January 13, 2016 Volunteer 1 Comment

The cold winter weather may have finally arrived, but the team at Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga won’t let a little snow stand in the way of progress. The duplex build project on the corner of Bronte Street South and Barton Street in Milton is moving full speed ahead.

After finishing the exterior siding and soffits just in time for the first major storm of the year, the focus of the project has now turned to completing the interiors of both units. Heaters have been installed to make the homes toasty warm and ready for the volunteers to start turning these houses into homes for the Davis and Sakki families.

With projects ahead like insulation, drywall, painting and trim work, now is the perfect time to lend a helping hand in our community. There really is a job for everyone, even if you’d hesitate to refer to yourself as a “handy” person.

But working on a Habitat build isn’t just about giving back, it’s also about learning new skills that you can use again and again. You don’t need to be experienced, you just need to show up with a smile on your face and a can-do attitude. Our trained volunteers are there every step of the way, teaching you how to complete each project and answering every question you may have along the way. It won’t take long before you’re a pro and showing someone else the ropes.

Ready to pitch in and get this project over the finish line? Well, you’re in luck! Signing up to volunteer with Habitat is quick and easy. All you need to do is visit habitathm.ca/volunteer, and in 30 minutes or less, you’ll be set up and ready to go for your first shift.

Stay active this winter and make 2016 the year that you help Habitat change lives in Halton and Mississauga.

Written by Sarah Golan