The Lefebvre Family

‎ "My family and I are forever grateful for the opportunity to be a partner family with Habitat for Humanity.  Justin’s line of work is building houses. For Holly, it has been a great learning experience so far and lots of fun to be able to do it with him. ‎ Before

The Wilke Family

‎ "My journey with Habitat started last fall when I lost my housing unexpectedly. My housing situation before that was perfect. Low rent, centrally located, and I had an amazing landlord. I was planning to live there until both of my kids graduated because everything was perfect. Then the day came that

The Lavinder Family

‎ "We are a family of five people, two adults and 3 children. Throughout our ten years of marriage, we have had to move seven times. We have always lived in questionable neighborhoods, or have had some bad landlords, or huge problems with the apartments themselves, or a combination of the three.

The Elliott Family

‎ "My name is Cassie, and I have three kids ages 5, 6, and 7. I became a single mother in 2017, at the age of 24 with full custody of my kids. I was very uneducated when it came to managing my bills, money, and the expenses that came with being

The Hobson Family

‎ "My journey with Helena Area Habitat for Humanity (HAHFH) and the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation (RLACF) started in February 2019, when a representative from RLACF, who had partnered with HAHFH, visited my place of work in hopes of spreading the word about an amazing homeownership opportunity coming to our small,

The Johnson-Rogers Family

‎ "I have known about Habitat for Humanity for 22 years. When I was 11 and 12 years old, Habitat helped my mother build a home for her and her 10 children which was big enough to fit all of us in it and that is when I moved to Red Lodge.

The Hay Family

‎ "My name is Tanya Hay.  I am from Red Lodge, Montana. My family goes back 4 generations and they originally homesteaded near where I'm building my house in the Spires neighborhood. ‎ I have 2 amazing kids, Braelyn and Kobe, and they are 15 and 7 years old, a sophomore in

The Babcock Family

‎ "Three years ago, I was at rock bottom in my life. I had no self-worth, no hope, no thoughts of myself deserving a good life. I was incarcerated and pregnant with the clothes on my back. Homeless, in a badly abusive relationship and addicted to drugs. I desperately wanted a different

The Benevides Family

‎ "I had heard of Habitat for Humanity, but I didn't really know much about it. Initially, I thought you got a free house. I first applied for Habitat in April of 2019 and I didn't get in. I reapplied in August of 2019 and found out in December that my family

The Desjarlais Family

Autumn Desjarlais is a Habitat Homeowner in the Mountain View Meadows subdivision, and the mother of four. Below she shares how important being a homeowner is to her and her family. “I have known about Habitat for a few years now, and like many others, I thought it was a free house.