Who does it take to build a Habitat house? In every Habitat home, you find the work of many people, all working with a common goal. Stories Read about Habitat's work in your community and around the world. Teacher of the Year inspires through community service Jahana Hayes, 2016 Teacher of the Year, encourages her students to do community service. Read More An anniversary of gifts This year, Habitat for Humanity celebrates 40 years of wonderful things happening for families in your community and around the world. Read More Benefits of volunteering The people you help aren't the only ones who gain from your volunteer experience. Read More Load More Subscribe to Habitat news Get the latest stories, news and events, and volunteer opportunities from Habitat in your inbox.