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.
Through our Almost Home efforts, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha helps people who don’t currently qualify for our Homeownership Program navigate the complicated steps to becoming “mortgage ready” – a key milestone on the road to homeownership.
Julie Dodd is an office volunteer who has worked with many Habitat for Humanity of Omaha departments since she stepped foot through our doors seven years ago.
August knew he would serve his country since he was a teenager, but as he planned for his future, he never imagined he would experience homelessness.
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.
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.