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Volunteers Needed!

The Antigonish Affordable Housing Society is building and growing!  Like any community organization we are only as successful as our people.  We need your help to build more housing and grow the organization, particularly if you have skills in financial management,...

Housing for Hope Christmas Auction

Our Housing for Hope Christmas Auction is now live until December 1st! Check out over 30 wonderful items donated by businesses and people from our community. Items range in all values so there’s something for everyone! Some great Christmas gift ideas you can give...

2022-23 AAHS Annual Report

Thanks to all who attended the 2023 AAHS Annual General Meeting. This year's Annual Report is available here.

JOB OPENING: Digital transformation coordinator

The Antigonish Affordable Housing Society (AAHS) is seeking a project coordinator to lead organizational change by transforming digital/technological capabilities. The digital transformation coordinator will assess, prioritize and add technology systems while training...

Notice of Annual General Meeting

*JUNE 21 UPDATE*  PLEASE NOTE THAT Alex Mediavilla from the Nova Scotia Cooperative Council is now scheduled to join tonight's AGM as a guest speaker. Alex has been very involved in the conversion of the Tara Motel in New Glasgow, which was purchased by the Council,...

Job Advertisement: Community Garden Coordinator

The Antigonish Affordable Housing Society and the Antigonish Food Security Association is seeking a Community Garden Coordinator to support various community garden sites in Antigonish. This coordinator would be working with or in contact with a team of project leads...

Funding Announcements

Want to share with readers some recent funding announcements: $250 received from the Antigonish Pickleball Association. $4100 from the 100 Women Who Care Antigonish. $7500 received from Credit Union Atlantic. Will write more about each of these in the coming days, but...

Giving Tuesday Update

Giving Tuesday is here! As noted last week, those who give to Antigonish Affordable Housing via Canada Helps today will be automatically entered into a pool to win a further $5,000 in charitable giving! Canada Helps will also be adding an extra 1% to eligible...

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day to think of others, act charitably and celebrate the power and spirit of giving. It’s a day to counter-act the commercialism of Black Friday and give to charities locally, throughout Canada and internationally. If you would like to make...

Memorial Fund to be launched

Before her sudden death in late September, Rachel MacFarlane was working on two important initiatives for the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society (AAHS). As the Society’s new Chair, she wanted to secure long-term funding for its full-time Community Navigator and to...