Story Collection: Volunteers

Rebuilding Neighborhoods

Rebuilding Neighborhoods

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.

Fond farewells and new friends

Fond farewells and new friends

Guest blogger Stephanie Dubinsky concludes her chronicles of the Habitat Omaha Global Village trip to Cape Town.

Continuing to build in Cape Town

Continuing to build in 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.

Cape Town bound

Cape Town bound

Experience Habitat Omaha’s recent Global Village trip to Cape Town, South Africa, through the eyes and adventures of volunteer and guest blogger Stephanie Dubinsky.

Phylis’ letter: You can’t put a price on inspiration

Phylis’ letter: You can’t put a price on inspiration

Phylis’ street was revitalized during the year’s first Rock the Block held in Omaha’s Minne Lusa neighborhood. She shared a letter, reflecting on how the experience has changed her home, her neighborhood and her outlook.

Bearing burdens, replenishing hope

Bearing burdens, replenishing hope

Caren Woodruff, 2019 Habitat Omaha Power Woman of the Year, has said the sacred trust of a strong community is revealed when people support others during difficult times, as well as allow themselves to be supported when in need.