Our Impact

About, Habitat for Humanity Waterloo

For the past 30 years Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region has been able to help more than 143 families locally build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership.

The Benefits Are Real

Affordable homeownership enables families to build a foundation for a better future by fostering the skills and confidence they need to invest in themselves and their communities. This has a life-changing impact on their lives. Habitat homeowners report being happier, healthier and more financially secure after moving into their home. Through reduced reliance on social services and better educational and employment outcomes, every Habitat home helps to generate $175,000 worth of benefits to the local community.

Why We Matter

2018 Impact Report

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In 2018


Volunteers, Habitat for Humanity Waterloo

1,405

individual volunteers in 2018


Hours Given, Habitat for Humanity Waterloo

41,000

hours given by those volunteers


Homes Built in Waterloo, Habitat for Humanity Waterloo

6 Homes

were built in Waterloo Region

Did you know?

There is a multitude of ways to give to Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region, helping you become a part of the impact we have on the lives of others. 

Ways to Give

Our Impact, Habitat for Humanity Waterloo

Since 1988


Homeowners, Habitat for Humanity Waterloo

143

low-income working families became Habitat homeowners 


Partner With Habitat Become Volunteers, Habitat for Humanity Waterloo

89%

of families that partner with Habitat become volunteers in their communities


Donating, Habitat for Humanity Waterloo

88%

of HopeBuilders have been donating monthly for 3 or more years

  • "After working side by side with future Habitat homeowners I’ve learned that I’m the fortunate one."
    Rolf - Habitat Volunteer

Stories From Our Families

  • Paige - Kehl Street Homeowner

    • "Through Habitat for Humanity we have learned so far with volunteering with them, is when people come together to do good things, great things happen."
      Paige - Habitat Volunteer

  • Jane - Kehl Street Homeowner

    • "For some people, a house might just be another thing to check off your life list. But, for us it really is EVERYTHING!"
      Jane - Habitat Homeowner

  • Sharlene - Kehl Street Homeowner

    • "I just wanted to dance around in the kitchen! I cook and bake a lot and I've always wanted a kitchen that can truly be the heart of our home."
      Sharlene - Habitat Homeowner

  • Penny - Howe Drive Homeowner

    • "I can't believe what Habitat Waterloo Region has done for me and my daughter. I love seeing her take such pride in our home."
      Penny - Habitat Homeowner

  • Eleanor - Daniel Avenue Homeowner

    • "We have been really blessed to grow up with the other families on our street, their children, and now grandchildren!"
      Eleanor - Habitat Homeowner

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With a little help, we all have the potential to stand on our own.

Your financial support, your voice and your time will help bring strength, stability and independence to families in need of a decent place to live.

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