Bill is a long-time volunteer at the Denver ReStore and a key member of the metals recycling team.
Rebecca and her 25-year old daughter Allie are a tight-knit team. Rebecca works hard to provide financially for them, but as rents keep rising, it has become a big challenge to find both stability and affordability in housing.
AmeriCorps members at Habitat serve a vital role in construction and working with families and volunteers. Meet our 2016-17 class and what their AmeriCorps service means to them.
“Our new house will mean new life, new hope, and new dreams.”
Volunteering on a Habitat build site and working side-by-side with other volunteers is a great way to meet new people. Sometimes those new friendships turn into something more… In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are a couple of Habitat love stories.
“I always knew I wanted to be a regular volunteer,” Steve says with a grin. A year into getting involved as a regular Habitat volunteer, Steve knows he’s found a special place to spend his time.
You never know what kinds of unique items you might find at a Habitat ReStore. And even more items on the floor are prime pieces for upcycling.
Join four families as they cut the ribbons on their new Habitat homes.
“In my country, women don’t do stuff like this.” I have heard this twice since I have been working on a Habitat construction site...
Jen and Jackie and their three children are very excited to finally have a home to call their own when they purchase their Habitat home later this year.
We have a lot to look forward to this year!
Thank you to everyone who supports us and made the accomplishments of 2016 possible!
Letter from our CEO Heather Lafferty - What an amazing year 2016 has been!
Broncos Football player Chris Harris Jr. said a donation to the Habitat Denver ReStore, "was the perfect opportunity to give back this holiday season."
Erika came to work for Habitat Denver with only an idea of how partnerships between homes, volunteers, and the community works. It didn't take long for her to see the real impact of her work.
Help us celebrate the completion of this historic 51-townhome community!
From supporting volunteers to conducting neighborhood outreach, Berta and her family have been great Habitat Home Repair partners.
Sabah and Mohamed's family journey from refugee camp to homeowners speaks to their hard work and determination.
Join us as we celebrate with five new Habitat homeowners as they cut the ribbons on their front doors.
Build side-by-side with women who support Habitat Denver September 14-18, 2016
Abdou and Hanaa are enthusiastic partners of Habitat and excited to have a home for their three young children.
Clementine is looking forward to living in her own safe and secure home.
As we work on the final building of the community, I often find myself looking across the way to that building to remind myself of the significance and importance of Habitat’s work.
Congratulations Cristina on paying off your Habitat home mortgage!
We're going to break ground on the largest development in our history!
David “Ziggy” Ziegler, is one of our most dedicated volunteers. He began volunteering every Saturday back in 1999. That was just the beginning.
Raphael, Yvonne, and their six daughters are looking forward to having stability once they move into their Habitat home.
Dynasty started at the ReStores as an intern. When a spot opened up for a full time retail sales associate at the store, she couldn’t imagine working anywhere else.
From construction sites to the office, Nancy lends her time and a smile to volunteer with Habitat Denver.
Andrew and Cing are very excited to build a new home for their family.
“When it rained outside, it would also rain inside the house,” remarked Norberta about her home. “We are so happy Habitat is helping us with our roof.”
Join us as we celebrate with four new Habitat homeowners as they cut the ribbons on their front doors.
Omar and Judith can’t wait to build a healthy, stable and safe home for their young family and are excited to partner with Habitat.
Volunteer Spotlight on regular volunteer Harry Pierce
Read about the experience of Habitat Denver Staff and AmeriCorps during their spring Global Village Trip to Cambodia. This group experienced a different way of life, but also saw the universal mission of Habitat for Humanity.
Join the partner family and future homeowners Mi and Guai as they cut the ribbons on their new Habitat home. Please stay to tour the home and help welcome them to their new neighborhood!
Meet partner family Ahmed and Rusul.
Thank you to our volunteers!
Run, walk, or race this 5K in support of affordable housing with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver's Youth United.
Join us as we celebrate with four new Habitat homeowners as they cut the ribbons on their front doors.
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its continued leadership in providing the benefits of energy efficiency to low-income families by building ENERGY STAR certified homes.
River, an AmeriCorps National member, writes about what service with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver means to him.
The first Habitat projects in Douglass County are underway in Castle Rock. The two condominium renovations began March 16 and will help expand affordable housing options in the fast-growing community.
Collegiate Challenge teams spend their spring break volunteering with Habitat Metro Denver. They accomplished amazing work in the ReStores and on construction sites.
Please join us in congratulating Shanda on paying her final mortgage payment and completely owning her Habitat home as of this March!
Please help us congratulate our CEO, Heather Lafferty, for being selected as a finalist for the prestigious 9news Leader of the Year Award!
A group of Habitat Denver staff, board members and volunteers traveled to Nicaragua this February to help build a Habitat home for a deserving family.
Mi and her three children are looking forward to having more living space that’s safe and stable.
Grab your friends, colleagues, and family and sign up to help build homes with us this winter!
Meet Mohammad and Yamna and learn about how their path to homeownership is changing their kids' future.
Join us as we celebrate the completion of another Habitat home, and welcome the family home for the holidays.
Candace is going to be the homeowner of one of our first-ever rehabbed condos!
We're so excited to congratulate Veronica for making her final mortgage payment and completely paying off her Habitat home this year!
"In a blink of an eye my first Americorps term was over & all of my fellow Americorps members went off into the world. I, however, felt like my path called for me to stay here at Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver for one more term as the veteran Americorps"
Your Halloween pumpkins can help build Habitat homes!
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is releasing an RFP that seeks the services of a researcher to design and initiate a long-term study of resident homeowners participating in Habitat for Humanity’s homeownership programs.
Heather is on the road to having a secure and peaceful home for herself and her 3 children. Read her full story about her path towards homeownership here.
