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Advocacy Update: Build Back Better Act

2021-12-21T02:22:28-08:00December 15th, 2021|

President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law on November 15. Although the legislation did not have investments for affordable housing, the bill included a few promising provisions to support the energy efficiency work of Habitat affiliates to retrofit the homes of low-income families, and their own office buildings: Nonprofit

#GivingTuesday Match Challenge Exceeds Goal

2021-12-21T02:25:11-08:00December 9th, 2021|

We did it together! Thanks to the quick action and generous support of people like you, we exceeded our #GivingTuesday match challenge of $15,000, raising over $36,475 to help build more homes for local families. Having double the support means that we can make bigger strides to ensure we all have a safe place

Introducing Our New CEO, Kwofi Reed

2021-12-21T02:23:47-08:00December 3rd, 2021|

Kwofi Reed has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of San Diego Habitat for Humanity by our Board of Directors. Reed, who most recently served as The Manager of Programs and Operations for the National Housing Team of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), takes the helm at Habitat on Monday, December 6.

How to Maximize Your Charitable Impact in 2021

2021-11-02T17:18:14-07:00November 24th, 2021|

As 2021 ends and you are looking to increase your impact with San Diego Habitat for Humanity, consider these giving vehicles that offer significant tax advantages. Cash Gifts: The CARES ACT allows you to receive an automatic, dollar for dollar deduction for up to $300 for individuals and $600 for couples filing jointly without itemization.

Upcoming Holiday Closures for ReStores and Admin Offices

2021-11-02T17:18:09-07:00November 19th, 2021|

It’s been a long year for everyone, and the holidays bring a special opportunity to celebrate, spend quality time with family, and for some down time. San Diego Habitat will be closed for a few select days during the holiday season to allow our hardworking employees a peaceful and restful holiday season. Happy holidays!

Spend + Save

2021-11-04T16:38:13-07:00November 4th, 2021|

Buy more, save more! Save up to 25% storewide, including clearance. Here's how it works: Spend $100, save 15% Spend $200, save 20% Spend $500, save 25% In-store only. Valid Thursday, 11/04 through Wednesday, 11/10. Excludes custom order cabinetry.

Meet Sylvester and DeBorah, VetRepair Homeowners

2021-11-02T17:17:15-07:00November 1st, 2021|

Our Veterans Build event kicks off next Tuesday, November 2 in support of our affordable homebuilding programs and VetRepair program, which repairs homes owned by veterans — veterans like Sylvester and DeBorah. Veterans of the United States Navy, Sylvester and DeBorah have lived in their home in Valencia Park for over 30 years. DeBorah says the neighborhood’s best

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