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From volunteering and donating to purchasing homes, shopping at Omaha’s Habitat ReStore and so much more, people partner with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha in a variety of ways. It’s these people who shape Habitat Omaha and help us as we strive to achieve our vision, “a world where everyone has a decent place to live”. Learn more about Habitat Omaha and find out how you can get involved by reading their stories.

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Bluestem Prairie Behind the Scenes: Greg Peterson, Former City Planner and Consultant

Bluestem Prairie Behind the Scenes: Greg Peterson, Former City Planner and Consultant

For more than 50 years, Greg Peterson has helped build beloved landmarks across Omaha as a City Planner and Consultant. CHI Arena and Convention Center, Union Pacific, First National Bank, Omaha World Herald and numerous other projects. These projects have left a transformative impact on our city.

For Greg’s next project, he wanted to give back and help make Omaha a stronger community.

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Home Repair Spotlight: Meet Peggy

Home Repair Spotlight: Meet Peggy

Peggy has lived in her home since 2000, and the roof has fallen into disrepair. She was initially resistant to participate in the Veterans Repair Corps Program because she did not want to take anything away from other veterans who may need the help more than she does. Eventually, she agreed to work with Habitat to make repairs to her roof and windows.

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