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Calgary, AB – Today, Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta hosted its first Home Dedication since 2019, celebrating the completion of the first phase of affordable townhomes in the Northeast Calgary community of Cornerstone. This event highlights the completion of the units and families taking possession of, and moving into, their new affordable homes. These hard-working families are community members who are looking forward to becoming homeowners and creating a stable future for their children. Hundreds of donors, sponsors, community partners, and volunteers worked together to make these homes possible, and many of them were in attendance at the Home Dedication celebration.
Calgary, AB – Today, Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta broke ground on new, affordable townhomes in Calgary. The homes will be built on Cornerstone Blvd NE and will provide 11 local families with the opportunity to purchase a home through Habitat’s affordable mortgage with no down payment, no interest, and monthly payments customized to their income.
“At Habitat for Humanity, we know that affordable home ownership is the key to building strong communities and helping families thrive.
Calgary, AB – Today, Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta is announcing a new partnership with Rümi and its sister brands, ATCOenergy and Blue Flame Kitchen, for a new Affordable Home Refurbishment Program.
Home refurbishments are an integral part of Habitat for Humanity’s affordable home ownership program.
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Over the past few days with recent news, we’ve had an increase in questions about the Habitat for Humanity program in Southern Alberta, so we wanted to take this opportunity to provide the following information to you, as loyal friends and supporters.
At Habitat, our goal is to bridge the gap between renting and owning by offering an affordable mortgage with no down payment and no interest. We’ve been working with Albertans for nearly 30 years and have helped nearly 300 families buy a home and build stability.
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 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.
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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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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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.
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 is Airdrie's premier gala fundraiser in support of Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta.
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
On Friday, March 27, the Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta Foothills Chapter will break ground on its first build in High River.
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.
“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.
Open the door to a family's future by participating in the Habitat for Humanity Foothills Chapter's second annual Online Auction Fundraiser.