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.
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha has been known to Buildertrend as a client for over seven years. Employees of the residential construction management software company took this partnership to a new level this year when Buildertrend became a Platinum Build Partner for a five-bedroom, two-bathroom home in north Omaha.
Habitat Omaha celebrated our partnership with Tyson Foods, helping their team members obtain mortgage readiness through Habitat Omaha’s Workforce program. Through the Almost Home program, people that don’t qualify for homeownership are given guidance on how to navigate the steps to become qualified. We are excited to help more Tyson Foods team members next year – and in the years to come!
There is strong evidence indicating that decent, affordable housing reduces chronic disease, lowers stress, diminishes infectious disease and leads to improved physical and mental health. Affordable housing frees up funds within tight family budgets for health care and quality food. To create a healthy community, we must have decent, affordable housing.
Habitat homeowner De Htoo opens the door to his new home where he plans to live with his son, Mu Kpaw and daughter-in-law, Paw Ler Wah.
Each year, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha depends on paid interns to assist in its efforts to build and rehabilitate affordable housing for families in Douglas, Sarpy, Washington, Burt and Saunders counties in Nebraska.
This year’s crop of five construction interns and one family services intern represent five colleges and universities, including the University of Colorado, Creighton University, Kansas State University, Metropolitan Community College and the University of Nebraska Omaha. All of them share a quest for professional knowledge and to serve families through Habitat’s vision, A world where everyone has a quality, safe and healthy place to live.
Thank you to everyone who came out to this year’s Habitat Fore! Humanity Golf Tournament. Thank you to our Co-Chairs, Carrie & Dan Zoucha, our event committee members, the Eagle Hills Golf Course for hosting our golf tournament and all of our Habitat Fore! Humanity sponsors, volunteers and the Omaha and Sarpy County communities!