our stories

Where there is Habitat, transformation abounds! Families, volunteers, donors, partners, and staff have all been changed by the spirit of neighbour helping neighbour. 

Loretta’s story

Loretta’s home ownership journey began three years ago, whilst still living in Metis Urban Housing with her four children. Following a relatively quick referral process from Metis Urban Housing and

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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

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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

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Giving up was never an option

When Reier and Rhonda go married over twenty-one years ago, they had big plans for their future. Those plans included having four children together and living in a decent sized

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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,

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