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Habitat Announces New Board of Directors

June 23, 2020 |

Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area (HFHSSMA) held their 18th Annual General Meeting this past Monday – though it was their first time having done so virtually. In Monday’s Zoom meeting, the non-profit announced some substantial changes to both the structure of the Board and the Board itself. The Board welcomed a new…

Habitat ReStore to “ReOpen” on Tuesday

June 4, 2020 |

After months of online-only sales due to the coronavirus pandemic, Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area (HFHSSMA) has announced that the ReStore will reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 9th at 12:00 p.m. The store on White Oak Drive will open with health and safety measures in place to protect the welfare…

Local Habitat Selects Next Homeowners

June 3, 2020 |

Local Habitat Selects Next Homeowners Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area (HFHSSMA) has selected a family to become the homeowners of their next build on Oakwood Drive. The non-profit organization is pleased to announce they will be working with Tracy Poliquin, her mother, Carol-Anne Grisdale, and her daughter, Riddley Proulx, on this new…

Local Habitat for Humanity Organizes Virtual #GivingTuesday Concert

May 1, 2020 |

On Tuesday, May 5, local musicians will be virtually rocking the stage in support of Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area for Giving Tuesday Now. Due to their many upcoming fundraising events, such as a Shane Chisholm concert, being cancelled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, HFHSSMA faced some obstacles for fundraising…

Obstacles Inspiring Innovation: How Local Habitat for Humanity is Adapting in the Face of COVID-19

April 21, 2020 |

Given the choice to sink or swim, small businesses and charities everywhere are getting creative to overcome the unprecedented challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.   Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area (HFHSSMA) has put on their thinking caps in order to adapt their operations to the new world in which we find…

Local Family Moves into New Habitat Home

March 30, 2020 |

Despite the challenging situation COVID-19 has created, Danielle became Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area’s (HFHSSMA) newest homeowner when she moved into her new Habitat home with her three children, Nashoba, Niyana, and Nova-Anne this past Saturday. As a single mother, Danielle is happy to finally have stability, a sense of belonging, and…

Country Star Shane Chisholm Returning Home to Perform in Sault, Raise Funds for Local Habitat for Humanity

March 9, 2020 |

Four-time Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) award winner and Sault native Shane Chisholm will be returning home to rock the stage and help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area (HFHSSMA). This one-time event will take place at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre on Saturday, April 11th, 2020 with doors opening…