Across Canada, 150 new homes are being built to commemorate Canada’s 150th.
Kelly Holmes-Binns, CEO of Habitat for Humanity Regina says deserving families who need a home simply need to fit Habitat for Humanity’s criteria.
“We’re looking for families that meet our income requirements, and have a stable income, and also have the need for safe and affordable housing,” she said.
Holmes-Binns says it’s also important for the families to become ambassadors for Habitat for Humanity as well contributing 500 hours of sweat equity to the builds.
Former President Jimmy Carter, meanwhile, was released from Winnipeg’s St. Boniface General Hospital Friday after becoming dehydrated while volunteering on the project in the Manitoba capital.
The 92-year-old and attended a devotional service Friday morning to begin the last day of the Habitat for Humanity home-building project.
For more information visit http://www.habitatregina.ca/