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From Toys to Tables: Frank’s Skilled Hands and Heart of Gold

Frank Pickett grew up making his own wooden toys; now, he volunteers at the HabiStore as a woodworker, fixing high-end used furniture for resale in support of Habitat for Humanity Tucson’s mission.  “My father did some woodworking… When I was young, the neighbor boy and I used to make our own toys. We were relatively

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Habitat Happenings

Proud to be a strong mom: “This house will be ours, and just ours.”

Edith is a single mom with 2 children living in a one-bedroom apartment. She has been raising her children, Kiara and Kamil, by herself. “I didn’t choose to be a single mom. That just happened. I’ve been trying my best with my whole heart to give my kids everything that they need.” The apartment is

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Habitat Happenings

What an Affordable Home Means for Chelsea

A safe yard where they can play. A strong roof that never leaks. Enough room inside to eat, and play, and learn without crashing into one another. All that is possible with an affordable Habitat home.

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Family Stories

“Such a Blessing” : A Critical Home Repair Story

Ana Gutierrez has always loved living in her home in South Tucson. She shares the home with her husband and son, and they even raise a few chickens in their backyard. But last winter, her roof started leaking and needed repairs. Her husband needed foot surgery around the same time, which meant they could not
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Habitat Happenings

What I love about Habitat Tucson

Madison Owen partnered with Habitat through Beloved in the Desert, Episcopal Service Corps. The Episcopal Service Corps is a network of young adults passionate about serving others, promoting social justice, deepening spiritual awareness, discerning vocation, and living in community.

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Habitat Happenings

Janvier & Yvonne

[mk_blockquote font_family="none"] “Our dream is to have our own house,” says Janvier. “Our future we want to be a happy future.” [/mk_blockquote] Originally from the Republic of Congo, Janvier and Yvonne, and their four children have been living in a small apartment in Tucson for the past three years. With four young ones under the
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Volunteer

Turning Faith Into Action – Elaine

Elaine is a Beloved In The Desert member, which is the newest program in the Episcopal Service Corp. It is a program in which young adults spend an entire year of intentional living, service, and prayer. Wanting to gain new life experiences, Elaine was excited to serve others in a way that she has not before, and Habitat
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