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Habitat GO is helping families in Greater Ottawa to build a better life through affordable homeownership.
We partner with working families living in Greater Ottawa to help them build and buy their own decent, affordable home through a unique affordable homeownership solution.
We were so thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of our largest ReStore to date on Saturday. With over 18,000 square feet of shopping space, the spacious store offers a wide variety of furniture, appliances, renovation materials, flooring, lighting, cabinetry, kitchen and bath fixtures, and much more. Customers will find substantial savings in-store, and are […]
Habitat GO Director of Development Shawna Blanchard headed to Lesotho to participate in Habitat Global Village
Habitat GO Director of Development Shawna Blanchard is headed to Lesotho for her first Habitat Global Village Trip! We’ll be posting updates throughout the week on our Facebook page to chronicle the build of Pelesa and her family’s new home. #WhyIbuild “Working for Habitat GO has been an extremely rewarding experience. I’m looking forward to […]
Join a team of like-minded Canadians to help a family achieve their dream of a safe and affordable home of their own, while also experiencing a bit of life in our Nation’s capital. Construction experience is not necessary – just a spirit of adventure, willingness to work hard and a sense of humour. Since 1993, Habitat for […]
Looking to make a difference in your community? Habitat GO is seeking three to four board members to begin a three-year term starting in May 2018. Members of the board serve in partnership with other board members to provide strategic leadership and oversight for all activities of Habitat GO. Board members participate on board committees, […]
Family day is just around the corner (literally) and you’re not sure how to plan out the free time. The holiday may be long over, but your wallet still hasn’t fully forgiven you yet. It’s okay – most Canadian families are right there with you. That’s why we’ve put together this list of […]
Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa (Habitat GO) and Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) have joined forces to help make homeownership a reality for more Canadian veterans in the Ottawa area. The partnership is intended to raise awareness of Habitat GO’s homeownership and volunteer opportunities as well as WWC’s life-changing mental health programs benefiting ill and injured […]
On Thursday, November 23, we were pleased to welcome a volunteer team made up of the wives and girlfriends of the Ottawa Senators, in collaboration with the Sens Foundation. These women chose to lend a hand on the build site as one more way to connect and give back in their community while helping Habitat […]
Have you heard the news? Habitat GO is opening its third ReStore this year! The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, April 7. The store, which is located on Iber Road in Stittsville, will be our largest to date with more than 24,000 square feet. We are currently looking for volunteers who would be interested […]
Friday, November 10 was a very special day as we were joined by Canadian veterans and active duty military members on our latest build in Orleans, as well as Lieutenant-General Honourable Andrew Leslie, the MP for Ottawa Orléans. This was Ottawa’s first-ever Veteran Build Day in part of Habitat GO’s 2017 Military Build program, sponsored […]
Military Build encourages Canadian veterans, active duty military members, and reserve members to give back to their community while helping Habitat GO partner with local low-income families who are building strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. Teams of 10 people will be invited to participate in a fun and rewarding “build day,” helping with the construction […]
We have exciting news to share about how you can support more Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa (Habitat GO) families than ever before. EXIT Realty Eastern Ontario, one of our dedicated sponsors, will be matching your donation and DOUBLING its impact until September 15, 2017. Their generous matching gift of up to $20,000 will help more families […]