Habitat Stories

Habitat Stories

Working toward a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Read Habitat Stories here: http://www.habitat.org/

Content from this campaign

A Habitat House Leads to Personal Successes
The smell of fresh paint always takes Boris Henderson back. Back to the day he walked through the door of his family’s new Habitat house for the first time. “I was 11 years old,” Henderson says. On this sunny day, he is volunteering on a Habitat build site, rolling the walls of a new home that will give someone else’s family the chance of a better life. “Just like this house, I remember...
Apr 17, 2017 2:40 PM ET
Young Lamario Fourney Shares What Life is Like now that his Family Lives in a Habitat Home
Young Lamario Fourney shares what life is like now that his family lives in a Habitat for Humanity home. Read his story here:  http://www.habitat.org/stories/every-child-needs-place-fourney​
Mar 23, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Habitat Stories: 5 Amazing Kids Who Make a Difference
Helping families have a decent place to call home takes every one of us. Children understand this. Hear from some kids who are setting up lemonade stands, giving away their birthday money, emptying their piggybanks and finding other ways to contribute so other kids can have good homes, too.
Mar 13, 2017 10:25 AM ET
What Does it Take to Build a Habitat House?
People in your community and all over the world partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve the place they call home. In fact, Habitat is the largest privately held homebuilder and regularly ranks as one of the top 20 homebuilders in the United States. But what exactly goes into building a Habitat house? A whole lot, as it turns out. It takes future...
Mar 10, 2017 11:45 AM ET
Putting Housing Back at the Forefront of the National Conversation
Eric’s family purchased a Habitat for Humanity home in the Florida farming community of Immokalee, Florida, which among many other things, provided stability and quiet. Eric recently earned a full scholarship to Cornell University, where he wants to study business and hotel management and bring his skills back to his hometown. He’s one of a group of Immokalee students who started Taste of...
Mar 3, 2017 9:00 AM ET