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Habitat for Humanity teen volunteer programs
August 26, 2014

Habitat’s teen volunteer programs offer life-changing experiences

Katie Caro shares the life-changing experiences she’s had participating in Habitat’s Learn and Build Experience trips.

More Posts from the Habitat World Blog

August 29, 2011

Impressions of a first-timer

Thrivent Builds volunteer Jennifer DeBruin writes about her recent trip to help build a pair of homes on stilts in Biloxi, Mississippi.

August 23, 2011

Painting dreams

A muralist in San Angelo, Texas, uses her talents to brighten up the bedrooms of children moving into their families’ new Habitat homes.

August 16, 2011

‘A humbling reminder’

The whole process of getting to know Habita’s partner families is a humbling reminder of just how much homeownership means to those who have never known it before.

August 9, 2011

What does home mean to you?

Habitat volunteers, supporters and partner families have told us many ways they think of home. What about you? Let us know: What does home mean to you?

August 2, 2011

Warriors on the worksite

U.S. soldiers recovering from long-term injuries or illnesses volunteered with Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat. The opportunity allowed the soldiers to connect with their local community, while helping more families move closer to homeownership.

July 25, 2011

A community comes together

We came to the United States from Guadalajara, Mexico in search of a better life. My mother learned English and became a citizen three years ago, and my father is a legal resident. She is a housekeeper and he is an auto mechanic.

July 20, 2011

Going home again

While Paraguay lies in the center of South America, it has never really been the center of many people’s radar. If it hadn’t been for the fact that I was born there, it probably wouldn’t ring a bell for me.

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