Stories: Meet Our Families

Through shelter, we empower. Meet some of the families who have partnered with Habitat to build or improve the places they call home.

Ernest and Shirley's Story

Everyone deserves the opportunity for a better future. “Thank God for Habitat, because they did for us what we couldn’t do.” – Ernest, Aging In Place program client Ernest and Shirley have lived in their home for more than 30 years. The home originally belonged to Shirley’s mother, and it’s become a keepsake for them. They raised their children in that home, hosted family parties and built a lifetime of memories there.  Imagine... Read More
Posted by Jessica Hord at Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 | 0 comments
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Queen and Dallas' Story

Every child deserves a stable beginning. Meet Queen and Dallas! If you ran or volunteered at the Bluff City 10K, they may look familiar to you. They were at the finish line with their mom and dad - handing out medals, high-fiving, and thanking runners for putting in 6.2 miles in support of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis. Their parents bought and moved into a new, affordable Habitat home in the Bearwater Park neighborhoodlast fall. Queen and Dallas now have a... Read More
Posted by Kim Morrison at Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 | 0 comments
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Marandow and Amanda's Story

Every family needs a foundation to build a future. “It's going to bring them joy to know that they have their own room, their own backyard. It's going to mean the world to them. I am just overjoyed to be able to say ‘that's mine,’ to say that this is my family's home.” – Marandow, new Memphis Habitat homeowner A new baby. A new house. A new beginning. This holiday season, Marandow and his wife Amanda have so much to celebrate. ... Read More
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