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Habitat for Humanity teen volunteer programs
August 26, 2014

Habitat’s teen volunteer programs offer life-changing experiences

Katie Caro shares the life-changing experiences she’s had participating in Habitat’s Learn and Build Experience trips.

More Posts from the Habitat World Blog

December 30, 2010

A child’s thrill

Mother and daughter share their reactions to 7-year-old Kenzie Jackson’s photo gracing the cover of Habitat for Humanity International’s 2010 Annual Report.

December 27, 2010

A world of possibilities

A young girl looks out the window of her new house. The sun shines bright on her smiling face and the promise of a better future — thanks to the selfless gifts of her community and its generous volunteers.

December 20, 2010

The gift that gives

When I was 13 years old, I remember coming to New York City from Little Rock, Ark., to visit relatives. On Christmas Eve, we went ice skating at the rink below the Rockefeller Christmas Tree. It is one of my fondest childhood memories. And ever since, the Rockefeller Christmas Tree has held a special place in my heart.

December 16, 2010

Lessons learned from an international build

I have volunteered with Habitat for nearly two decades, at home and abroad. As rewarding as U.S. volunteering is, my curiosity about volunteering internationally was too great to ignore. How would building Habitat houses overseas on a Global Village mission trip be different?

December 6, 2010

Joyful service, strong relationships

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church has set aside a week in May to help with Milwaukee Habitat’s Blitz Build Week and selected summer Saturdays to help complete those houses.

November 29, 2010

How I became a part of Habitat for Humanity

When I was 9 years old, my life changed. My mom came to pick me up at school and said, “We have to go somewhere safe, away from the house.”

November 23, 2010

Advocacy is needed more than ever

As Habitat’s director of congressional relations, it’s my job to help Habitat work with the federal government on housing issues.

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