CUMIS, a division of The Co-operators group, holds true to one of the 7 major co-op principles: giving back to the communities in which they operate. Recently, Kelly Tryon of CUMIS presented a $25,000 cheque to John Gerrard, CEO of Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga (HFHHM). “It is truly inspiring to see so many of our …

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We’ve all heard the saying ‘it’s a dirty job but somebody’s gotta do it’. Luckily for Habitat Halton-Mississauga, STRONE came to the rescue recently, donating their restoration expertise at the Mariner Court build site. Headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, STRONE is a locally based company that provides in-house response, restoration, and remediation services. Started 29 years …

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You don’t have to lift a hammer to help! Hosting an event to help support Habitat for Humanity and our home builds in our community is the perfect way to give back to families in need of a safe, decent and affordable place to call “home”. Whether you decide to plan a golf tournament with your …

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If you’ve been to one of our ReStores lately, you may have noticed some new decor we’re featuring – blue hammers and green houses. We’re talking about our new Restore fundraising campaign of course, where customers can donate a loonie or a toonie to buy a paper hammer or house in support of Habitat. It’s …

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Refugees. Every day we turn on the news, we’re bombarded by shocking stories of families fleeing everything they know to find a better life for themselves and their families, away from harm and persecution. The more stories we hear, the more we learn about their dire circumstances, the more we are compelled to step in …

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What’s in a name? Well, a name is a pretty important thing. And now that we’re growing and starting multiple projects in locations all over Halton and Mississauga, it’s getting a bit confusing to have multiple properties in Burlington and Mississauga with more to come. That’s why Habitat has decided to name all of our …

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On Friday, April 29th, local dignitaries, volunteers, donors, Habitat board members, staff and members of the community gathered at our property in Georgetown for our official groundbreaking ceremony and to celebrate the beginning of the transformation of the the iconic Exchange Hotel building and surrounding property into Habitat houses #41-45 for 5 local Georgetown families …

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Thanks to the leadership of Councillor Carolyn Parrish and Mayor Bonnie Crombie, we’re very excited to announce that Habitat is adding another property in Mississauga to our growing build inventory. The City of Mississauga has donated the former fire station, located on Victory Crescent in the suburb of Malton, to Habitat for the price of …

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Since breaking ground in March, the clean up and remediation of the property has been in full swing. It is very important to Habitat that we ensure the safety of our volunteers and the long term health of the family, so our wonderful friends from Strone have been hard at work making sure everything is …

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If you’ve been following along on our social media channels lately (meaning our Facebook at Twitter accounts), you’ll know we’ve been hard at work getting our 13 homes ready for their big debut in the fall of this year. Thanks to lots of help from all of our corporate Adopt-A-day sponsors and dedicated Crew Leaders …

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