We recently asked our volunteers to share their favorite part of volunteering with Habitat, and here are some of the most frequent responses.
Leonardo is a hard-working student who has been investing hundreds of hours this summer to build his new home where he’ll live with his parents and three sisters.
Learning, Growing, and Giving Back: Meet Our 2015 Bank of America Student Leaders
Magbe and her son are thrilled to be partnering with Habitat to own their first home since living in Denver for 22 years.
Meet one of our newest partner families and learn more about their story!
Jennifer and her two sons are so excited to be partnering with Habitat and love visiting the site of their future home.
Our hearts go out to the people of Nepal and neighboring countries after Saturday’s magnitude-7.8 earthquake and the aftershocks that followed on Sunday.
Join the partner families and future homeowners Chris, Mon, Lila, Husham, Hayfaa, Futuama, and Mestofa as they cut the ribbons on their new Habitat homes. Please stay to tour the homes and help welcome these families to their new neighborhood!
We're excited to kick off the biggest Critical Home Repair season our affiliate has ever experienced on April 22nd!
Meet our newest partner family! Selam is a single mother raising two children. She knows the value of a good education, and spent years working part-time while going to school. Selam now works full-time as an LPN and really enjoys her job. Two years ago, she found herself unable to afford housing when...
Come and celebrate our newly completed Habitat duplex and the two partner families who are moving in!
Neighborhood Builder® will receive leadership training for executive director and an emerging leader, and $200,000 in flexible funding
Habitat Denver Partners with Denver Housing Authority to Build Townhomes in Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Community Near Downtown
With affordable housing in Denver becoming more difficult to find, Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver and the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) are partnering on an innovative new project that will provide additional affordable housing options in central Denver...
Biratu and Anane have been dreaming of the day that they can have a safe and stable place to raise their young family of five. They are looking forward to building their home with Habitat and creating a healthy environment for their kids.
Meet our new partner family: Abdulhakim, Fardowsa and their children
Habitat is excited to introduce our collaboration with the Denver Housing Authority to build six townhomes in the mixerd-use, centrally-located Mariposa community
Miranda works hard to make ends meet for her family of four, and they know their lives will be changed forever when they move into their Habitat home later this year.
Habitat Metro Denver and our community partners completed 20 Critical Home Repair Projects in 2014 as part of Habitat's Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. Join us as we celebrate these projects, our partner families, and the milestones of the past year!
Join us in celebrating with four Habitat partner families as they cut the ribbons on their new homes!
Be a part of the celebration when four of our partner families move into their new homes on Tuesday, November 18!
Our home dedication scheduled for Tuesday, November 11 has been rescheduled for Monday, November 17 at 6:00 pm. Join two Habitat partner families as they cut the ribbons on their new homes!
Join us on Saturday, November 1 for Habitat Denver's annual Night of Miracles, sponsored by Zunesis!
The Habitat Denver ReStores are celebrating 10 years in business, and we are throwing a party for all customers and friends to enjoy!
Coreena, Logan and their five kids are persistent, passionate and have worked hard to make their Habitat home a reality.
30 Denver executives came out to our Sable Ridge Town Homes in Northeast Denver for a day of hard work, networking and – most importantly – building homes, home and community. See photo highlights from the day here!
Purchase your fall pumpkins and support Habitat Metro Denver at the same time! Pumpkin picking begins Saturday, October 4 and runs through Saturday, October 31.
Join us on Monday, September 22 to celebrate with our partner families as they move into their new homes!
We were thrilled to host superstar duo Florida Georgia Line for a build day at our Sable Ridge town home complex on September 18! Click here for photos and a recap of this fun visit.
Meet Bwabwa, Fatuma and their family!
Join us on August 13th to welcome our partner families into their new homes.
Join us on July 19th to welcome our partner families into their new homes.
Join us on July 15th to welcome our partner families into their new homes.
You are invited to attend the Blues & BBQ fundraising event. Proceeds go towards funding Habitat's Denver home ownership program.
Meet David, Aker and their young daughter.
Meet Mariam and her two daughters
Join us on May 17th to welcome our partner families into their new homes.
Habitat Metro Denver's annual Breakfast for Humanity will be held this year on Wednesday, May 7th.
Join the ReStores for a 25% off sale, food, art, and more!
Join Chris Chollar as he cuts the ribbon on his new Habitat home.
Come to the Habitat Office for a discussion on poverty, advocacy, and affordable housing on Friday, April 11th.
Be sure to tune in to 7News Denver this week to see our long-time volunteer accept his award and share the story of his service with Habitat Denver
Lowe’s kicks off ‘Hammers for Habitat’ nationwide volunteer drive with family-friendly events in 10 cities
Register today for the chance to be part of this unique build day.
Fahed and his family are working towards their dream of homeownership.
Join the Espinoza, Meharzi, and Maye-Idle families as they cut the ribbons on their new Habitat homes.
Habitat's Collegiate Challenge brings student volunteers to the Mile High City
Support Habitat Metro Denver Youth Programs by attending the Youth United White-Out Auction on February 22nd!
Watch some of the inspiring videos taken throughout the 2013 Carter Work Project week!
President Carter shares a special message as an appreciation for all of the volunteer, sponsor and community support for this year's 2013 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
Local media outlets provided great coverage of the 2013 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Denver.
Ernie's home will be one of 15 repaired during the week of the 2013 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
More than 15 Broncos players and coaches wives spent a full day on Wednesday, August 28th helping to build Habitat for Humanity homes in Denver.
A special Habitat for Humanity feature program that follows local volunteers to Haiti for the 2012 Carter Work Project. Footage also includes local Denver building efforts and plans for the 2013 Carter Work Project happening in Denver's Globeville neighborhood October 6-11.