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Part Time Driver and Part Time Driver Assistant

Jun 3, 2020 |

Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph is seeking Part Time Driver and Part Time Driver Assistant to serve our Fergus and Guelph ReStores, connecting our communities with donation pickup service. The ReStore is a retail business selling new and gently used building supplies, furniture, home decor items, appliances, kitchen cabinets, and antiques. Our ReStores are … Continue reading Part Time Driver and Part Time Driver Assistant

Melchor, Mutya, Matthew and Liam

Jun 2, 2020 |

Melchor and Mutya dreamed about owning a house. They were renting a basement apartment that lacked appropriate ventilation. Their youngest son, Liam, had developed asthma. The Habitat for Humanity application process seemed relatively easy, but they were concerned about completing the 500 volunteer hours of ‘sweat equity’ that Habitat homeowners are required to contribute. “The … Continue reading Melchor, Mutya, Matthew and Liam

April is here: What Habitat WDG is doing now

Apr 2, 2020 |

Dear supporters, We at Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and continue to observe recommendations. Our first priority is the continued safety of our employees, volunteers, customers, and donors.   Public health officials continue to advise that social distancing is the most effective strategy to prevent the spread of … Continue reading April is here: What Habitat WDG is doing now

Navigating COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020 |

A message from our CEO: Navigating COVID-19 Dear friends,  In this time of concern, I want to share how much Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph values the well-being of the community of which we are a part. We are monitoring developments around COVID-19. We are taking an active role in ensuring that the health … Continue reading Navigating COVID-19

2019 Archive

Dec 31, 2019 |

Coming together to address the affordable housing crisis in Guelph – GuelphToday (Dec. 5, 2019) Habitat WDG “Habitat Happenings” Newsletter – Special Winter Edition Affordable Housing Symposium Part 2 and National Housing Day (Nov. 22, 2019) Habitat returns to signature fundraiser – GuelphToday (November 8, 2019) Habitat for Humanity raised $78,000 with house party – Guelph Mercury Tribune (November … Continue reading 2019 Archive

2018 Archive

Dec 1, 2018 |

Partnership Habitat for Humanity – Family Transition Place News Release (Dec. 20, 2018) Upper Grand DSB high school students move from classroom – Habitat WDG News Release (Nov. 22, 2018)to local Habitat for Humanity build site – Habitat WDG News Release (Nov. 22, 2018) Habitat for Humanity asks city to further delay its payment of $437,000 in development charges – Guelph Today (Nov. 15, 2018) … Continue reading 2018 Archive

2017 Archive

Dec 1, 2017 |

Holidays Without a Home – Orangeville Citizen (December, 2017) Guelph Community builds affordable homes from ground up” – Habitat WDG News Release (December 12, 2017) Women in Business sparkles at awards gala  – (December 4, 2017) Guelph Ultimate Habitat House Party raises more than $75,000 – Snapd Guelph (November, 2017) Shelburne Home Hardware Building Centre presents Habitat for Humanity  with an additional $8,000 … Continue reading 2017 Archive