Topic: Announcements

Building Homes, Building Hope – One Essay at a Time!

 10th Anniversary of the Genworth Canada Meaning of Home Contest Genworth Canada is supporting Habitat for Humanity Canada and Habitat Affiliates across the country including Habitat Nova Scotia, in giving families a safe and decent place to live, with the help of students in our local community through the annual Meaning of Home contest. The 10th… Read more »


Canada Builds takes over Halifax build for a week

Canada Builds Week For a whole week in June, volunteers from all over the country got together to participate in Canada Builds – a national program that aims to help hard-working families in Nova Scotia achieve their dream of safe and affordable housing in their communities. Making their way over to the East Coast, the Canada Builds team… Read more »


Women Build 2016 volunteers raise over $90,000

That’s a wrap, folks – Women Build 2016 is complete!  We had women from all walks of life come out during the Fall this year and support their community through hard work and tireless fundraising. With that said, we are happy to announce that Women Build 16′ has raised over $90,000! Without the effort of… Read more »


PVSC raises $17,000+ for Habitat NS in 2015-2016

After selecting Habitat NS as their annual corporate charity in early 2015, Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC), the assessment authority for Nova Scotia, has officially raised over $17,000 in support of affordable homeownership in Nova Scotia! The independent, not-for-profit organization was very creative with their fundraising and a variety of activities to make one of the biggest contributions Habitat… Read more »


Habitat NS launches inaugural “ManUp” program

Earlier in the year, we challenged a group of men in our community to raise $25,000 for the Drysdale Community Development  and encouraged them to “ManUp” to help build a home – the result was nothing short of a success for the first year program. The energy, drive and support of these men made this possible and we would like… Read more »


Habitat NS celebrates 2015 successes at Annual General Meeting

Last night Habitat Nova Scotia opened up the ReStore to supporters of the organization to celebrate the 2015 Annual General Meeting.  Volunteers, Staff and Members of the Board of Directors joined together to acknowledge both the successes of the past year and those individuals who contributed selflessly to improving homeownership in their community. Many were impressed to hear Habitat Nova Scotia… Read more »


Swiffer helping celebrate 25 years of Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore

$1 being donated with every transaction at Habitat’s ReStores until the end of month Swiffer is helping mark the 25th anniversary of Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore by donating $1 for every ReStore transaction from October 17 to October 31, helping more families build strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. Nova Scotia is now home… Read more »


Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia Opens Second ReStore

With a goal of increasing their capacity to build more affordable homes for provincial families, Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia celebrated the grand opening of its second ReStore at 127 Chain Lake Drive in Bayer’s Lake. The ReStore officially celebrated its grand opening today at 11:00am, with Deputy Mayor Matt Whitman alongside volunteers, supporters, customers… Read more »


Matt Andersen among artists announced to play Raise a Little Hellp – June 23

Buy Tickets  Matt Andersen, Dennis Ellsworth, Catherine MacLellan, and Jenn Grant will all be taking the stage for the eighth annual Raise A Little Hellp event on June 23rd. Delta Barrington & Delta Halifax have once again come through with amazing entertainment for their annual fundraiser, Raise A Little Hellp, proceeds from which support Habitat… Read more »


Delta Halifax ‘Raises A Little Hellp’ for Habitat NS

All good things must eventually come to an end. The annual Raise a Little Hellp event in support of Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia was a fundraising evening unlike any other in Halifax. It was a fantastic night of live performances from some of the Maritime’s top artists, incredible food displays and an auction with… Read more »