Habitat for Humanity is an international, non-profit, non-governmental, faith-based organization dedicated to eliminating poverty housing and to making adequate, affordable housing a matter of conscience and action.

Habitat for Humanity invites people from a broad spectrum of social, ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds to work in partnership with us to build both homes and hope for families in need.

Habitat Explained

This three minute animation will help you understand who we are, what we do and how we do it!


What's New At Habitat

Youth Build - #HYPBuildSL

Fall, 2014, Sarnia, ON

The youth are doing it again! Nearly 200 young people aged 16-25 are teaming up to build another house in our second Habitat Youth Program (HYP!) project.  The ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for Monday, October 6 – World Habitat Day.  Stay tuned for more details!

Partnering with Lambton College - #LCStudentBuild

July 31, 2014, Sarnia, ON

The keys to the 30th Habitat home were handed to Megan and her daughter Tori, marking the completion of the second build in conjunction with Lambton College. Thank you to the students and faculty of Lambton College, and all the other volunteers – you all did a fantastic job!  We couldn’t have done it without all your hard work and dedication! Read the news article.

The ReStore - #HabitatReStoreSarnia / @ReStoreSarnia

Spring, 2014

Congratulations to the team at the ReStore!  Our ReStore ranked 11th overall in sales across Canada and is the top ranked small volume store in the nation!  What an impressive showing!  We are extremely blessed to have the most amazing volunteers in our organization.  From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for everything you do.  Together we are building homes, building hope and changing lives.  We would be remiss if we did not also take the time to thank our very generous donors and customers.  We are so appreciative of all the donations and love to see new and regular customers every day.  For donation pick-ups, please call the ReStore at 519-339-7957 x 0.  See you soon!

Social Media

Like us on Facebook and you will find build updates and pictures, as well as goings-on at the ReStore!  We are also on Twitter!  Follow the builds @habitatsarnia and the ReStore @ReStoreSarnia for all the latest news, updates and promotions!  Also, feel free to send us pictures of what you have created with your finds at the ReStore using #HabitatReStoreSarnia and we might just add your photo to our idea board!

Women’s Build - #WomenBuildSL

August 2014, Petrolia, ON

Our inaugural WomenBuild is wrapping up!  The build on Northridge Place in Petrolia, in conjunction with Lambton County Developmental Services is nearly finished and the keys will be given to Sharon and Karen at the dedication ceremony on Tuesday, September 16, 2014!  A reception will be held at Crabby Joe’s after the ceremony.  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more details!

Youth Build - #HYPBuildSL

June 19, 2014, Sarnia, ON

The Esengi family danced, sang and celebrated as they received the keys to their new home.  Our first ever Habitat Youth Program (HYP!) build was a life changing experience for all involved.  A huge thank you goes out to the young people that worked through the bitter winter weather without complaint to make this house a home. Read the news article.