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Read Habitat Canada Newsletter About Us

In the most recent Habitat Canada newsletter, Spirit, there is an excellent article by Ernie Fraser, a Canada Builds volunteer, about his experience working with us last summer.  To read this, please click below:

Spirit Newsletter

Government Continues to Support Habitat Yukon

On Thursday, November 27th, the Yukon Government invited Habitat to the Legislative Assembly for a tribute.  The Minister responsible for Community Services and the Yukon Housing Corporation Brad Cathers said, “Habitat for Humanity is a respected community partner in the development of affordable housing, and we are proud to support its work." He also announced that the Government of Yukon is contributing $300,000 from the Northern Housing Trust to Habitat for Humanity Yukon to continue its good work in developing affordable homes for the Yukoners in need.  Representatives of the other part

Canada Builds Team Helps Habitat Yukon

The first of five Canada Builds teams was in Whitehorse last week to assist us in completing the duplex at Whistle Bend.

RBC Supports Habitat Yukon

Our local RBC branch in Whitehorse presented a cheque for $10,000 to Habitat Yukon this month.

Rotary Helps Habitat Yukon

The Midnight Sun Rotary Club of Whitehorse was able to assist HFHY to purchase new ventilation equipment for one of our new homes in Whistle Bend.

Home and Haven Fundraiser a Big Success!!

The Rotary Club of Whitehorse fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity Yukon and Betty's Haven held on Saturday, January 25 was a big success.

Raffle Winners!!

The 2013 HFHY Raffle winners were decided at the draw on Tuesday, December 31 at MicMac Toyota.

RBC Donates to Habitat

At a ceremony on December 10, Mr. Colby Blair from RBC presented a cheque to Habitat for Humanity Yukon President Arthur Mitchell and Executive Director Stu Mackay.

Yukon government donates second Whistle Bend duplex lot to Habitat for Humanity

The Minister of Community Services and Yukon Housing Corporation Brad Cathers announced today that the second Habitat for Humanity Yukon duplex in Whistle Bend will be constructed for low-income families on lots donated by the Yukon government.

Yukon College Students a Big Help to Habitat!!

Three groups of students from Yukon College have been busy helping us out at our Pintail and Takhini River sites.


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