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Move-in Day for El Norte Parkway Homeowners Is Here

2024-06-04T15:43:46-07:00June 6th, 2024|

From groundbreaking to homecoming, from agreements to move-in dates, the journey of our housing community on El Norte Parkway in Escondido is reaching its peak. We are filled with excitement as we count down to early June, when families will finally unlock the doors to their new beginnings. We look forward to dedicating these homes this

Urge Governor Newsom to Restore Funding to CalHome

2024-06-04T15:42:36-07:00June 4th, 2024|

In January, we learned that Governor Newsom's budget proposal for FY25 includes a claw-back of $152.5M in FY24 funding previously allocated for the CalHome program. CalHome, as the sole state funding source for the building and rehabilitation of ownership homes, plays a vital role in addressing California's housing challenges. CalHome is widely used by nonprofit

Bidding in Full Swing for Our Taste of Home Online Auction

2024-06-04T15:42:29-07:00May 31st, 2024|

Exciting news! Taste of Home is coming up this Sunday, and you can support our work by participating in our online auction. Now through Sunday, June 2 at 6:30pm, bid on fabulous staycation packages, San Diego experiences, gift certificates to your favorite food spots, and so much more. Best of all, you don’t need to

Kiwanis Club of San Diego Sponsors Playhouse Materials

2024-04-30T17:58:25-07:00May 24th, 2024|

A big thank you to Kiwanis Club of San Diego for generously sponsoring the materials for 57 playhouses this year. Their support will provide a hands-on team building experience for volunteers, create community connection through our STEM Playhouse program, and give back to San Diego County through playhouse donations to families. Small in size but

Sip and Savor With Us This June

2024-04-30T17:59:52-07:00May 20th, 2024|

Prepare to indulge your taste buds at our second annual Taste of Home event, graciously sponsored by Jack and Caroline Raymond. Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 2, and get ready for an unforgettable evening of delectable dishes and delightful company, all set in the vibrant heart of Carlsbad.Help us commemorate 13 years of homeownership

Every Day Is Earth Day at the ReStore

2024-04-30T17:59:58-07:00May 14th, 2024|

As Earth Month draws to a close, we're reminded of the ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship embodied by our San Diego ReStore — every day is Earth Day at the ReStore! Established in 1998, our ReStore stands as a beacon of sustainability, offering a diverse array of furniture and building materials through both our online

Second Annual Taste of Home Fundraiser Returns to Carlsbad this June

2024-05-16T15:54:57-07:00May 14th, 2024|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2024 Contact: Devonna Almagro | Director of Communications (619) 283-4663 x125 devonna.almagro@sandiegohabitat.org Media Release Second Annual Taste of Home Fundraiser Returns to Carlsbad this June Proceeds will help build the foundation for future San Diego Habitat housing projects Carlsbad, CA — San Diego Habitat for Humanity is thrilled to announce

The Critical Need for CalHome

2024-04-30T18:00:07-07:00May 10th, 2024|

As we reflect on the significance of homeownership as the foundation of stability and prosperity, we are faced with a concerning development in Governor Newsom's budget proposal for FY25. This proposal includes a claw-back of $152.5M in FY24 funding previously allocated for the CalHome program, the only state program providing funding for affordable homeownership production

San Diego Habitat for Humanity’s 16th Annual Women Build Event Mobilizes Volunteers and Ignites Community Action

2024-05-07T17:15:15-07:00May 7th, 2024|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2024 Contact: Devonna Almagro | Director of Communications (619) 283-4663 x125 devonna.almagro@sandiegohabitat.org Media Release San Diego Habitat for Humanity’s 16th Annual Women Build Event Mobilizes Volunteers and Ignites Community Action San Diego, CA — On Friday, May 3, San Diego Habitat for Humanity proudly hosted its 16th Annual Women Build

Move-in Day Around the Corner in Escondido

2024-04-30T18:00:12-07:00May 6th, 2024|

It’s an exciting time at our El Norte Parkway site, as our construction team has been diligently addressing numerous punch list items to ensure every detail meets our standards of excellence. Homeowners have completed their final walkthroughs, marking an exciting step forward in their journey toward homeownership. Currently, we are eagerly awaiting the completion of

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