As a child, Michigan State Representative Ben Frederick and his family finally found stability in a Habitat home. As a grownup, Frederick sought an answer to the question: “How can I, in some small way, be worthy of all this?”
After their house was damaged during a violent storm, 10-year-old Oliwia and her family couldn’t live in their own home, play in their own yard and pick apples from their trees — until they found Habitat Poland.
With a focus on lifting up and bringing lasting change to communities, Habitat works with local partners to implement solutions as unique as the neighborhoods themselves. Take a closer look at efforts underway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Muncie, Indiana — and two residents who have made the cause their own.
After coming across a listing for an AmeriCorps position at Habitat for Humanity International, Anna Noonan felt that she finally had found an outlet where she could both contribute and grow in a meaningful way.