Edmonton’s First Interfaith Build to Begin in May

Habitat for Humanity volunteers gather at Anderson Gardens’ dedication ceremony. A new partnership between Habitat for Humanity Edmonton and the Capital Region Interfaith Initiative will see volunteers assisting with our community’s first Interfaith Build. The initiative will begin May 2nd and will conclude on May 31st. With support from the Capital Region Interfaith Housing Initiative,Continue reading “Edmonton’s First Interfaith Build to Begin in May”

From Homeless to Business Tycoon

The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce and the Homeless Commission present: From Homeless to Business Tycoon, Frank O’Dea, founder of Second Cup Over the last three years, more than 1,600 people have been housed under Edmonton’s Plan to End Homelessness.  Internationally renowned entrepreneur Frank O’Dea, who founded Second Cup, the largest chain of gourmet coffees andContinue reading “From Homeless to Business Tycoon”

Habitat for Humanity Interfaith Build

One of the strategies in the “Congregational Housing Action Guide” is for local faith congregations to partner with Habitat for Humanity in the construction of affordable housing units. In May, members of Edmonton faith communities are invited to move from words to action to provide affordable housing for local families. Habitat for Humanity is hostingContinue reading “Habitat for Humanity Interfaith Build”

Congregational Workshop on Homelessness and Affordable Housing

We will be presenting an introductory workshop on homelessness and affordable housing for members of local congregations. The workshop is designed to help congregations discern social justice commitments appropriate for their community, addressing homelessness being one possible response. It will be an opportunity to learn about the different strategies suggested in the Congregational Action Guide.Continue reading “Congregational Workshop on Homelessness and Affordable Housing”