Building Hope with Habitat for Humanity

Envision IT Pressroom | September 8, 2023

Envision IT Pressroom
September 8, 2023

Envisioners spent the day working with Habitat for Humanity Dane County to lend a hand-up for families in our communities

The day started with some unexpected clouds and a sprinkle of rain, but that didn't dampen our spirits. Envision IT's dedicated team, fondly known as "Envisioners," recently embarked on a meaningful journey with Habitat for Humanity. It was a day filled with hard work, camaraderie, and the shared joy of helping to build a thriving community.

As the morning sun struggled to break through the clouds, we gathered at one of the Habitat for Humanity Dane County construction sites, eager to contribute our time and energy to a cause we deeply believe in. Our mission for the day was clear – to help build hope and affordable housing for hard-working families.

Our tasks were diverse, just like our team. We were grateful to be mentored by an experienced and dedicated volunteer team who work tirelessly on the Habitat for Humanity site day in and day out. Under their tutelage we assembled scaffolding, sorted and stacked lumber, installed windows, helped install roof sheathing, and pitched in with general clean-up. It was a hands-on experience that allowed us to utilize our skills and learn new ones. The rain that threatened to disrupt our day became a reminder of the resilience that defines not only Envision IT but also the families we were working to support with home ownership.

The day of hard work was joyfully accompanied with storytelling, laughter, and a sense of purpose that transcended the construction tasks at hand. It was a reminder that when a community comes together, incredible things happen.

For us, it was a day to step away from the world of IT and immerse ourselves in the tangible act of building and bonding with new friends. It was a reminder that our capabilities extend beyond the digital realm, and our power to effect positive change reaches far beyond the confines of our office walls.

As the day drew to a close, we left the construction site physically tired yet spiritually energized. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity serving the community to provide affordable housing, education, and hope to hard-working families. Our journey with Habitat for Humanity is far from over. We look forward to continuing our partnership as they lend a hand-up to their family partners and create a lasting positive impact on our communities.

In the end, our day reminded us that we are not just IT professionals; with Habitat for Humanity we can be ambassadors of hope, dedicated to building a better future, one home at a time.

Interested in getting involved? Find volunteer opportunities in your community here: Find your local Habitat | Habitat for Humanity

Tags: Giving Back, Gratitude