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Fundraising cyclists prove we're better together

Posted on Sep 27, 2019 4:59:11 PM

It is the beginning of the second day. Cyclists, Martine and Liz, are meeting for the first time on a bus shuttling them to the start of their 100 km plus ride. One will cycle towards Lake Louise, the other towards Kananskis. Later that day they will finish together hugging, with both of their lives changed. 

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Flames Alumni shine on Habitat project

Posted on Sep 27, 2019 4:07:36 PM

The Calgary Flames Alumni lived up to their namesake, “sparking” a flurry of activity on a Habitat construction site on August 22nd. 

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Dreams are realized and partnerships celebrated at Bowwood Home Dedication

Posted on Sep 27, 2019 1:22:17 PM

“Catch me! Catch me!” shouted Anna as she leaped. Her sparkly shoes nowhere in sight, she darted across the front lawn. Smiling mischievously, she looked over her shoulder at her brother Harry as the bottoms of her frilly white socks picked up the green hues of the fresh grass.

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Robert's story: the sixth time's the charm

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 4:10:31 PM

How could you describe Robert?

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Volunteer Spotlight: Glenda

Posted on Aug 23, 2019 11:28:03 AM

Always eager to lend a helping hand, Glenda was already busy volunteering at her grandchildren’s school when she decided to further her involvement in the community.

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Sabahat's story: "From stressed to blessed"

Posted on Jun 25, 2019 9:27:53 AM

 

Speaking to families about the transformational impact of home ownership is one of the best parts of my job.

I meet Sabahat in a cafeteria and I’m excited to hear her story. We dive right in.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Peter

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 3:17:37 PM

What had started as an excuse to “get out of the house a couple of times a week” has become a source of real joy for Peter.

Like most retirees, Peter was searching for something to keep his mind stimulated after calling it a career at Imperial Oil, ultimately electing to start volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in February of 2019.

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Tips to help homeowners become more energy efficient provided by Enmax

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 3:04:15 PM

 Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta recently received support from ENMAX to purchase energy efficiency appliances for the new homes built in Bowness.

But their support didn’t end there. On May 16, ENMAX hosted twelve families at the Calgary Zoo for an evening of energy education.


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5 build updates to get you set for the summer

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 2:48:12 PM

 

Summer is a busy time at Habitat, with many of our major projects in full swing. We have a ton of highlights from all over southern Alberta to share with you. Here’s what you need to know from all of Habitat’s current projects.

Pincher Creek

Construction on the Pincher Creek duplex is underway, after we broke ground in early June. We are proud to be working with Mike Mayer construction – a local builder in the area, with community partners engaging in Build Days  throughout the project.

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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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