Habitat for Humanity of Omaha

30th Anniversary: The Beginning
A group of volunteers putting up a Habitat for Humanity sign at the site of Habitat Omaha's first home.


Building a Foundation

Mary Lyons kept thinking something ought to be done about the dilapidated, boarded up and condemned houses she saw when she rode the bus to work in North Omaha or walked a few blocks from there to weekly meetings. A solution hit her one day when she happened to read an article about Millard Fuller and Habitat for Humanity - build homes on a nonprofit basis following the economics of Jesus -interest free mortgages with payments from one family going to provide the home for the next. She was in her mid- twenties at the time and everyone kept telling her it couldn't be done. She convinced her parents, and with their support, she and the late Delores Goodlet chose Easter...

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Habitat Omaha's New Home
Habitat Omaha's new home at 1701 N 24 ST.

 

Habitat Omaha has a New Home

After saying good-bye to the old fire house on Ames Avenue, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha staff and volunteers are finally together under one roof. We have made the final move into our new, unified, headquarters at 1701 N. 24 Street. As of September 30, 2013 all Habitat Omaha business will be conducted at this location. The new space not only reunites staff, but it also improves service to families with additional room for meeting ....

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