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In Florida, Habitat has helped more than 11,000 partner families move into simple, decent, affordable houses. To help even more, part of Habitat’s responsibility here includes advocacy and public awareness with our local and state elected officials.
Kenji Miyazawa was a Japanese poet in the 1920s. One of his poems, "Amenimomakezu," had special meaning to my team as we worked alongside those affected by the March tsunami.
By Seyller Robertson, Habitat for Humanity volunteer and Lowe’s employee
Antigua, Guatemala, claims to have the largest Easter celebrations in the world. Thousands have gathered each weekend to watch the beautiful, old religious images paraded through the street accompanied by bands, fireworks and clouds of incense.
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.