ABILITY AwarenessMark Goffeney, born with no arms, hammers on an ABILITY HouseVolunteer who is blind uses power drill on ABILITY HouseVolunteer with Intellectual Disabilities with Actress Hope AllenVolunteer who uses a wheelchair working on Honolulu ABILITY House
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Past Builds


We’ve worked with some amazing Habitat for Humanity affiliates, nonprofit organizations and incredible homeowners. Following are the stories of a few of our past builds.


Image: Service dog on an ABILITY Build site Oahu, Hawaii

Every now and then the team at ABILITY Awareness has to "suck it up" and head off to gorgeous locales like Oahu, Hawaii for ABILITY Builds! ›Photos




AmeriCorps Volunteer working on an ABILITY Build Mitchell, Indiana

Set in rural South Indiana, volunteers with disabilities drove up to two hours for the chance to help volunteer on a Habitat for Humanity site! ›Photos & More



"The B Team:" Mark Goffeney and Briana Walker pose with their power drills. Lynwood (near Long Beach), California

Finally building in our own backyard, ABILITY Awareness teamed with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles for a great ABILITY Build! Helping on three different homes, the Ability Corps exceeded expectations and this was just the beginning of more builds to come!! ›Photos & More



Volunteer who uses wheelchair operating a table saw Birmingham, Alabama

This was the site of our very first build in 1999 and the first ABILITY Smart Home in 2005! Amazing stories have come from both of these builds! ›Smart Home Photos & More



Homeowner being filmed for tv episode on volunteerism Arundel, Maryland

A wonderful Habitat affiliate to work with, this ABILITY House was built during a week-long blitz build and was the stage for an episode of "Volunteerism: For the Sake of Others." ›Photos & More


Injured Soldiers meeting Miss Universe Oahu, Hawaii

Set among the gorgeous backdrop of Oahu, this ABILITY House was the first built under the new Veterans with Disabilities Initiative! Miss Universe joined on-site helping with roofing and made time to visit with some of our injured veteran volunteers. ›Photos & More


Inaccessible home with steps to doorway Benson, North Carolina

The home was especially memorable. A few staffers of ABILITY Awareness had an opportunity to visit with the homeowner seeing first-hand the ways a person can be effected when they live in an inaccessible home. ›Photos & More




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