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July 17, 2020

How to renovate your kitchen on a budget

The average kitchen renovation costs more than $60,000, putting it out of reach for many homeowners. But fear not – it is possible to renovate your kitchen on a budget. If a budget kitchen renovation sounds more realistic to you, here are some…
July 16, 2020

Community support helps families achieve homeownership

We know that the most important way for families to gain stability and self-reliance is when they own their own homes. Every day, more and more families find themselves in a struggle to keep a decent roof over their heads. The COVID-19 pandemic brought…
July 14, 2020

Meg’s masks bring smiles to Habitat staff

Megan Dunscombe started her vinyl printing company, Made by Meg, over a year ago printing custom shirts, sweaters, stickers and other items for individuals and businesses all over Canada. Meg had purchased face masks for her business and her dad, Trevor,…
July 14, 2020

DeVries partners with local craftsman to support Habitat Niagara

When Dan DeVries, of DeVries Fruit Farm in Fenwick, read about Paul Ryan making hundreds of bird houses as a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity Niagara he thought he would ask Paul if he could make some to sell at his fruit farm. “In these…
July 13, 2020

The gift of education

This story was to be published in March, before our operations shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sadly, our wonderful volunteer, Gail Learn, passed away last month. She was an incredible lady and her reliability and dedication was invaluable to…