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Critical Home Repair: Craig

Craig wasn’t sure how to address his home’s severe neglect. Then, he found Iowa Heartland.

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Walnut Neighborhood Redevelopment

We’re transforming the Walnut neighborhood thanks to volunteers like the Naz Builders.

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Future Homebuyer: Jamie

Jamie is working towards building a better life for her kids through the Habitat program.

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Future Homebuyer: KaOnna

KaOnna is prepared to make a big investment for her and her daughter’s lives.

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Future Homebuyer: Jennifer

After facing many challenges, Jennifer is looking forward to finally owning her own home.

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Future Homebuyer: Tatiana

Soon, Tatiana and her daughters will be able to create new memories in their brand new home.

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Future Homebuyer: Alandrea

The Habitat program is benefiting Alandrea in so many more ways than just becoming a homeowner.

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Abigail

Abigail was motivated and driven to build a better future for her five children.

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DaNesha

DaNesha was denied the first time she applied for a home. Her hard work payed off.

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Oo Reh & Po Meh

This Waterloo family is ready to stay in one place - home.

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Janvier & Henriette

Janvier and Henriette never thought they could buy their own home until they heard about Habitat.

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LaToya

A new home means no more costly repairs.

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Gene's Story

Gene is familiar face at The ReStore helping with donation drop offs and answering customers questions. And he's a volunteer.

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Katie's story

A stable, affordable home for Katie's family.

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Kashaunda's Story

Kashaunda is working with Habitat for Humanity where she will buy a safe, decent, affordable home in Waterloo.

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Bre

Bre is ready for a healthier, more financially stable life.

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Juan and Berenis

This family has moved five times and is ready to buy a home.

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Katrina’s Story

Katrina has experienced the hardships of life and is ready for a monumental change. For her owning her own home means stability.

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