This summer, we said goodbye to our AmeriCorps construction crew leader of two years, Vanessa! Click to read her reflection.
Jasmin Harrison, an Albany High 2019 graduate, is interning with us this summer from the Bank of America Student Leader program before beginning college this fall.*
Read on to hear from her about her experience so far.
For most people, buying a home is an essential part of financial independence. However, for many of our community’s families, homeownership is out of reach. Low-wage jobs with few benefits make it impossible for a family to afford a decent place to live, much less qualify to purchase a home of their own. Families are forced to make impossible choices. Rent or healthcare? Food or school supplies? What would you choose?
This summer, we plan to return to the neighborhood a greenspace for quiet, peaceful reflection and remembrance of the 12th Ward WWII veterans. Efforts are underway to construct a simple memorial, landscaping and flag.
But you help is needed to finish the rest of the park.
You may already know a little bit about how Habitat works. But do you know what the typical Habitat house looks like here in the Capital District? Let us take you through one of the most affordable homes recently sold in the Capital District.