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Volunteer in 30 mins or less; Sign up to volunteer with Habitat For Humanity’s ReStore and other programs

Would you like to be part of a team of people who are working to transform our community, one family at a time?

Would you like to be part of a team of people who are working to transform our community, one family at a time?

I am happy to share the following message from Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga:

Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga is an organization that builds 13-15 houses a year in our shared community in hopes of eradicating poverty and precarious living in Halton and Mississauga.

Habitat is more than just a builder of homes though. Our affiliate runs three ReStores, a social enterprise that takes gently used home furnishings, appliances, along with other household items and sells them for a heavily reduced price. This gives people in the community an opportunity to save money on their purchases while diverting waste from landfills. In the past five years alone our ReStore has repurposed five million pounds of inventory that would have ended up as waste. The money raised in the ReStore pays all of our affiliate’s administrative and programming costs, ensuring donations to Habitat HM go directly to building new homes for families in the community.

We facilitate our ReStore and our many other programs through our dedicated volunteers. Whether they are in our ReStore, working on our build sites, helping at our office, on our board, or fixing damaged furniture at our ReVive DIY Centre, our volunteers make our dream of helping every person in Halton and Mississauga have a safe and decent place to live a little closer to reality.

Habitat’s ReStore and many other programs are facilitated through dedicated volunteers. Whether they are in our ReStore, working on our build sites, helping at our office, on our board, or fixing damaged furniture at our ReVive DIY Centre, our volunteers make our dream of helping every person in Halton and Mississauga have a safe and decent place to live a little closer to reality.

At Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, we want to make sure that volunteering and giving back to your community is as easy as possible. That is why you can now complete all of your training and sign-up for your first shift in less than 30 minutes. Head over to habitatvolunteer.ca/apply to become a volunteer!

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

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