BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on those you volunteer for, but did you know that it can have many benefits for you too? Here are some reasons to volunteer:                               Learn or develop a new skill Volunteering is the perfect […]

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A Gift of Love Builds a Habitat House in Mississippi

    On Dec. 19, Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area held a very special home dedication for the Jean Kemp house, financed with a $60,000 donation by Garth Kemp in honor of his wife. He sponsored the house without telling her, planning to surprise her at the dedication ceremony.   During construction, Mr. Kemp helped on […]

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How to Build a Home, a poem by Tristan Richards

Originally published in Firethorne: The Gustavus Journal of Literary and Graphic Arts – Tristan worked with his college Campus Chapter, went on five Collegiate Challenge trips, and now is serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA with Habitat. He has had a lot of really meaningful experiences, and this poem was a way to communicate some of the […]

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