Habitat World Blog
The second blog in a series exploring the findings of a 2014 MacArthur Foundation survey, the impacts experienced by those in distressed housing situations and the belief that something can be done.
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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.
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.”
As Habitat’s director of congressional relations, it’s my job to help Habitat work with the federal government on housing issues.
I recently spent time in Cairo, Egypt, with a group of very dedicated Habitat volunteers: the members of our international board of directors.
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.
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.
We’re extremely excited to introduce Habitat.org’s newest innovation, a spot where we can share even more news and stories from around Habitat’s world.