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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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DIY home repair and preventive maintenance checklist
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DIY home repair and preventive maintenance checklist

What are some quick fixes you can make around your house right now? Find out from our construction leaders.

A volunteer road trip across America
April 20, 2016

A volunteer road trip across America

Dillon shares what inspired him to take a volunteer adventure across the country, what he gained from his experience, along with advice for travelers and more.

6 quotes to celebrate National Volunteer Week
April 11, 2016

6 quotes to celebrate National Volunteer Week

Here are inspirational quotes, videos and pictures from our volunteers in honor of National Volunteer Week.

What is poverty?
March 31, 2016

What is poverty?

What types of poverty are there? How does poverty affect education and health? What is Habitat doing to help?

Why is clean water important?
March 21, 2016

Why is clean water important?

March 22 is World Water Day. Learn how Habitat’s water sanitation work benefits families and communities.

How does financial education help families?
March 18, 2016

How does financial education help families?

Habitat’s personal financial management courses help families build a strong financial foundation, setting them up for long-term success.

Why AmeriCorps is important
March 8, 2016

Why AmeriCorps is important

Amanda shares how her AmeriCorps experience makes a difference in the lives of families. She has also been able to find a job and pay off student loans.

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