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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.

Category: Aging in Place

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
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Carrie's Story

Every child deserves to breathe easy in their own home. “They used to say, ‘Do you want us to count the raindrops? Do you want us to do some multiplication with that?’ We made it comical, but I didn’t feel good about it. Now I feel so much better because they have a place that’s cozy and warm and clean, and water’s not in there. They feel more at home, and I do too.” – Carrie, Habitat Aging in Place program client When the... Read More
at Friday, Nov 11, 2016
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