Habitat for Humanity

The house that RHS Youth Initiative built

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Kids are always up to something. At Rockford High School (RHS), the Youth Initiative club proved they were up to the organization’s most ambitious project ever. On Wednesday, June 2, the results of their year-long labor were presented before the media, school officials and a family filled with gratitude. UNSTOPPABLE—Members of Rockford Youth Initiative, school [...]

Squire travels to Vietnam

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

North Kent Service Center Director Sandy Waite and her husband traveled to Vietnam in November with a group from Kent County Habitat for Humanity for two weeks.  They were part of the Habitat for Humanity International—Mekong Build—near Hanoi.  “My husband and I built homes with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter,” Waite said.  “We built a total 32 homes while we [...]

Youth Initiative ‘stud sale’ to build Habitat Home

December 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

  BE A PART OF THE HOUSE THAT YOUTH INITIATIVE BUILT—A stud sale allows people, groups or businesses to personalize a beam in a Habitat for Humanity house being built here in Rockford. It is the Rockford High School organization’s project for this year. Rockford Youth Initiative chose for its service project a very ambitious undertaking. The Rockford High School [...]

Habitat for Humanity of Kent County kicks off with home in Sparta

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Calling all volunteers … Habitat for Humanity of Kent County has kicked off a build in North Kent County on Tuesday, March 31, and volunteers are needed. Absolutely no experience is required. Habitat has plenty of jobs at all skill levels, including framing, siding, painting, land scaping, work site assistance and clean up, meal prep, and more. To work on site, you [...]