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
Greg – 192 hours and counting at the Guelph ReStore, since November 2018 When Greg began his volunteer work, he connected to the mission right away. Greg quickly became a respected and valued member of the team. He bonded with other salvage crew members easily, sharing his infectious smile with everyone! What made you first … Continue reading Volunteer spotlight on Greg
Hugh – 279 hours and counting at the Orangeville ReStore, since June 2018 Hugh volunteers several times a week. He is amazing at organizing and helping us maintain a clean and organized store, which is such a vital job. He is a fast mover and always on the go. Hugh comes in with his own … Continue reading volunteer spotlight on Hugh
Interview with Jenny Hughes, Chair, Family Services Committee, with Rogers tv’s Jan Hamilton about the impact of the pandemic on Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph.
Dear supporters, We at Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and continue to observe recommendations. Our first priority is the continued safety of our employees, volunteers, customers, and donors. Public health officials continue to advise that social distancing is the most effective strategy to prevent the spread of … Continue reading April is here: What Habitat WDG is doing now
An update from our CEO: Keeping you informed Dear friends, In light of recent developments regarding COVID-19, Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph has decided to temporarily close our three ReStore locations. We have also halted all planned Build Day activity on our Cityview Village build site. As a charitable organization, we depend our ReStore … Continue reading An update from our CEO: keeping you informed
A message from our CEO: Navigating COVID-19 Dear friends, In this time of concern, I want to share how much Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph values the well-being of the community of which we are a part. We are monitoring developments around COVID-19. We are taking an active role in ensuring that the health … Continue reading Navigating COVID-19
A proud supporter for over ten years! According to Mike Gilles, President of Tacoma Engineers, ” Our concept of housing and engineering are well-aligned with Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph.” From the time Tacoma’s management team decided to make Habitat WDG their charity of choice, their staff were thoroughly engaged. They have enjoyed being … Continue reading Tacoma Engineers Inc.
The Co-operators have been supporters of Habitat WDG since 2009, but have really increased their impact recently – pledging over $100,000 in the past four years! This exceptional partnership is based on the importance of employee volunteerism – with over 100 volunteers supporting Habitat WDG projects in each year! “As a co-operative, we’re committed to … Continue reading The Co-operators