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Street of Dreams 2021 Round-Up & Appreciation

Street of Dreams 2021 Round-Up & Appreciation

“Nevada County Habitat for Humanity is truly blessed to have so many people with big hearts support our mission,” says Lorraine Larson, Habitat’s Executive Director. Despite having to pivot from a live event to online just a month away from the event date, Street of...

Mary Sperlazza – A Habitat Woman for All Seasons

The 2021 Street of Dreams would not have been made possible without the help of many dedicated volunteers. One of those people, Mary Sperlazza, dove in head-first to help bring the online auction to life. Mary was instrumental in helping the auction become successful....

Shawna Ground Breaking

Shawna Ground Breaking

On Sunday, October 10, Nevada County Habitat for Humanity broke ground on its 42nd home. The home is the fourth and final house of Habitat’s Park Place neighborhood which is located at Stennett and Kendall Streets in Grass Valley. The happy home buyer, Shawna C., and...

Newest Homeowner Selected: Meet Shawna and Family

Newest Homeowner Selected: Meet Shawna and Family

Responsible. Resilient. Redeemed. These are the best words to describe Shawna. Shawna recently completed the rigorous application process to become a Habitat homeowner, and was selected after three previous attempts. The dream of owning a Habitat home began five years...

The ReStore Report

The ReStore Report

The staff and volunteers have had an incredibly busy summer – and there’s no stopping! The ReStore team takes great pride in being an integral part of ensuring local families have the opportunity to create security and stability by helping them build safe, decent and...

Celebrating the Women of Habitat: Ann Davis

Celebrating the Women of Habitat: Ann Davis

In recent months the Habitat staff has been poring over our library of photos for a number of projects. The very familiar and friendly face of Ann Davis can be found in a good number of those photos. And for good reason – Ann has been committed to the Nevada County...

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