The History of Habitat for Humanity Mississauga
In Canada’s seventh largest city, a group of creative and committed people came together with the vision to start a Habitat affiliate in Mississauga. After community consultations, the group formed a Steering Committee in 2004 and went through the various applications for incorporation, charitable…
My First Framing Day – A Habitat Build Story
On Saturday, September 21, 2002 I attended my first Framing Day Event for Habitat For Humanity. A day that will always remembered as one of the top ten remarkable days in my life. When I first signed up for Framing Day I tried to convince my…
Opening Habitat HM’s First ReStore
Today, Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga’s Burlington ReStore is the top performing ReStore in the country, but did you know it had humble beginnings? In the spring of 2001, while the affiliate was planning its first build, the Board of Directors decided the affiliate needed ongoing funding…
Under Construction – A new Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Burlington
As part of our 20th Anniversary Celebrations, Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga is looking back at our history. Our first feature, written by Susan Goetz, focuses on the origins of Habitat HM – originally known as Habitat for Humanity Burlington.