Habitat ReStore Drogheda: DAF project funding

In April 2022, Habitat ReStore opened in Drogheda, at Donore Industrial Park. To launch ReStore within the local community in Louth, Habitat secured funding from Dormant Accounts Fund (DAF). This funding supported Habitat to promoting the opening of ReStore, to local...

Ukraine Crisis: Marina’s Story

Marina and her children were forced to leave their home behind, fleeing the violence in Ukraine. Habitat for Humanity has supported Marina and her children, securing temporary accommodation in Poland. The loud explosions jolted Marina and her husband from their...

Removing the Stony Heart – Lent 2022

Habitat’s third Lent Devotion comes from Juan de Dios Valdez. Juan is the director of internal audit for the Latin America and Caribbean area of Habitat for Humanity International. And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I...

New Creations in Christ – Lent 2022

Our second Lent Devotion is written by Rowena Cuanico, talent acquisition specialist and interim regional safeguarding focal person for the Asia/Pacific area of Habitat for Humanity International. So whoever is in Christ is a new creation: the old things have passed...

ReStore Stories: Adam

Habitat ReStore is the low cost DIY store that builds hope and homes. We help local families improve their homes for less and provide volunteer opportunities for people of all ages and abilities, including Adam Harkin. Adam (21) started volunteering with Habitat...

Waiting in Hope: Advent 2021

Jenny Williams is Chief Executive of Habitat for Humanity Ireland. As the season of Advent comes to a close, her reflection reminds us why we are celebrating. and that there are many out there who don’t have a safe home this Christmas. Read her Advent reflection...

Advent 2021: The True Meaning of Christmas

Mary Dunnion is a Lecturer at Letterkenny IT, Donegal, and Habitat supporter. Since 2010 Mary has led LYIT student teams to build in partnership with Habitat in Malawi, Zambia and India. Read her Advent reflection below: During the past 11 years I have travelled to...

Advent 2021: Building Relationships

Paddy has been involved for many years supporting Habitat through volunteering at events; as part of the Gilnahirk/St. Colmcille’s church partnership and as a Youth Build Leader to Romania. Paddy was also part of the Panel that helped set up Habitat’s Youth Advocacy...

City of God: Advent 2021

Fr. Raymond is the Catholic chaplain at Ulster University, Coleraine as well as serving as part of the clergy team in St. Patrick’s, Portrush. Raymond’s involvement with Habitat stretches nearly 20 years – integral to the Ethiopia partnership having led multiple...