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Habitat Southern Alberta News

Habitat celebrates eight Calgary families entering home ownership

 

Habitat celebrates eight Calgary families entering home ownership

More than 100 community members gathered in Pineridge today for Home Dedication ceremony as part of 34th Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project

Habitat for Humanity celebrates completion of six new affordable homes in Calgary community of Bowness

 

Habitat for Humanity celebrates six homes in Calgary community of Bowness

The completion of these homes provides six families with the opportunity to purchase their own affordable homes.

Habitat for Humanity celebrates two new affordable homes in Olds

 

Habitat for Humanity celebrates new duplex in the Town of Olds

The completion of these homes provides two families with the opportunity to purchase their own affordable homes.

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on new homes in Olds


Duplex in Olds will provide affordable home ownership opportunities for two local families

olds, AB, june 28, 2017 

Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta’s Mountain View Chapter officially broke ground on its 10th and 11th homes with a new duplex in the Town of Olds. The duplex will be located at 4826 52 St in Olds, AB, and will provide two local families with the opportunity to build strength, stability and independence through affordable home ownership.

Habitat for Humanity's Women Build returns this May


200 women pitch in to tackle affordable housing in Calgary

CALGARY, AB, May 4, 2017 

Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta’s Women Build, presented by Excel Homes, officially launched today, offering our community the chance to address the need for affordable housing in Calgary. Over seven days in May, more than 200 women are coming together to raise funds and build Habitat homes in the northeast community of Pineridge.

Calgary Restore weekly product deals

Save on amazing Calgary ReStore weekly product deals while building stability for families in Southern Alberta

Calgary ReStore is a great place to find thousands of items under one roof at 40-60% below regular retail price. You can find new and gently used furniture, appliances, cabinets, flooring, paint, building supplies and much more.

Restore weekly product deals

Save on amazing ReStore weekly product deals while building stability for families in Southern Alberta

ReStore is a great place to find thousands of items under one roof at 40-60% below regular retail price. 

Follow our weekly product updates to stay on top of our latest deals and featured products to be the first to shop for them.

Habitat Hosts Open House in Mountain View

Habitat for Humanity Mountain View Chapter is hosting an Open House on Thursday, February 9 for all community members to learn about the new exciting opportunities with Habitat for Humanity. This event will run from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Olds Municipal Library.

Habitat Hosts Open House in Brooks

Habitat for Humanity Brooks Chapter is hosting an Open House on Wednesday, February 22 for all community members to learn about the new exciting opportunities with Habitat for Humanity. This event will run from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Medicine Hat College, Room 107.

Interfaith Concert Supports Habitat Southern Alberta

Building Sacred Bridges

Calgary’s faith communities are coming together to organize two significant concerts in the New Year to support Habitat families. The concerts will take place on February 11 and 12 2017 at Knox United Church and Beth Tzedec Synague and will feature the talents of singers and musicians of different faiths from across Calgary.

Habitat for Humanity makes affordable and accessible home ownership possible for two Calgary families

Habitat for Humanity welcomed two families into their new Habitat homes today at a celebration in the community of Redstone. In addition to being affordable, the homes are also accessible to meet the needs of children in each of the families. Habitat was joined by many of the sponsors, suppliers, government supporters and volunteers who all had a role in the completion of these homes.

Six families become new Habitat home owners in Airdrie

Habitat for Humanity welcomed six families into home ownership last week at a ceremony in the community of Ravenswood in Airdrie. In attendance were many of the sponsors, suppliers, trades, and community partners who contributed to make home ownership a reality for these six families.

Eight families become new Habitat home owners in Pineridge

Habitat for Humanity welcomed eight families into home ownership at a ceremony in the community of Pineridge, along with the sponsors, suppliers, trades, and volunteers who have contributed to making these homes possible.

Students building homes and building hope – one essay at a time!


Genworth Canada is supporting Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta and affiliates across the country in giving families a safe and decent place to live, with the help of students in our local community through the annual Meaning of Home contest.

23 cyclists embark on 375 kilometre Ride through the Rockies to raise $125,000 for Habitat for Humanity homes in Calgary

CALGARY, AB, August 18, 2016 – This morning, 23 cyclists embarked on the first leg of a four day, 375 kilometre journey through the Rocky Mountains as participants of the third annual Ride through the Rockies. Each cyclist pledged to raise at least $5,000, with the collective goal of raising $125,000 for Habitat for Humanity. The Ride is sponsored by Star Building Materials to help Habitat build strength, stability and independence for local families through affordable home ownership.

Habitat Drumheller announces new community partnership

Habitat for Humanity Drumheller & District is proud to announce a new partnership with Chinook Financial and St. Anthony’s School in Drumheller. Through this partnership, Chinook Financial will provide a financial contribution of $15,000 toward the construction of two Habitat homes, in addition to offering financial education classes to the students of St. Anthony’s.

