Opening doors for Fartun and her children

Fartun and her children moved into their Habitat home in December 2021, and over the past year, home ownership has transformed their life. Before Habitat, Fartun and her children lived […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Paul

Paul is a talented and dedicated volunteer who has supported Habitat Edmonton in many ways throughout the years. Paul began his journey with Habitat over five years ago while volunteering […]

Angela’s Story

Before Habitat, Angela and her son, Cobus, lived in an apartment building where they did not feel safe. Although Angela had two jobs and worked hard to save money, she […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Tracey and Farrah

Meet Tracey and Farrah, ReStore’s talented Staging Volunteers. Although the two began volunteering at ReStore a short three months ago, they have already had a huge impact. This skilled duo […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Donna

Donna Pryor is one of the smiling faces you’ll see when walking into the Habitat Edmonton office. With a great skill set and a passion for Habitat’s charitable work, Donna […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Max

Max Vandersteen has been a valued member of Habitat’s volunteer team for over 15 years. In 2006, Max participated in his first Global Village program, and hasn’t stopped volunteering since. […]

Nima’s Homeownership Story

When Nima moved to Edmonton, she found herself living in a small two-bedroom apartment with her mother and son. Although life was difficult, she worked hard to give her mother […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Hank

Hank has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity for over 30 years. Although he began his work with Habitat in Winnipeg, Hank quickly became a valued member of the Habitat for […]

New beginnings with Gemina and Jancis

Gemina is a hard-working mother who has put everything into giving her fifteen-year-old daughter Jancis a better life. This spring they will be moving into their new Habitat home. But […]

Getahun and Ergo’s homeownership journey

Eleven years. That’s how long Getahun, Ergo, and their 15-year old daughter and 13-year old son have been living in their Habitat home. Although they received the keys to their […]

A new world opens up for Karen and her family

Karen’s Habitat journey began in the office of the subsidized housing complex where she lived with her two young children. As she glanced around the office, a poster pinned on […]

Giving back with Sandi

Volunteers are a vital part of Habitat for Humanity Edmonton, and without these dedicated individuals it wouldn’t be possible for Habitat to help families in our community. Sandi is a […]

Engineering that tugs at the heartstrings

Paul, a semi-retired mechanical engineer, has been volunteering with the Habitat Edmonton for over 7 years. Because of his dedication to our mission, Paul transitioned from volunteering with the construction […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Soobin

Many volunteers have told us that volunteering with Habitat Edmonton is like joining a big, welcoming family. Soobin, a University of Alberta Psychology student, has been a valued ReStore volunteer […]

Donor Story – Evergreen Co-op

Having spent 10 years with Evergreen Co-op as the Rocky Mountain House Hardware Manager, Jason Stewart has been a long-time supporter and donor to Habitat for Humanity through Federated Co-operatives […]

At home in Cold Lake

Jymboy, Jennifer and their two children (ages 14 and 9) were living happily in Cold Lake. However, try as they might, they were unable to afford home ownership. Living in […]

Loretta’s story

Loretta’s home ownership journey began three years ago while living in Metis Urban Housing with her four children. Following a quick referral process from Metis Urban Housing and encouragement from […]

Amy’s fresh start

Amy’s home ownership journey started as she spoke to a Habitat Edmonton representative on the phone as she was cleaning a fire engine at the fire hall in Edson, Alberta, […]

A mother’s love

Hello, my name is Stephanie. My daughter and I have been living in a home we bought through Habitat for over eight years now. Before I approached Habitat, I was […]

Cindy – resilience personified

My name is Cindy and I have been a partner family for 6 years and even though you are not helping build my dream you are helping to build another […]

New beginnings in Slave Lake

Blessing and Florence have been homeowners since May 2019. After seeing a Habitat Edmonton newspaper ad back in 2018, Blessing and Florence became our fourth homeowners in Slave Lake. When describing their […]

A “hand up” in Edson

Jennifer and her husband Joseph used to rent a home in a four-plex in the community of Edson. It was a two bedroom house, but they could only utilize one […]

Shelly’s Story

Pictured is Shelly and her daughters enjoying a traditional Newfoundland Mother’s Day lobster dinner. My name is Shelly, and I have two daughters. We own a Habitat “buy back” home […]

At home in South Edmonton

Kadra is ecstatic about her new life at Neufeld Landing, a Habitat development in south Edmonton. She is married to Abdul, and they have two children: Tasleem, their 9-year old […]