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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...

Embodying the Spirit of Habitat for Humanity

Embodying the Spirit of Habitat for Humanity

If ever there was a person who embodied the spirit of Habitat for Humanity, it’s Ian Nansen. A Bay Area native (but who spent significant time in the small town of Mineral, near Lassen National Volcanic Park), Ian earned his BA and MA in Political Science from San...

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