The wood of a Norway Spruce is more flexible and durable than lumber for load-bearing walls and therefore is ideal for blocking — the filling, spacing, joining or reinforcing of frames — as well as for flooring, furniture and cabinetry. Learn more.⬇️ habitat.org/stories/rockef…
If you haven't already, be sure to watch our +You series, which brings together experts from across the U.S. and around the world to discuss how housing interacts with areas of societal concern including public health, racial equality, faith & the economy. habitat.org/you-thought-le…
No matter who we are or where we come from, we all deserve to have a decent life. Every single one of us deserves the opportinity for a better future, and decent shelter is something we all need to thrive. 🏡#HabitatforHumanityyr
“When you’re talking about equitable land use and increasing the supply of affordable housing, you really need to explore the quilting together of different tools and policies.”
Learn how communities can optimize land use to address #CostOfHome needs: habitat.org/costofhome/opt…
Every Habitat for Humanity donor is instrumental in helping families build or improve a place they call home. Check out these personal stories from those who choose to support our mission and why it’s important to them.
“Home is so important, it is your little house, your refuge. We have a new house! It is a new dawn for us.” Luz’s family is one of 63 that recently celebrated the completion of home repairs in the hurricane-affected Puerto Rican communities of Guilarte and Tanamá. - with @abbvie
“What I like most about my house is that my mom worked hard to buy it for us. My neighbor has other kids my size, and I have a yard.” – Kylan, 6 years old.
See more heartwarming responses from children of Habitat homeowners who have drawn how they see their homes.
.@designhome_game from @glumobile is now running special in-game design challenges to allow users to interact with Habitat for Humanity’s mission digitally. In addition, Glu Mobile Inc. has pledged a monetary donation to Habitat to support our programs. #ThankYou
#GivingTuesday is one week from today! Now until midnight on Nov. 30, all GivingTuesday gifts to Habitat for Humanity will be MATCHED! Help make TWICE the difference for families who need a safe, affordable home. – with @MrDrewScott and @JonathanScott
The home Dina is building with @HabitatDentonCo will be twice the size of her current rental, but the monthly payment will be less. A grant from @WellsFargo Builds helped fund construction, and soon Dina and her two daughters will have a new safe & stable home for the holidays.
Are you interested in a career with Habitat for Humanity? Visit habitat.org/careers to browse all of our open positions, or click below to view our featured job opportunity: Director, Cause Marketing & Workplace Giving bit.ly/3cxpwsk
Most of the walls that we paint are solid colors, but you will also find amazing examples of #HabitatforHumanity affiliates flexing their creative muscles. Check out more examples of Habitat-themed murals across the U.S. habitat.ngo/PrJPQ0
This holiday season, we are working with a host of our corporate partners to help make affordable homeownership a reality for more families in the U.S. and around the world. Learn more about these special promotions.
In Maryland, @habitatsusq recently transported the third home built with the help of students at the Cecil County School of Technology. Learn more about the partnership with CCST and future homeowner Anthony from @BANV.
From @VOANews: "The now-chronic shortage of homes for sale has driven prices higher and kept many first-time buyers out of the market."
To make the #CostofHome affordable to all, it's necessary to increase the supply of homes and equitably expand access. ow.ly/LMhp50GOv5A
Tune in for our virtual panel discussion, part of our +You thought leadership series, that will examine the impact of children living in inadequate housing globally and highlight the ways it is driving poverty and inequity. #WorldChildrensDayyoutube.com/watch?v=w-Z5C7…
Tomorrow from 10-11 a.m. EST, we will host a live discussion about prioritizing children’s access to housing around the world, part of our +You thought leadership series. Click below to learn about the panelists and get all the details.
This week, nearly 500 attendees are taking part in the Europe Housing Forum, a largely virtual event exploring links between affordable housing in the region and issues such as health, energy efficiency and climate change. Here are insights from Day 1 presenters.
“Time moves on, but our Habitat homes will continue to be a great place for our family for many decades to come." @HabitatSATX, the first local Habitat for Humanity affiliate, has built over 1,200 homes. Full story from @KENS5.
When we asked the children of Habitat for Humanity homeowners all around to draw how they see their homes, we were awed by their response. And we were reminded that in its simplest form a home is a place to love and be loved.
From @qctimes: A bold idea and the desire to do good. In 20 years, Habitat ReStore Quad Cities has reused and recycled to raise $3.3 million, helping build & improve homes in their community! "I never cease to be amazed at the things that come in here,” says cofounder Cindy Kuhn.
By partnering with her local Habitat, Debra achieved her goal of homeownership! The thing she looks forward to the most is being able to cook meals with her children in the kitchen of the home that she helped build. Full story from from @WTHRcom.
Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in approximately 70 countries. Check out two featured job openings in the Philippines (bit.ly/3wtMl9t) and Costa Rica (bit.ly/3bRmn5Y) or click below to browse all of our open positions.
As we grapple with the impacts of climate change, Habitat’s Patrick Canagasingham penned a piece on ways to tackle housing affordability & climate change. By prioritizing win-win strategies, leaders can support a brighter future for families and the world. devex.com/news/sponsored…