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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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Carolyn Graf serves as a Thrivent Build specialist and Habitat volunteer.
February 25, 2013

"Wonderful fellowship"

Thrivent Build specialist Carolyn Graf celebrates how Habitat improves the lives of families.

Dr. John Dickson is fascinated by the connection between high-level achievement and humility.
February 18, 2013

A leader’s humility

Habitat for Humanity Affiliate Conference speaker Dr. John Dickson highlights the connection between achievement and humility.

Denise McMillen will live in the Habitat house made possible by the support of the Rachfals.
February 11, 2013

Building on love

A New York couple marks a special anniversary by forging a special connection with one Habitat homeowner.

Incoming Habitat New York City CEO and Habitat on the Hill attendee Neil Hetherington
February 5, 2013

Advancing the conversation

Incoming Habitat New York City CEO Neil Hetherington shares his thoughts during the annual legislative conference Habitat on the Hill.

Every day, the Partner Service Center receives hundreds of calls.
January 25, 2013

Habitat’s Frequently Asked Questions

Every day in Habitat Partner Service Center receives hundreds of calls from around the world. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions.

Rachel Cychosz builds with Habitat in El Salvador.
January 18, 2013

Why I Serve

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, AmeriCorps alum Rachel Cychosz reflects on the true value of helping others.

Habitat volunteer Jordan Schweiger shares his inspiration for service.
January 11, 2013

"In what ways do I live for others?"

Everest Build II attendee Jordan Schweiger shares his inspiration for volunteering with Habitat.

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