Why I Love Habitat

Why I Love Habitat

By Jim Phelps (seen above with volunteer, Mary Sperlazza, and board member, Dina Rubino) Ever since I told Lorraine, our Executive Director, that my wife and I would be moving to Boise, ID in early April, where I’ll take on the Development Director role with Boise...
Rick Ballantyne Embodies the Spirit of Habitat

Rick Ballantyne Embodies the Spirit of Habitat

As our outgoing president, Rick Ballantyne (seen in photo above with wife, Trish, and Jim Phelps) has embodied the spirit of Habitat. Serving on a board of directors takes a special commitment. It’s especially true to serve on the Habitat for Humanity board. Habitat...
The ReStore Report

The ReStore Report

It’s been an exciting time at ReStore as we welcome the Spring season! During February we were joined by a group of students from Bitney Prep High school. They painted and sorted and brought their positive attitudes with them. We really enjoy working with the youth...
The Habitat Difference: Before and After

The Habitat Difference: Before and After

How much of a difference does having a safe, decent and affordable home have on the economic condition and quality of life of essential workers in our community have? Plenty! Take it from four owners of Habitat for Humanity built homes. Home Economics Many economists...
From the Operating Room to Building Houses

From the Operating Room to Building Houses

Volunteer Focus When Beatrice Arbaiza was a little girl growing up in Topeka, Kansas, she took great pleasure in watching her father make additions to their home and other repairs. “He wasn’t a professional, but he had this ability to tackle a problem and find a...
Message from Nevada County Habitat’s Board President

Message from Nevada County Habitat’s Board President

Habitat for Humanity in Nevada County has just concluded a very successful year in spite of the challenges that we all have been facing. We completed two homes, donations and income held steady and ReStore income was record-setting. We are a smaller Habitat affiliate...

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