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 Families in Puerto Rico are counting on us On World Habitat Day, please join us as our response to the crisis in Puerto Rico begins in earnest, and as we continue to respond in affected communities in Texas, Florida and Mexico. Read More Partnering with veterans through our home repair program Jim refers his fellow veterans to Habitat because of the difference our critical home repair program has made in his life. Read More Home repair help prepped for Puerto Rico Learn how 2,000 shelter repair kits are the beginning of Habitat for Humanity's response to damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Read More Video: Habitat's hurricane recovery plan has ambitious goals With the help of four keystone corporate partners, Habitat for Humanity has launched the long-term hurricane recovery initiative Habitat Hammers Back. 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.