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Many hands made for light work at 2019 Women Build

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 11:44:54 AM


Spring is in the air!

For most, this means the arrival of April showers and May flowers.

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4 tips to take your dollar further in your family's home

Posted on May 23, 2019 4:08:02 PM

What makes a house a home?

Well, let’s think about it.

If you were to use your own home as an example, you could probably point to any number of material items whose presence in your home transforms what is an otherwise ordinary condo into your own personal happy place. Perhaps you have a treasured piece of art, a lucky rabbit’s foot, or, if you’re  like Nicolas Cage, a prized collection of comic books.  

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New affordable duplex in Okotoks complete thanks to community support

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 12:22:59 PM

In February, we celebrated the completion of a duplex in the D'ARCY community of Okotoks that will provide affordable home ownership opportunities to two local families.

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We were thankful to be joined by many of the supporters who have helped to make the project possible, along with Avon, Romano and their kids who recently moved into one of the homes.

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Volunteer Spotlight – Jeramie Khoury

Posted on Mar 22, 2019 10:55:59 AM

Volunteering on the construction site for Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta has become a family affair for Jeramie Khoury and her family. 

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"A light in the darkness:" Gina's journey to transformational stability

Posted on Mar 22, 2019 10:52:25 AM

Gina, Audrey and Sam are a close-knit family of three.

Walking into their home, you’re greeted by the sweet smell of incense and a cozy sectional with colourful pillows covering virtually every inch.

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4 build updates you won't want to miss

Posted on Mar 22, 2019 10:38:49 AM

We are well into 2019, and we are looking forward to some exciting new construction projects this year.

Already this year, 8 of families have moved into their new Habitat homes in Okotoks and Calgary. We are projecting at least 17 more families will take occupancy throughout the rest of 2019.

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Calgary Foundation: champions of community engagement

Posted on Mar 22, 2019 9:20:00 AM

For nearly 65 years, Calgary Foundation has been a leader in building powerful connections between donors and community organizations.

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4 affordable ways to stop renting and start buying your home in Calgary

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 9:15:03 AM

Buying a home can seem overwhelming to moderate-income Calgarians. There are many barriers to consider and many questions that come up along the way.

Like can I afford it? How do I qualify? Will it be a good investment for my family? Does renting give me greater flexibility?

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We asked kids to build their dream house out of Lego. This is what happened...

Posted on Jan 11, 2019 9:53:04 AM

How do you find young families to get the information out about Habitat for Humanity?

You need to go where young families are and do what young families do! This was the thought process behind the Habitat Lego Build.

I sent out a Facebook message asking for Lego and shortly thereafter I received a response from Eliza, who turns out is a kindergarten teacher at the Livingstone School in Lundbreck. She mentioned that they had some Lego and asked how they could help.

The opportunity sounded like a good fit so we worked out a plan, ran it past the school principal, set a date, and away we went.

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[Video] Thank You 2018

Posted on Dec 20, 2018 2:35:37 PM

We wanted to say thank you, in 20 different ways

We didn't ask anybody to say thank-you for this video, we just put together existing footage of all the times this year we’ve been caught on camera saying it. We said it often, but we just can’t say it enough!

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