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Volunteer Appreciation Week 2017

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Volunteer Spotlight|

This year Habitat GTA celebrated National Volunteer Appreciation Week along with other organizations across Canada.  Habitat GTA participated by hosting 37 events across the affiliate as a way to provide recognition to our very dedicated [...]

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Simon’s Life changing Global Village Trip to Fiji

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Volunteer Spotlight|

“My advice to anyone who participates in a Habitat for Humanity Global Village Trip, is to go into it with an open mind…” Simon's Habitat for Humanity volunteer story spans 8 countries and 4 continents. [...]

New Friends, Making a Difference, all part of the Deconstruction Experience

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Volunteer Spotlight|

After retiring from a thirty-year career as a systems analyst with a large multinational, Richmond Hill resident Charlie Packwood was looking for a volunteer experience where he could actively give back to the community while [...]

Volunteering together is a great way to stay connected with your teen

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Volunteer Spotlight|

Volunteering became a topic of conversation for Lisa Simmonds-Kim when her son Justin was going into Grade Nine as he contemplated how to fulfill his community service requirement. The plan was to find something interesting [...]

Family Selection Committee plays a key role in Habitat’s homeownership process

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Volunteer Spotlight|

The Family Selection Committee plays an important role in Habitat for Humanity GTA’s homeownership process; each of the three regions that we serve - Brampton/Caledon, Toronto and York – has an FSC dedicated to it.  [...]

Queen’s U Engineering Student Credits Habitat GTA for “My Best Summer Ever”

By | December 5th, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Spotlight|

“Before beginning my volunteer position with Habitat GTA, I saw it as a way for me to give back to my community, but I never realized I would be the one receiving the gift,” says [...]

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