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November 01, 2021

Meaning of Home writing contest is back!

The Meaning of Home contest is back for its 15th year on January 3rd! The contest invites students in grades 4, 5, and 6 to submit a poem or essay explaining what home means to them. The Meaning of Home contest, in support of Habitat for Humanity Canada,…
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October 28, 2021

Single mom becomes Habitat homeowner

PORT COLBORNE, ON – “It was a real struggle,” said Chantel, single mom of two daughters and Habitat Niagara’s newest homeowner, as she commented on completing 500 volunteer hours as part of Habitat’s homeownership program.…
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October 04, 2021

World Habitat Day 2021 - A message from Habitat Niagara's CEO

  Hello friends, More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly took an important step in promoting the idea that everyone deserves a decent place to live by declaring the first Monday in October to be World Habitat Day. World Habitat…
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September 26, 2021

Donate food and save at Habitat Niagara's ReStores

NIAGARA REGION, ON – Help Niagara Habitat for Humanity ReStores restore our community by bringing a non-perishable food item into any of their three ReStores from September 27 to October 7, and you’ll receive a coupon to save 25% on your…
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September 23, 2021

Habitat Niagara home to help teen in wheelchair with independence

“I finally get an accessible house” WELLAND, ON –Steve, a single father with four children, received the keys to an accessible Habitat for Humanity home today in Welland, thanks to the persistence of his former co-worker. Steve dreamed…