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Toni Laxague: 20 years of breaking the patterns of poverty through giving

Toni Laxague began volunteering with Habitat for Humanity Tucson in 2004. Little did she know, it would be the beginning of a 20-year legacy. Habitat was a name she knew of and recognized. As a busy professional working 60-hour work weeks as a legal assistant, she didn’t necessarily have time to volunteer. But inspired by

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Habitat Tucson

A Phoenix Rising: This is Diana

Most of us can’t imagine losing our home and precious possessions to a burning fire, but that’s what Diana and her children endured. After the fire, Diana, her teenage daughter Xaryana, and her 4-year-old son Aiden moved into a hotel room. When they could no longer afford to pay for the hotel, a family friend

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A woman for women: Linda Seitz

In 2009, with the support of her two adult children, Linda left Columbus, Ohio and moved to Tucson for a job with the University of Arizona. She had always known about Habitat for Humanity and kept her eyes on it, especially with ambassadors such as Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter. After 30 years of working in

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Habitat Tucson

From Impossible to Possible: Frances’s Story

“I got a letter that my rent was going up… I was devastated. I started looking, but everything’s so expensive right now. Interest rates are so high. For me, it’s not so much about the long-term cost, but if I can’t do the monthly payment there’s no way around it. It was impossible.” Frances has

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Habitat Happenings

A Mother & Daughter Juggling It All For Their Family of 7

Jackie is a single mom of four. Along with her mother, Christina, she also raises her niece. Together, they are a family of 7, surviving on one income. Jackie has always worked and she’s proud of raising her kids as a single mom. “The only help I get is from my mom, who watches the

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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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Volunteer as a Group with Habitat Tucson!

If you’ve already spent money on ropes courses, picnics and retreats, it’s time to try something new! Join Habitat for Humanity Tucson as a group – with your company, church or service organization. There are a lot of ways in which you can support Habitat Tucson’s mission, that becomes fun, memorable and rewarding team builders!   If you are passionate about

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Habitat Happenings

A letter from a grateful Habitat mom

Every Habitat homebuyer contributes 250 or more hours of sweat equity, and their children above 16 are invited to help them with their hours by participating as well. Our homebuyer Cassandra has three kids, two daughters and a son named CJ. CJ has a rare condition affecting his ability to balance. CJ was so excited

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Habitat Happenings

Building and believing for a better tomorrow: Lilybeth and Hiram

Lilybeth and Hiram met at church when they were 19 and 21, and Hiram now plays guitar in a worship band with his father and brother three times a week. When we asked them how they’d describe their family, the first thing that they said was, “We’re Christian.” Hiram and Lilybeth have lots of family

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Events

Rosalynn Carter Wall Raising Tribute

On Saturday, December 16, 2023, more than 100 volunteers came together to raise the walls of seven (7) homes to honor the life and legacy of an American first lady and one of Habitat’s most devoted volunteers: Rosalynn Carter and her selfless dedication to Habitat for Humanity’s mission. When former first lady Rosalynn Carter volunteered

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