in Canada, 1 in 7 households do not have a decent place to call home

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is a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.

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is to mobilize volunteers and community partners to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership.

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Pizza + Petes = Affordable Housing!

Join Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region & Oldies 96.7 at Boston Pizza North for a special night in support of affordable homeownership! Including a live-to-air Oldies 96.7 Peterborough…

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Auction & Christmas Party

You are invited to join Habitat Peterborough & Kawartha Region and The Peterborough & The Kawarthas Home Builders Association (PKHBA), for the 4th annual PKHBA Charity Auction and Christmas party…

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2020 Meaning of Home Contest – Open for Submissions

The Meaning of Home contest, which runs from January 6, 2020, to February 21, 2020, invites Grades 4, 5 and 6 students from across Canada to submit a written poem…

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Meet the Hall Family

After being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a type of cancer, Sabrina struggled physically, emotionally and financially to provide a decent home for her family. Medical expenses and loss of income…

Meet the Jacobs Family

The Jacobs family are currently living in a very small 3-bedroom, one-bathroom home in Curve Lake. Their rental home needs new windows, doors, a new roof and many other necessary…

Meet the Goneau Family

Bonnie Goneau finds a feeling of home when she is surrounded by family, in a secure place that reflects their style. While renting an older home in Lindsay, Bonnie found…

Meet the Clark-Bandi Family

On July 28th, 2016, Habitat officially broke ground on the Community Build Warsaw Project located at 887 Peterborough Street in Warsaw. The three-bedroom, single-family detached home is being purchased by…

Meet the Mills Family

In 2017 the Mills family had to leave their rental apartment for their own safety due to the presence of black mold. They lived in a motel with their children….



Attention Parents and Teachers of Students in Grades 4, 5, or 6

The Meaning of Home contest, which runs from January 6, 2020, to February 21, 2020, invites Grades 4, 5 and 6 students from across Canada to submit a written poem…

14-Nov-2019 | Read More

Family of World War I Veterans Located After Medals Donated to Habitat for Humanity Peterborough ReStore

A surprise discovery leads to a happy ending for a local Peterborough woman. Catherine Allen was reunited with her father and grandfather’s World War I medals yesterday, thanks to weeks…

07-Nov-2019 | Read More

Hand’s Up, Bobcaygeon Summer Raffle – Winners!

The results are in – over $8,000 raised for affordable housing in the Bobcaygeon community! After a great summer of selling tickets, the Hands Up Bobcaygeon Summer Raffle came to…

25-Oct-2019 | Read More