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.Read More
It’s hard to believe, but we’re already in December and the holidays are quickly approaching!
This time of year tends to bring a desire to give back and make someone else’s season bright. But we’re all busy (especially at Christmas), and it can be hard to find something that fits our skills, interest and availability.
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.Read More
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.
Volunteering on the construction site for Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta has become a family affair for Jeramie Khoury and her family.Read More
Volunteers are a vital part of Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta, and without these dedicated individuals it would not be possible for Habitat to help families in our community. Over the years, we have been fortunate enough to have met many amazing volunteers.
One volunteer in particular, George Proctor has been actively volunteering with Habitat for 26 years.Read More
“I don't think there are many bosses who were so well loved that their organization would do something like this years after their retirement."
Sue began volunteering with Habitat in 2007 and Nigel in 2012. Together they have amassed nearly 2,000 combined volunteer hours assisting at the Calgary ReStore, working with local Habitat chapters, and helping on the construction of 13 Habitat homes in southern Alberta. We posted a volunteer spotlight on the pair last year.
We spoke with Sue about her and Nigel’s time volunteering with Habitat and why “Nigel Builds” was significant to her.
#IBuildBecause I want to give back to my community and have a chance to work alongside crew leaders, volunteers and homeowners to make a difference for families.
- Brenda Fischer
“It is important to me that I’m able to give back to my community because I have lots of blessings in my life and housing is a basic need that I don’t think we pay enough attention to.”Read More