Elly Heckel is passionate about community service and has supported Habitat for Humanity of Omaha the past six years. From helping build homes to taking photos and attending events, Elly shared why she likes to advocate for Habitat Omaha.
Story Collection: Volunteers
Deer Park holds special meaning for Habitat Omaha as our first neighborhood revitalization partner. Since 2011, we’ve worked together with the neighborhood to demolish condemned houses; build, renovate and sell Habitat Omaha homes to first-time homeowners; and make repairs to owner-occupied homes.
From helping with recycling, to passing out spoons at the ice cream truck, Kyle Sheppard was eager to jump in and assist where needed during Habitat for Humanity of Omaha’s 2019 Home Builders Blitz.
Mike Mendlick remembers watching as local builders constructed homes in just five days during Habitat for Humanity of Omaha’s 2009 Home Builders Blitz. After seeing everyone come together to complete the houses, Mike was inspired to pick up a hammer himself.
Guest blogger Stephanie Dubinsky concludes her chronicles of the Habitat Omaha Global Village trip to Cape Town.
Volunteer Stephanie Dubinsky continues her chronicles of the Habitat Omaha Global Village trip to Cape Town in part 2 of her 3-part guest blog series.