Our Impact

51 families including 116 children have built strength, stability, and independence through Habitat Grey Bruce’s affordable homeownership model.

Families Served

Habitat Grey Bruce has built 44 houses and served 51 families throughout Grey and Bruce Counties.

Volunteering

We engaged 392 individuals in 2018 for 13k hours of volunteering between our Build site and ReStore locations.

Our Sustainability

Our ReStore Locations diverted 2,022,855 pounds of Material from Landfill site in 2018.

Every $1 invested in a Habitat for Humanity build produces $4 worth of social benefit.

87% report less asthma and allergy-related conditions

76% report improvement in overall family health

88% report improvements in their children’s confidence

76% report improvements in children’s grades

37% of families were in social housing before Habitat

22% of children from Habitat attained a bachelor degree or more

+70% report of homeowner families donate time and money to charities

Quality of employment, increased after Habitat families work fewer jobs with greater stability

50% of families are now physically active

60% reduction in food bank usage for families

Source: CMHC Socio-economic series May 2013 -Building Families’ Futures and Opportunities
Through Habitat Homeownership

Benefits to the Entire Community

  • Rental capacity freed up to absorb demands for new affordable housing from population growth
  • Families are trained to maintain their homes; so public funds are not needed for future repairs. 
  • Habitat homeowners are now contributing municipal property taxes