Find the Foothills Chapter on Facebook!

Introducing our new Facebook page!

Habitat for Humanity announces new Chapter in Drumheller

Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta is proud to announce the official formation of a new Chapter in Drumheller. Habitat for Humanity Drumheller and District, which will encompass Drumheller and its trading area, will bring the Habitat model to the community and work to build strength and stability for local families through affordable home ownership.

Habitat for Humanity Medicine Hat launches online auction fundraiser

Today, Habitat for Humanity Medicine Hat has launched their 2nd Annual Online Auction Fundraiser. The auction will raise funds for land and materials, which will be used to build new affordable homes for families in Medicine Hat.

Diamonds and Denim Fundraising Gala

Diamonds and Denim is Airdrie's premier gala fundraiser in support of Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta.

Habitat for Humanity launches Women Build to build new affordable homes for Calgary families

Today, Habitat for Humanity has officially opened registration for Women Build 2016. Habitat has set aside six days in May exclusively for women to fundraise and build homes at our construction project in Pineridge, where they’ll be outfitted with pink hardhats and power tools and experience a day of fun on a construction site.

Donations Procurement Officer

Are you ready to bring your passion to your profession? Do you aspire to give children better futures through the stability of affordable family home ownership? Do you want to address housing security right here in Calgary and across southern Alberta? Do you want to help families help themselves?

Foothills Chapter launches online auction fundraiser

February 22, 2016, High River, AB – Today, the Foothills Chapter of Habitat for Humanity is launching its 3rd Annual Online Auction. The auction will raise funds for land and materials, which will be used to build new affordable homes for families within the Foothills.

Women Build: Every Woman Has the Power to Change the World

This is your opportunity to join together with the women of southern Alberta and show your strength for an incredible cause. We’ve set aside six days in May exclusively for women to fundraise and build homes with us at our construction project in Pineridge. You’ll be outfitted with pink hardhats and power tools and you’ll have more fun than ever before. Sorry guys, this is for the ladies only!

New Habitat homes help Airdrie families

January 21, 2016, Airdrie, AB – Today, Habitat for Humanity, together with Airdrie Mayor Peter Brown and Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards, officially broke ground on six new homes that will provide affordable home ownership for local families in the community of Ravenswood. The two triplexes are located at 2716 King’s Heights Gate in Airdrie and the project has already received tremendous local support.

Four families move into new Habitat homes for the holidays

Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta officially welcomed four families into their new Habitat homes at a dedication ceremony in the community of Radisson Heights. This is the first time these families have had their own house to call home for the holidays, so it’s a special time to celebrate this milestone with the government supporters, sponsors, volunteers and community partners who have made this project possible.

TransCanada employees help build new home for young High River family

After the 2013 Alberta Floods swamped Kyle and Danielle Gordon's rental basement suite in High River, destroying most of their belongings, they ended up living in a trailer with their newborn daughter Aveleen for more than three months.

Breaking ground in Pineridge

Kerry, Randy and family - future Habitat homeowners.

Genworth "Meaning of Home" writing contest returns

The Meaning of Home contest invites Grade 4, 5 and 6 students from across Canada to submit a written essay about what home means to them for a chance to direct $50,000 to a Habitat for Humanity build of their choice in Canada and receive a pizza party for their entire school.

Care-A-Vanners drive across North America to build homes for families in High River

The Habitat for Humanity RV Care-A-Vanners are kicking off their first day of building with the Foothills Chapter today in High River. They will spend a total of three weeks working alongside the Chapter on this build, while camping at George Lane Memorial Park in the heart of High River.

High River build accelerates with help of Drumheller Institution

Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta has initiated a new partnership with the Drumheller Institution that allows offenders to acquire practical skills, while contributing to the construction of two Habitat homes for families in High River.

New study reveals Habitat's social benefit

Every $1 invested into Habitat for Humanity Canada’s domestic homeownership program initiates $4 worth of benefit to society, which equated to $39 million in 2014, according to a new social return on investment study released today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

New President and CEO announcement

Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerrad Oishi as President and CEO effective May 25, 2015.

Foothills Chapter breaks ground on first build

On Friday, March 27, the Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta Foothills Chapter will break ground on its first build in High River.

Blitz on Bowness tackles flood damage

It’s been nearly two years since the devastating floods of 2013, but families in Southern Alberta are still feeling the impact. Cindy, David and their two kids are one of these families. They've been sharing a one-bedroom suite since their home in Bowness was destroyed.

Airdrie student wins national essay contest

“There are days to be shared, and memories made; the love found in a home will never, ever fade.” With these words, 11-year-old Tyler Smith from Airdrie, AB has helped provide affordable housing for Calgary families through Genworth’s Meaning of Home contest.

Foothills Chapter online auction opens doors

Open the door to a family's future by participating in the Habitat for Humanity Foothills Chapter's second annual Online Auction Fundraiser.