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Homeschooling Continues to be Challenging for Habitat Families

Homeschooling Continues to be Challenging for Habitat Families

It’s a daily routine for Tommi D. Her children, Hunter and Riley (seen above), park themselves at small desks on opposite sides of the living room – a sofa separating them – as they prepare to enter their online classrooms. As the two kids Zoom into their teacher’s...

ReStore Connecting with Other Community Organizations

ReStore Connecting with Other Community Organizations

Despite the effect of a global pandemic and cultural struggles that affect us all, there is much to be thankful for as we enter the holiday season. Ours is a community that takes care of its own in so many ways. At Nevada County Habitat we experience this every day,...

The Best Remedy for a Pandemic? A Positive Attitude!

The Best Remedy for a Pandemic? A Positive Attitude!

Sometimes adversity leads to something better. For Israel and Cindy Ortega, Habitat homeowners since 2018, nothing could be more true. A hard worker who puts the needs of his family first, Israel was devastated when he fell ill due to a severe gastro-intestinal...

The Three Moms of Park Place

The Three Moms of Park Place

Perhaps one of the most enduring aspects of the Habitat for Humanity model is the building of community. The typical – and correct – view of Habitat is that we build homes with deserving, hard-working families. But, what is often not considered is that Nevada County...

Street of Dreams to Fund Construction of Park Place Homes

Street of Dreams to Fund Construction of Park Place Homes

The 2020 Street of Dreams Online Gala will provide funding for the construction of new homes at Nevada County Habitat’s Park Place development. Which means, over the next year, three deserving hardworking local families will receive the keys to their “forever” homes....

Welcome Brooke – Our New Team Member

When folks call into the Nevada County Habitat office they’ll hear the fresh, new voice of Brooke Batinic. Brooke joined the Habitat team on July 30 and will serve in the role of Administrative/Program/Event Coordinator. “We really took our time in filling this...

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