"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
"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
"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.
"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,
"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
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.