Habitat for Humanity Canada brings communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership.
The Podcast will focus on the critical role affordable homeownership plays in helping families create a new foundation for a stronger future, one that’s filled with possibilities and progress. Affordable homeownership allows families to foster the skills and confidence they need to invest in themselves and their communities, which has a life-changing impact on their lives.
How Habitat’s affordable homeownership works
Mark Rodgers, Habitat Canada's President and CEO, explains how Habitat's unique model of affordable homeownership works and how it is making a difference in the lives of families across Canada.
How Nissan, Whirlpool and Genworth help drive Habitat’s mission
Nissan Canada, Whirlpool and Genworth Canada are just three of the many corporate donors that support Habitat for Humanity Canada’s work – through donations, but also through employee engagement. Find out how these three organizations are committed to making a difference with Habitat.
Habitat Canada’s President and CEO, Mark Rodgers, says volunteers can raise funds and provide sponsorships. But they can also get intimately involved in the mission, building a home for a family in need.
CMHC and Habitat Canada: Partnering to build more affordable homes
Charlie MacArthur from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) joins Mark Rodgers, Habitat Canada’s President and CEO, as they talk about the partnership between the two organizations and how that’s impacted the development of the National Housing Strategy and key Habitat initiatives.
The gift of giving with HGTV star Scott McGillivray and Habitat homeowner Karen
Featuring HGTV star Scott McGillivray and Habitat homeowner Karen, we explore how giving is at the heart of Habitat for Humanity Canada’s work. Thousands of families have achieved their goal of affordable homeownership because of donors and volunteers and welcoming communities across the country who share Habitat’s vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Volunteering at home and abroad with Habitat Canada’s Global Village
Habitat Canada’s Global Village is an international volunteer program that is driven by thousands of volunteers who work hand in hand with local Habitat for Humanity organizations around the world to build and improve housing for people in need of decent shelter. Find out from two Habitat Canada Global Village volunteers about the change they are helping to make in Canada and around the world.
The next generation: Engaging young Canadians in the Habitat mission
Josh Morrison started raising $100,000 (in pennies!) to build a Habitat home when he was 12. Peter Oliviera and Alison Kong-Foon volunteer with their university Habitat for Humanity campus chapter – a chapter Peter co-founded with fellow engineering students. Find out how youth are making a difference with Habitat for Humanity in this week’s podcast.