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Playhouses Available for Local Families

2022-08-11T18:30:22-07:00August 8th, 2022|

Playhouses provide children a secret world where they can create make believe scenarios that foster their development, leadership, and creativity. Do you know any amazing kids who would love a playhouse of their very own? One of the ways San Diego Habitat raises funds to advance our mission is to partner with corporate or other

Adventure With Us This September

2022-08-11T18:27:54-07:00July 28th, 2022|

Feeling adventurous? Love Habitat’s homebuilding mission? Join the Adventure Race on Saturday, September 17! This construction-themed race will lead teams of up to five on a part scavenger hunt, part double-dog dare challenge. The winning team will be presented with a three-day, two-night staycation package to Harrah’s Resort Southern California, including a $300 meal credit

You’re Invited: Harding Housewarming

2022-08-11T18:26:24-07:00July 20th, 2022|

Please join us for a special housewarming celebration in National City on Saturday, July 30!  Stop by anytime between 2pm and 4pm to celebrate the hearts and hands that worked together to build six houses, and help us welcome Habitat homeowners into their new forever homes. This open house event will give you a chance to

Celebrating Pride

2022-08-11T18:25:00-07:00July 14th, 2022|

San Diego Habitat has been a proud partner of San Diego Pride since 2018 when we held the first annual BuildOUT event together. While the pandemic has kept us from hosting BuildOUT on our sites in recent years, we are thrilled that the SD Pride 2022 celebration will include the Pride Parade and Festival back

Advocacy Win: CalHome Included in State Budget

2022-08-11T18:25:26-07:00July 5th, 2022|

We did it! Thanks to every affordable housing advocate who raised their voice over the last few months, $350 million has been allocated to CalHome in the state budget over the next two years! Governor Newsom and the California legislature heard our concerns and heeded our urgent request. Seizing on a historic opportunity, they

Fourth of July Sale at the ReStore

2022-08-11T18:34:44-07:00July 1st, 2022|

Celebrate Independence Day in the ReStore with booming storewide savings! Shop any of our three area locations during our Stars + Stripes Spectacular Sale and take 50% off all gently-used items, including furniture, cabinets + countertops, appliances, lighting, and more! Visit your neighborhood ReStore location anytime Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm. Valid through Wednesday, 7/06 for

When the Cost of Home Is Too Much

2022-06-03T15:51:56-07:00June 28th, 2022|

The National Housing Conference recently updated its Paycheck to Paycheck database, which illustrates the ability — or lack thereof — of working families to afford typical housing in metropolitan areas by comparing wage data and housing costs. The report shows that, in the San Diego metropolitan area, a family must earn $231,456 annually to afford

Donate Your Pre-loved Goods to the ReStore

2022-06-03T15:52:05-07:00June 20th, 2022|

It’s a great time to donate items to the ReStore! We’ll take items you don’t need that are still in good condition — furniture, appliances, building materials, home decor, and more! And the best part? Your donations will be sold to raise money for Habitat’s homebuilding and repair programs serving people in need of improved

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