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Women Build Volunteers Hard at Work

On Saturday, August 3, a group of women volunteers spent a day moving a ton of gravel at our Women Build site in the Whistle Bend Subdivision.  Many thanks to Yukon Women in Trades and Technology (YWITT) for helping to organize their participation and thanks to Kim, Bev, Greg, Ann Marie, Bonnie, Jessie and Christine for helping out.

Global Village Team Visits the Yukon

A team of 11 volunteers from Ottawa and Toronto arrived in the Yukon on June 20 to spend a week working on the “First House” project at the Takhini River Subdivision.

Habitat Raffle Tickets On Sale!!

You could win a new Toyota Rav4 in this year's Habitat raffle!!  Tickets are just $20.  Look for us at major stores or you can buy them at these supporting businesses:

Women Build Project Begins

Habitat Yukon's Women Build duplex project in the Whistle Bend subdivision started in earnest in June. The ground has been cleared and compacted and the footings have been poured.

Habitat homeowners are happier, healthier and more financially secure

Through a new study led and funded by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), it’s been found that affordable Habitat for Humanity homeownership contributes to families becoming happier and healthier, and enjoying improvements in their children’s well being and school performance.

Rotary Donates $5,000

In April, the Rendezvous Rotary Club of Whitehorse held a very successful “Artshare” project with the proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity Yukon and ShelterBox Canada.

CAFN/HFHY Receive National Recognition

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) and Habitat for Humanity Yukon have received national recognition for our Kų Kàtthe Ä’ą or “First House” project in the Takhini River subdivision.

2012 Raffle Winners

Ms. Somjing Carter of Whitehorse was the grand prize winner of the 2012 Ford Escape Raffle. Her lucky ticket was purchased at Kal Tire and was drawn on December 31 at Whitehorse Motors. Mr. Mark Smith, also of Whitehorse, was second prize winner of the $1,000 Gift Certificate from Kal Tire. His lucky ticket was purchased from Builders' Supplyland.

Yukon government donates Whistle Bend lots to Habitat for Humanity!!

The first Habitat for Humanity duplex in Whistle Bend will soon be constructed for deserving families on lots donated by the Yukon government, Community Services Minister Elaine Taylor and the Minister responsible for Yukon Housing Corporation Scott Kent announced today. "We are pleased to work together with Habitat for Humanity to provide land for the construction of adequate and affordable housing for Yukon families,”

What a Glorious Week!!

From September 9-16, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) and Habitat For Humanity Yukon (HFHY) hosted the members of Habitat Canada's National Leadership Council at our new site at the Takhini River Subdivision.

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