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Building with Habitat for 15 Years

Aug. 16, 2017

Jan Detweiler has been volunteering with Habitat for 15 years. She is passionate about helping people and Habitat’s mission of building affordable housing alongside future homeowners.

Our Homes, Our Voices

July 26, 2017

Our Homes, Our Voices Week of Action is an effort to draw attention to and spark action on proposed funding cuts at the federal level and the impact they could have on affordable housing programs nationwide.

Home Repair Services Workshop

July 8, 2017

Habitat Denver and Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA) are presenting a workshop on how to apply for low-cost home repair services for homeowners in Denver.

Volunteers Rock!

April 23, 2017

We could not accomplish the work that we do without the many dedicated and generous volunteers in our great community.

100th Home Repair

March 24, 2017

It’s a new milestone for Habitat Denver! We're proud to partner with Globeville, Elyria, and Swansea neighborhoods to build, repair, and preserve affordable housing.

Meet Future Homeowner Rebecca

March 8, 2017

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 at Habitat Denver

March 7, 2017

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.

Valentine’s Day Connections at Habitat

Feb. 14, 2017

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.

Meet Steve Nevers: Regular Construction Volunteer

Feb. 9, 2017

“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.

ReStore Upcycling

Feb. 8, 2017

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.

Jannah’s AmeriCorps Experience

Jan. 17, 2017

“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...

2016 Year in Review

Dec. 29, 2016

Thank you to everyone who supports us and made the accomplishments of 2016 possible!

Erika's AmeriCorps Experience with Habitat Denver

Nov. 10, 2016

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.

Women Build Week 2016

Sept. 14, 2016

Build side-by-side with women who support Habitat Denver September 14-18, 2016

Ian's Americorps Story

Aug. 9, 2016

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.

Global Village Trip to Cambodia

May 16, 2016

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.

The Habitat Hustle 5K is April 10

April 10, 2016

Run, walk, or race this 5K in support of affordable housing with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver's Youth United.

Habitat Denver Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

March 28, 2016

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's AmeriCorps Journey

March 24, 2016

River, an AmeriCorps National member, writes about what service with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver means to him.

Habitat Denver Team Goes to Nicaragua

Feb. 10, 2016

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.

Meet Candace

Nov. 3, 2015

Candace is going to be the homeowner of one of our first-ever rehabbed condos!

Congratulations Veronica

Oct. 26, 2015

We're so excited to congratulate Veronica for making her final mortgage payment and completely paying off her Habitat home this year!

Gabe's AmeriCorps Journey

Oct. 21, 2015

"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"

Longitudinal Research RFP

Oct. 15, 2015

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.

Top 5 Reasons Volunteers Love Habitat

Sept. 9, 2015

We recently asked our volunteers to share their favorite part of volunteering with Habitat, and here are some of the most frequent responses.

Leonardo Can't Wait to Move into his New Home

Aug. 11, 2015

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.

Meet New Partner Family Magbe

June 29, 2015

Magbe and her son are thrilled to be partnering with Habitat to own their first home since living in Denver for 22 years.

Meet a New Partner Family

May 14, 2015

Jennifer and her two sons are so excited to be partnering with Habitat and love visiting the site of their future home.

Nepal Earthquake

April 28, 2015

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.

Meet Selam and her Family!

April 14, 2015

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...

Meet Biratu and Anane

March 12, 2015

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.

Introducing the Mariposa Townhomes

Feb. 6, 2015

Habitat is excited to introduce our collaboration with the Denver Housing Authority to build six townhomes in the mixerd-use, centrally-located Mariposa community

Meet Partner Family Miranda and her Kids

Jan. 15, 2015

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.

You're Invited to a Neighborhood Revitalization Celebration!

Dec. 9, 2014

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 for Night of Miracles

Nov. 1, 2014

Join us on Saturday, November 1 for Habitat Denver's annual Night of Miracles, sponsored by Zunesis!

The Party of the Decade!

Oct. 17, 2014

The Habitat Denver ReStores are celebrating 10 years in business, and we are throwing a party for all customers and friends to enjoy!

Meet A Partner Family of Seven!

Oct. 14, 2014

Coreena, Logan and their five kids are persistent, passionate and have worked hard to make their Habitat home a reality.

CEO Build 2014 – Building Community

Oct. 13, 2014

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!

15th Annual Pumpkin Patch!

Oct. 4, 2014

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.

Meet a Partner Family

March 13, 2014

Fahed and his family are working towards their dream of homeownership.

Special Message from President Carter

Oct. 15, 2013

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.

Carter Work Project Highlights

Oct. 15, 2013

Local media outlets provided great coverage of the 2013 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Denver.

Broncos Wives Help Build Habitat Homes

Aug. 29, 2013

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.

From Haiti to Home

Aug. 13, 2013

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.