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The global need for affordable housing and sustainable cities
July 22, 2014

The global need for affordable housing and sustainable cities

See how important it is to address the rapid increase in urban populations around the world and what you can do to help us improve these conditions.

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April 18, 2011

Feel free to ask

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.

April 11, 2011

In honor of service

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.

April 4, 2011

Building Confidence

Homeowner Deneen Price shares what she has learned from her experiences with Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity.

March 28, 2011

Unexpected gifts

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.”

March 22, 2011

Twenty-six travel hours, experience for a lifetime

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.

March 14, 2011

Investing in success

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.

March 8, 2011

ReStore helps revive hope

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.

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