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Final push to fund Habitat for Humanity’s Cityview project

Sep 18, 2020 |

COVID-related revenue drop leaves agency $350,000 short of goal As construction nears completion on Habitat for Humanity’s Cityview Project, the agency aims to close the financial gap left by COVID-19’s impact. A fundraising drive kicks off on Tuesday with a $350,000 goal.

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