Where there is Habitat, transformation abounds! Families, volunteers, donors, partners, and staff have all been changed by the spirit of neighbour helping neighbour.
Unpacked for good: Rhea’s Story
How can we better support our kids to be confident and free to express themselves? Having the freedom to roam, make friendships and provide a safe and stable environment can transform hearts and minds. Rhea’s dream was for a home where her son and daughter could fully unpack without fear of moving and switching schools, and her life changed when she became a Habitat homeowner.
Free to be me: Amanda’s Story
How are you living unboxed? The answer varies from person to person, but at Habitat for Humanity Edmonton, we believe that living unboxed means having the freedom and the space to do something new that you have always wanted to do. Starting a garden, travelling, decorating rooms without restrictions – anything is possible!
Finding Home: Emerald’s Story
Have you ever had a Goldilocks moment when you stumble across something that feels just right? For Emerald, seeing her home for the first time was that moment. “It felt like a sign. For some reason, there’s a part of me that was drawn to the home, out of all the homes that were available at that time, there was something about that home when I walked in that felt like this is the home that I can raise my children in.”
Team Bonding at ReStore
Habitat Edmonton volunteers speak highly about their time in ReStore, from the relationships they’ve made to the skills they’ve built. Travis Nowak, a former ReStore volunteer and staff member, also
Safety and stability at Aurora Place
When Rhea reflects on life before she owned her home, she thinks of instability. She had been renting since she was 18, and her 11 year old son, Caine, had
Emerald’s New Beginning
Life was about to change for Emerald and her son, Calem. Although her small apartment initially met her family’s needs, Emerald learned she was pregnant with her second son, Andre.