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  • Habitat for Humanity in the news

    December 16, 2016

    Media Release: “Guelph takes action on housing market concerns” – March 20, 2017 Habitat for Humanity makes local news. Read how Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph is making a difference in our communities. “‘Historic moment’ at City Council meeting”. Guelph Today article by Tony Saxon. Dec 13, 2016. “Hurdles remain in Guelph’s plan to redevelop … Continue reading Habitat for Humanity in the news

  • Volunteer Spotlight – Winter 2016

    December 7, 2016

    We asked, “What do you like about volunteering with Habitat for Humanity ReStore?” And, here’s what our volunteers had to say; Dave (right) has volunteered with ReStore for over 5 years! Dave likes that every day is different, “you never know what’s going to roll in”.  Dave says; “it’s nice to give back but it’s … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight – Winter 2016

  • Give-a-Gift, Get-a-Gift at your local Habitat WDG ReStore!

    November 23, 2016

    Get into the holiday spirit early this year – and get your house ready for the festive season – with our ReStore Give-a-Gift, Get-a-Gift promotion.  The promotion takes place from November 28 to December 3 in Guelph, and from November 29 to December 3 in Mount Forest and Orangeville. If you’re decluttering before the holidays, … Continue reading Give-a-Gift, Get-a-Gift at your local Habitat WDG ReStore!

  • DIY tips to make what’s old new again

    October 17, 2016

    Home décor stores have great items in vivid colours and interesting shapes, but that unique custom-made look often comes with a hefty price tag. Fortunately, Habitat for Humanity’s ReStores sell new and gently used home décor, furnishings, and building supplies at a fraction of the retail costs. Don’t settle for drab instead of fab. Save … Continue reading DIY tips to make what’s old new again

  • Thank you Guelph!

    August 16, 2016

    Thank you for nominating Habitat for Humanity – Guelph ReStore for this years Reader’s Choice Awards in the categories; BEST BUSINESS & SERVICE – ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY and BEST SHOPPING – HOME IMPROVEMENT CENTRE. Cast your vote today!

  • Summer 2016 Volunteer Spotlight

    July 6, 2016

    Let’s Celebrate Habitat WDG Volunteers! Heather is a Habitat for Humanity Guelph ReStore volunteer! You can find Heather every Monday and Saturday afternoon in the Guelph ReStore helping our customers find that special item. Every day she brings a big smile and a welcoming hello. Heather is also on our Ultimate Habitat House Party Committee! With … Continue reading Summer 2016 Volunteer Spotlight

  • Fall 2016 Volunteer Spotlight

    Let’s Celebrate Habitat WDG Volunteers! National Volunteer Week is a special time when we come together to honour our volunteers. And, here at Habitat WDG volunteers are the heart of our organization. As such, we would like to recognize the continual support we receive from all our volunteers. We are fortunate to have such caring … Continue reading Fall 2016 Volunteer Spotlight

  • Welcome to Our Newest Partner Family, the Horton’s

    December 14, 2015

    The Horton family of Guelph received as they put it, “a Christmas miracle” December 9th, as Habitat for Humanity WDG along with partners, supporters, and volunteers alike dedicated the newly completed build project at 327 York Road to its newest homeowners. The Horton family, Simon (dad), Cyndi (mom), Kathy (grandma), Brenden (15), Taylor (12), and … Continue reading Welcome to Our Newest Partner Family, the Horton’s

  • Summer 2015 Volunteer Spotlight

    Megan McCormick & Jon and Cheryl Hains Megan McCormick Running a photography business is no joke. With hundreds of photographers in our community, competition is fierce. And beyond the talent, the experience, and one-of-a-kind imagery McCormick Photography produces, there is one competitive advantage Megan McCormick holds like no other. Megan’s heart and generosity are unmatched. … Continue reading Summer 2015 Volunteer Spotlight

  • #Giving4Habitat & Change a Life!

    November 19, 2015

    You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but now there is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a day where charities, businesses, and individuals come together to celebrate giving. On Tuesday, December 1st, how will you take part? Our #Giving4Habitat initiative for Giving Tuesday has a goal to raise $18,000 to support a build & … Continue reading #Giving4Habitat & Change a Life!