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"My new favourite number is 3,796"

Posted on Jun 18, 2020 4:25:10 PM

This year, we launched our first ever 50/50 raffle fundraiser, and the response was incredible!

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Women helping women: a powerful movement

Posted on Jun 3, 2020 9:57:42 AM

Typically, at this time of the year, we’d be wrapping up one of our most exciting fundraising events of the year: Women Build, presented by TC Energy.

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Be inspired by these resilient families

Posted on Apr 2, 2020 11:28:49 AM

What a unique time in our lives. All over the world we live on the razor’s edge, not knowing what will happen one day to the next. 

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How to live generously, joyfully and not burn out

Posted on Mar 3, 2020 12:53:28 PM

For some of us, we thought March would look a lot different when we were making our new year’s resolutions two months ago. Maybe you were fitter, happier, more accomplished. Whatever it was, instead of feeling disappointment, consider this the perfect time to reassess.

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50 cents per day

Posted on Mar 2, 2020 8:10:12 AM

Month to month, many families are faced with choosing between necessities like paying rent and buying food due to high housing costs. A monthly gift provides family's the opportunity to purchase a Habitat home -- and your impact is often greater over time.

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Spring Build Update

Posted on Mar 2, 2020 8:10:06 AM

Thanks to you, Habitat supporters, the new decade is off to a great start. Five families moved into their new home in Silvercreek, in Radisson Heights Bill has never seen volunteers frame so fast and we’ve sold two homes in Medicine Hat. Continue reading for your spring build update.

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The beginning of a colourful life

Posted on Mar 2, 2020 8:09:57 AM

Waking up to rainwater dripping into buckets. Making friends as the new kid and hoping it’s the last time. Keeping items in boxes because you know you’ll have to move again. For this family of three, that all ended when they picked up the keys to their home in Silver Springs, February 4th, 2020.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Glenn

Posted on Mar 2, 2020 8:09:50 AM

Glenn Winter has been contributing to Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta’s mission to help family’s build strength, stability and independence for the past 15 years. From volunteering his time on the Habitat board, construction site here in Calgary and internationally, and contributing as a monetary donor.

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Hockey players become construction heroes

Posted on Feb 12, 2020 12:28:37 PM

On Jan 11th, while most of us were hibernating, 16- and 17-year-old AA Canucks traded their helmets for hard hats on our Silvercreek site.

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Case Study: a new way to finance your first home

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 12:05:52 PM

The idea of buying your own home can be overwhelming.

When it comes to securing a down payment on top of paying your rent and supplying the necessities for your family, it can be hard to pull together the extra cash.

However, buying your own home can provide you with stability, offer you better living conditions and allow you to build equity. 

Here, we look at one instance where you could save up to 30% on your mortgage with a no interest Habitat mortgage compared to a traditional lender. 

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