. For other families without a permanent residence, other things come to mind.

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Puppy tales: Freida's place in the family

Posted on Jul 11, 2018 5:36:22 PM

Anyone who has ever owned a pet knows that our furry (or in some cases, not so furry) companions are an integral part of the family.

Having a pet has both emotional and physiological benefits. The emotional bond that we form with our pets reduces stress and improves overall happiness.

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[Video] Highlights from Women Build 2018

Posted on Jun 14, 2018 3:38:46 PM

We were counting down the days to Women Build, presented by Excel Homes, all year and it didn’t disappoint! Your continued support has woven Women Build into the Habitat fabric, and made it something we can’t imagine going without.

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[Video] Habitat welcomes families to the community of Pineridge

Posted on Jun 14, 2018 3:35:51 PM

"Owning a home means putting down roots and having a space to truly call yours. This is a place where you can plan the future of your kids"

— Khalid, homeowner in Pineridge

On April 20, 2018, Habitat hosted a Home Dedication to celebrate completion of a multi-family development in Pineridge - future home to 24 families who purchased their new homes through our affordable home ownership mortgage program.

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