Sharron Riley-Persson donates her large collection of Nutcrackers to raise money for local charities including Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph through a silent auction.
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.
Help us win $20,000! We are still building for families in our community. A donation at this time makes a big difference, whether a one-time gift or a monthly commitment. This June, every dollar donated to Habitat WDG through the CanadaHelps online platform gives us the chance to win $20,000. Please consider donating to help … Continue reading Great Canadian Giving Challenge
Recently, we decided to temporarily shut down our three ReStores in order to help keep our community safe due to COVID-19. However, we are proud to share that the ReStore team has been busy making the in-store experience safe and enjoyable for you, our shoppers, donors, and volunteers. Visit us in-store or on Facebook to … Continue reading Our ReStores are safely reopening to serve you
During the last few months, we have been continuing to work on the build site, being careful to follow official directions from our government bodies and public health agencies. Although it was decided that volunteers would not participate on site during the pandemic for their health and the health of the community, they have been … Continue reading Cityview Village is almost complete!
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph (Habitat WDG) has announced that the Fergus Habitat ReStore – located at 927-900 Tower Street South – has recently reopened to shoppers. Habitat ReStores sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, building supplies and home accessories. The store, which will be operating under modified hours, will also be accepting … Continue reading Habitat ReStores to reopen to shoppers
an update from Elizabeth and André “Since Day 1, it has felt so awesome to be at Cityview Village. Every day is a surprise day….” Cityview Village is almost complete! During the last few months, we have been continuing to work on the build site, being careful to follow official directions from… the ReStore news you’ve been … Continue reading Habitat Happenings Summer 2020 Edition
celebrating their first year in their new home Dear friends, Since Day 1, it has felt so awesome to be at Cityview Village. Every day is a surprise day. I couldn’t be more thankful for how far me and André have gone. I feel the sense of achievement. I feel safe and contented. We have a … Continue reading An update from Elizabeth and André
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
John – 1,412 hours and counting at the Fergus ReStore, since July 2018 John works at the ReStore 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, and is our number one ‘product cleaner’. John is a huge asset to us, and has been a key factor in our success from Day One! John always has … Continue reading volunteer spotlight on John