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. 

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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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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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

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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

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