Habitat for Humanity GTA In the Media

For all media inquires please contact Joanna Dwyer, Director, Marketing and Communications at 416-755-7353 x 259 or by email at joanna.dwyer@habitatgta.ca

 

News Releases:

 

December 2016                     

Resolve to be more adventurous in 2017! On Jan 1st take the plunge at the Polar Bear Dip in support of Habitat GTA!

 

September 6, 2016                                                             

Habitat’s Women Build 2016 event starts September 14 Nearly 1,000 women rally to build safe, decent homes for 15 GTA families

August 17, 2016                                                   

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY GTA LAUNCHES FIRST HOME BUILD IN WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE WITH BLITZ BUILD

August 4, 2016

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY GTA LAUNCHES LARGEST BUILD YET WITH SUPPORT OF SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENT FROM TORONTO FOUNDATION Toronto Foundation gives $1.5 million social impact investment loan to Habitat GTA

July 27, 2016

Habitat for Humanity GTA helps six families realize their homeownership dreams Today families received the keys to their new homes on McLevin Avenue

June 20, 2016

Celebrate Pride at Habitat GTA’s third annual Pride Build event June 23-25 June 23 and 25 are completely SOLD OUT! Space still available on June 24.

May 19, 2016

Join Habitat for Humanity GTA on May 26th for the Launch of Women Build 2016

May 3, 2016

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Habitat for Humanity GTA Announce New Partnership Toronto Maple Leafs to sponsor the construction of a new home on Birchmount Road

March 31 2016                                          

Students from St. Michael’s College School take the plunge into Lake Ontario with HGTV’s Scott McGillivray in support of Habitat for Humanity GTA

 


 

 

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October 2016 - MPP Sylvia Jones discusses our upcoming Kenney Rd Build

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October 2016 - Moving the McGillivray's - Scott McGillivray builds with Habitat GTA and students from St.Mike's. The episode also features the Francis Family and the Polar Bear Plunge. 

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October 2016- Shai De Luca & Winston Chi experience their first ever Pride Build at our Birchmount Build Site.

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September 2016 - DUCA and Habitat GTA discuss the first ever social purpose mortgage and it's goal to help the affordable housing shortage. 

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August 2016- Breaking Ground on Scarborough Build at Pinery Trail!

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August 2016 - Mayor Tory discusses the affordable homes shortage, the Pinery Trail build, and the Toronto Foundation loan announcement. 

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July 2016 - PSA announcements discussing the benefits of ReStore. Donate gently used furniture or volunteer with the deconstruction team and help out the local community.  

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May 2016- Listen as 105.9 The Region and Ene Underwood, CEO of Habitat for Humanity GTA discuss Habitat GTA's impact on the york region, and ways to get involved.

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May 2016- The Toronto Maple Leafs are teaming up with Habitat for Humanity GTA to help build the Yousuf Family home onBirchmount Road.

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Jan 2016- Thousands plunge into icy waters in annual 'Polar Bear Dip'. Toronto Polar Bear Club and Habitat for Humanity GTA CEO Ene Underwood joined hundreds of brave participants and Habitat GTA staff in greeting 2016 with a dip into chilly Lake Ontario.

 

 

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December 2015- Habitat for Humanity GTA Watch as The Maple Leafs and Habitat GTA rally together for the Holidays. 

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December 2015- Newmarket family gets new home CTV Barrie joins Habitat GTA for a festive lighting ceremony at the Doyle family's Home Dedication Ceremony at their new home in Newmarket.  

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December 2015- Leafs help Habitat for Humanity in Scarborough The Toronto Sun joins Brendan Shanahan and the Toronto Maple Leafs as they volunteer at McLevin Avenue build site in Scarborough.   

 

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October 2015- Family of three gets the keys to new home in Holland Landing CTV Barrie joins Habitat GTA for the Cernanec family's Home Dedication Ceremony at their new home in York Region.  

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July 2015 - Doyle Family breaks ground on new Habitat home in Newmarket The Newmarket Era covers the official Ground-breaking Ceremony of the Doyle's new home on Andrew Street in Newmarket.  

 

BTLogo   June 2015 - Live at Habitat for Humanity 2015 Pride Build [VIDEO] Breakfast Television celebrates Pride Week with Habitat GTA at the 2nd annual Pride Build at Brimley Road. 
RADIO   May 2015 - 105.9 The Region Visits Walker Road [AUDIO] 105.9 The Region spends a day building while taking in the Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at the Walker Road build in York Region. 
TorontoStar   April 2015 - Corporate giving is more than a 'nice to do' The Star Metro highlights the many benefits of Habitat GTA's corporate Adopt-a-Day program.  
BTLogo   April 2015 - Jenn live at Habitat ReStore East York [VIDEO] Breakfast Television spends at day at the ReStore East York hunting for great finds!
image   March 2015 - Family of six gets keys to new home in Georgina CTV Barrie Joins Habitat GTA for the Smith families Home Dedication Ceremony at their new home in Georgina.  
yorkregion   March 2015 - Habitat for Humanity to build home in Holland Landing The East Gwillimbury Express articles the announcement that Habitat GTA will be building a home on Walker Road in East Gwillimbury. 
TorontoStar   January 2015 - Polar bear swimmers brave icy waters for charity The Star Metro reports on the experiences of brave dippers at Habitat GTA's 10th annual Toronto Polar Bear Dip. 

GLOBAL   January 2015 - Torontonians get chilly at the annual Polar Bear Dip [VIDEO] Global News films the countdown to the bitterly cold annual Habitat GTA Polar Bear Dip. 
unnamed   January 2015 - Metro Toronto takes the Polar Bear Dip [VIDEO] Luke Simcoe of the Daily Metro shares his experience at the 10th annual Habitat GTA Polar Bear Dip. 
blogto-logo   January 2015 - New Year's Day Events in Toronto BlogTO highlights Habitat GTA's 10th Annual Toronto Polar Bear Dip.