Habitat World Blog
The second blog in a series exploring the findings of a 2014 MacArthur Foundation survey, the impacts experienced by those in distressed housing situations and the belief that something can be done.
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I applied to the AmeriCorps National Direct program for 2010 because I knew it would give me the chance to work with volunteers in an experiential-education setting.
I had the honor of volunteering on a Habitat build site alongside men and women who serve their country. Veterans, active duty military and members of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps turned out in full force to help build and rehabilitate homes in partnership with Habitat Chesapeake.
Homeowner Deneen Price shares what she has learned from her experiences with Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity.
Judy is a retired nurse who can hang siding with meticulous precision. Judy and her husband Alan, along with my husband Barry and I, are part of the “Reunion Builders.”
Throughout high school, I always hoped to participate in a Habitat for Humanity opportunity. My chance finally presented itself last year, my first year in college, with a spring break trip offered in late March at Gustavus.
There is an allure about Cambodia that is difficult to articulate. This country has suffered the ravages of war. But rather than dwelling on all that was broken, Cambodia has moved on and is embracing change and challenge with vigor and optimism.
I was searching for a job to get back into the retail industry when I came across a post from Habitat Buffalo. I was excited because I knew this was a golden opportunity to use my professional skills while contributing to a mission that was much greater than me.