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The repairs to Candra’s house included new siding and exterior doors. Plumbing work has lowered the family’s water bills significantly. “When I bought my house, I knew I had work to do, but I just did not know how I was going to get it done on my income. Now my kids can feel good about the home they live in,” Candra says. “I love it.”
August 18, 2016

Home improvement before and after photos

In addition to building new homes, families also partner with Habitat to make home improvements. See before and after images of homes that families improved with your help.

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1937 Dodge L6
August 9, 2016

Where can I donate my old car?

Learn how we put old cars to good use to help families build a better future.

Honoring dad this Father's Day
June 17, 2016

Like father, like son

Mario shares the importance of providing a decent home for his family, just like his father did for him when he was growing up.

What does home mean to you?
June 17, 2016

What does home mean to you?

Habitat families, supporters and volunteers share with us what a place to call home means to them. What about you? Let us know: What does home mean to you?

Home builders help build Habitat for Humanity communities
May 31, 2016

Home builders help build Habitat for Humanity communities

From June 6-10, professional homebuilders from across the United States will help nearly 250 families during Habitat for Humanity’s annual Home Builders Blitz. In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, professional homebuilders like Jim Sattler will help three local families build a place they can call home.

James Cyr, Anne Marie Conte, Mikhail Okshin, Abigail Cross and Roxana Mejia have worked with San Diego Habitat through The Mission Continues fellowship program.
May 26, 2016

Veterans continuing to serve through Habitat

How The Mission Continues brought Anne Marie Conte and her colleagues to Habitat.

How does Habitat's Build-a-Thon make an impact?
May 20, 2016

How does Habitat's Build-a-Thon make an impact?

Nicole reflects on the annual Build-a-Thon blitz build event and what her past service with Habitat AmeriCorps means to her.

Women empowering women and their families
May 2, 2016

Women empowering women and their families

Raven and Danielle share how Habitat’s National Women Build Week gave them the opportunity to build a strong foundation for their families.

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