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Home Preservation in Logan Heights

2023-08-03T17:18:48-07:00July 19th, 2023|

When Florence's granddaughter contacted San Diego Habitat to ask for help for her grandmother, our awesome team of construction volunteers heeded the call. Florence needed some assistance preserving her Logan Heights home that would make it safer, more accessible, and healthier for her to live in. Twenty Habitat volunteers and two future Habitat homebuyers joined

Save the Date for Adventure Race 2023

2023-08-03T17:18:32-07:00July 11th, 2023|

Get ready for San Diego Habitat for Humanity's third annual Adventure Race on Saturday, October 21, 2023. Lace up those running shoes, sharpen your problem-solving skills, and prepare for a thrilling race through Escondido. This family-friendly event starts with you gathering up to five team members, and then working together in this “double-dog-dare” scavenger race to complete

Salvage Materials From Your Remodeling Project

2023-06-01T11:24:20-07:00June 27th, 2023|

Working on a home remodel project? The ReStore can help you salvage usable items and save on disposal fees! Out with the old and in with the new is such an exciting adventure but if we don’t recycle, we can be contributing to an astronomical amount of waste. When you donate to the ReStore, not

Advocacy Update: June 2023

2023-06-01T11:25:43-07:00June 19th, 2023|

We see the effect of the high cost of housing and it's why we advocate to build more affordable homes for ownership.Our friends at California Housing Partnership recently released their "State Affordable Housing Needs" annual report. Here are some of the key findings:Black renter households are 41% more severely cost burdened than white renter households. Renters

Free Tote for New HopeBuilders

2023-06-01T11:24:48-07:00June 6th, 2023|

San Diego Habitat for Humanity is celebrating National Homeownership Month and asking YOU to join our loyal community of HopeBuilder monthly donors. Our HopeBuilders provide reliable and sustainable support to build homes and create stable communities for more of our neighbors. With just a small monthly contribution, donors make a significant impact on the lives

June is National Homeownership Month

2023-06-01T11:25:33-07:00June 1st, 2023|

National Homeownership Month is celebrated in the United States every June to raise awareness about the benefits of owning a home, and the importance of making homeownership more attainable for all Americans. Homeownership provides stability and security, and allows families to establish roots in a community. It is one of the best tools we have

Maximize Your Impact Through Workplace Giving

2023-05-04T15:42:35-07:00May 29th, 2023|

Employee giving is a powerful way for you to support Habitat's mission of providing safe and affordable homeownership opportunities to families in need of improved housing in San Diego County. Check with your company to see if you have a workplace giving program, or if your employer offers donation matching. Every match doubles your impact on


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