Habitat Omaha Family

Stories

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.

Petition your elected representatives

Petition your elected representatives

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.

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Bettye’s Blessing

Bettye’s Blessing   Bettye Coleman spent more than 12 years comforting patients’ loved ones, and doing HR tasks and other duties as an employee of Select Specialty Hospital. One day in 2022, a...

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Jeanne and Roy Wilson’s Sunny Skies 

Jeanne and Roy Wilson’s Sunny Skies 

Roy Wilson and his wife, Jeanne, were two people affected by the floods that occurred in March 2019 from rain combined with fast snow melt. The couple’s home in the Green Acres area of Bellevue was soaked, and the Wilsons lost 40 years’ worth of possessions.

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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.

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Workforce Program: Tyson and Habitat Omaha

Workforce Program: Tyson and Habitat 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!

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Petition your elected representatives

Petition your elected representatives

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.

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