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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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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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Thad and Lisa's story: this house has changed our lives

Posted on Dec 5, 2019 2:28:34 PM

Thad and Lisa have been married for almost 25 years and have three daughters between the ages of 18 and 23.

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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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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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"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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Safe and settled: Kristen and Anthony's story

Posted on Nov 22, 2018 7:57:11 AM

Kristen, Anthony and their two boys, Dominic and Marcus, have lived in their Habitat home for two years now. They are finally settled. They enjoy and truly appreciate living in safe, family-oriented community.   

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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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From pipedreams to possibilities: Brandy's journey to stability through home ownership

Posted on Feb 1, 2018 9:11:37 AM

 

Stuck by circumstance

Brandy is a single mother of Tyson (12) and Taya (7), living in Olds and working as a financial services representative at a major financial institution.

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Every Kid Campaign - Daniela

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 1:33:07 PM

“#EveryKid should have a home because it’s where they can go to feel safe and where they belong. If they have a rough day at school, they can come home and know that this is where they can be no matter what."

— Jessica, age 12

Video: Daniela and her kids speak to the importance of having a stable place to live 

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