Why we serve Hear from just a few Habitat volunteers who share what motivates them to help their neighbors. Read more Stories Read about Habitat's work in your community and around the world. A Q&A with Jimmy Carter Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the importance of service to others: "Investments in helping others always pay rich dividends.” Read More Improving the human condition by giving back Donna Ricca shares why she gives back by volunteering with Habitat in an effort to improve the human condition. Read More Housing’s effects on child development Dr. Megan Sandel on the significant effect that housing has on children’s health and development Read More Everyone belongs in the Beloved Community The story behind the landmark civil rights case that paved the way for people with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses to live in community settings. Read More The Fair Housing Act 50 years later Leading U.S. housing policy expert Dr. Richard Rothstein explains the Fair Housing Act, its context, and the consequences of barriers to equal and affordable housing. Read More The Scott Brothers: You can help Habitat From the contagious energy of the build site to the lasting impact of all that is accomplished, Habitat Humanitarians Jonathan and Drew Scott share why building with Habitat is a life-changing experience like no other. Read More Load More Subscribe to our monthly newsletter Get the latest stories, news and events, and volunteer opportunities from Habitat delivered to your inbox.