Story Collection: Volunteers

Our collective impact in 2019

Our collective impact in 2019

These numbers and the results they represent would not be possible without our many partnerships, including the one we have with you. Together, we responded to devastating floods, provided affordable home loans to families, helped individuals repair their houses, and much more.

Buildertrend sponsors its first home

Buildertrend sponsors its first home

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 Interns Build It Forward for Their Career and Community

Habitat Omaha Interns Build It Forward for Their Career and Community

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.

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.

Volunteer spotlight: Meet Amber

Volunteer spotlight: Meet Amber

Volunteering at a Habitat for Humanity build site is one of Amber Minick’s bucket list items. She regularly volunteers at the West Maple Habitat ReStore.

By the numbers: Habitat Omaha volunteers

By the numbers: Habitat Omaha volunteers

Volunteers served 82,800+ hours with us last year, helping build strong, stable homes and neighborhoods. That’s a lot of volunteer time! Take a look at a few of our 2019 volunteer stats.