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Jonathan and Lily Reckford
July 21, 2014

Building with my dad in Cambodia

Lily Reckford built with her dad, Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford in Cambodia. See how their trip went.

More Posts from the Habitat World Blog

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.

November 15, 2010

Volunteer spirit makes Habitat special

I recently spent time in Cairo, Egypt, with a group of very dedicated Habitat volunteers: the members of our international board of directors.

November 9, 2010

‘A tremendous complement to our homebuilding’

I first realized there was a huge need for a program like A Brush with Kindness when I was working with two local home renovation programs in 1997 and saw how many families we had to turn away because they did not fit our work scope or fell outside the targeted population we were serving.

November 3, 2010

Homeownership gave me a place to raise my family

Really and truly, Habitat saved me. I needed the kind of financial stability that Habitat was going to offer to someone like me, someone who had nothing and had to strive to work themselves up to something.

October 20, 2010

Welcome to the Habitat World blog!

We’re extremely excited to introduce’s newest innovation, a spot where we can share even more news and stories from around Habitat’s world.