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April is here: What Habitat WDG is doing now

Apr 2, 2020 |

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

Navigating COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020 |

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

Tacoma Engineers Inc.

Mar 11, 2020 |

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

Feb 10, 2020 |

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

Affordable housing dollars to flow soon

Jan 7, 2020 |

Affordable housing dollars to start flowing soon, says new minister of Families, Children and Social Development Canadians expect all parties to work together to combat issues like chronic homelessness and a shortage of affordable housing, said the federal government’s new minister of Families, Children and Social Development during a trip to Guelph Monday.

2019 Archive

Dec 31, 2019 |

Coming together to address the affordable housing crisis in Guelph – GuelphToday (Dec. 5, 2019) Habitat WDG “Habitat Happenings” Newsletter – Special Winter Edition Affordable Housing Symposium Part 2 and National Housing Day (Nov. 22, 2019) Habitat returns to signature fundraiser – GuelphToday (November 8, 2019) Habitat for Humanity raised $78,000 with house party – Guelph Mercury Tribune (November … Continue reading 2019 Archive

Affordable Housing Symposium

Jun 27, 2019 |

A SYMPOSIUM TO SOLVE OUR CITY’S HOUSING CRISIS All aspects of the housing continuum are facing challenges: Vulnerable individuals, renters and homeowners are struggling with accessibility, vacancy rates, affordability and the stress test; Builders are struggling with Community Benefits Charges, development charges, lands use assessment and complex planning processes; Affordable housing advocates and social agencies … Continue reading Affordable Housing Symposium

Home Dedication Celebration

Jun 21, 2019 |

June 17, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Habitat for Humanity celebrates fourteen families becoming Habitat Homeowners in Guelph community Guelph, ON – June 15th was a great day for fourteen families who celebrated entering into homeownership with support from the community!  Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph announces the completion of Block 2 and 3 … Continue reading Home Dedication Celebration