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Thank you for building strength, stability and independence

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 4:29:00 PM

As 2016 draws to a close, we reflect on what our community’s support has accomplished for families this year at Habitat for Humanity.

This year we completed 18 homes and began construction on 19 new homes in Southern Alberta. This means 63 children are enjoying this holiday season in a home they can call their own.

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Give the gift of home for the holidays

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 3:41:00 PM

We’re facing an urgent affordable housing crisis.

Right now, 1 in 5 Canadian families is spending more than half their income on housing costs alone. This leaves them living paycheque to paycheque, working multiple jobs to make ends meet, and sometimes, making the unthinkable choice between paying rent or putting healthy meals on the table for their children.

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Habitat for Humanity Medicine Hat Wine Survivor

Posted on Nov 9, 2016 4:16:06 PM

Why not let your love of wine help out a great cause by supporting the Medicine Hat Habitat for Humanity Chapter?

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Habitat for Humanity Wine Survivor Raffle

Posted on Oct 21, 2016 9:38:59 AM

Why not let your love of wine go to a great cause?

You can help two families move into homeownership with Habitat for Humanity in the Foothills

The Foothills Chapter of Habitat for Humanity will use proceeds from our Wine Survivor Contest to build our second affordable housing duplex in the Foothills.

Learn more about supporting the 2018 Habitat build in Okotoks.

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Build Update: August 10, 2016

Posted on Aug 11, 2016 1:16:59 PM

Pineridge Place, Calgary

Pineridge is a large neighbourhood in NE Calgary that’s near to Rundle and Marlborough. The Pineridge Place development will consist of six fourplexes built over several years. One fourplex is complete and two more are currently under construction.

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Thank you, AREF and CREB!

Posted on Aug 9, 2016 2:13:33 PM

Over the past year, the Alberta Real Estate Foundation (AREF) and the CREB Charitable Foundation (CREB) have supported Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta with $50,000 in build funding. On top of that, 47 of their members have participated in 3 Build Days at the 24 home development in Pineridge, Calgary.

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Volunteer at the Home + Design Show

Posted on Aug 5, 2016 1:41:31 PM

The Calgary Home + Design Show needs your help. If you're willing to volunteer as a greeter or a ticket-taker then we can get you into the show for free. Parking and transit will be reimbursed and, even better, there will be food provided to all volunteers.

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Family Story: Ali and Amina

Posted on Jul 28, 2016 1:19:38 PM

My wife and I are very proud parents of four beautiful children. Over the years I worked hard, I even worked two jobs to provide financial stability and a better future to my children. Still, it is challenging for me to use only one income to provide for the whole family. More than fifty percent of my income goes to rent and utilities, even though we have tried to live in many different communities.

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Build Update: July 25, 2016

Posted on Jul 25, 2016 10:05:53 AM

Redstone, Calgary

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Family Story: Susan

Posted on Jul 21, 2016 2:46:43 PM

Seven years ago I became a single mother of two and returned to the workforce feeling unequipped and unprepared.

My dream of owning a home felt unreachable and homeownership was no longer one of my goals in life.

As my children's primary caregiver, simply generating an income to support my family with the basic necessities and being present to shape and influence their lives was my top priority! While we feel blessed to have all our current needs met, there is sacrifice and struggle to make ends meet each month.

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