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Ways to Spread Joy This Giving Season

2023-12-12T17:52:03-08:00December 11th, 2023|

With so many ways to give back this holiday season, we've rounded up a list of options that will maximize your impact for local families. Donate stock ➜Receive a tax deduction for the fair market value of your stock. Make an end-of-year contribution ➜Your gift today is an investment in tangible, long-term change. Take advantage

Lowe’s Grants $35,800 to San Diego Habitat for Humanity to Complete Neighborhood Revitalization Projects Across San Diego County

2023-12-08T10:09:11-08:00December 7th, 2023|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2023 Contact:Devonna Almagro | Director of Communications(619) 283-4663 x125 devonna.almagro@sandiegohabitat.org Media Release Lowe’s Grants $35,800 to San Diego Habitat for Humanity to Complete Neighborhood Revitalization Projects Across San Diego County San Diego, CA — San Diego Habitat for Humanity has marked a significant milestone in its mission to uplift

Goal Met for Giving Tuesday 2023

2023-12-12T17:52:40-08:00December 5th, 2023|

We're overjoyed here at San Diego Habitat! Thanks to your incredible support and the generous match from mother-daughter duo, Carol and Ruth, we not only met but surpassed our #GivingTuesday match challenge. Together, we raised more than $21,500 to propel our mission forward, enabling us to build more homes for local families.With ten families soon

Transforming the Home of a Local Veteran

2023-12-12T17:53:02-08:00November 30th, 2023|

In the spirit of giving back to those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country, participants in this year’s Veterans Build event, which took place the first week of November, gathered in the Oak Park neighborhood at the home of a 92-year-old Korean War veteran. This project's extensive scope of work aimed to reduce ongoing maintenance needs,

San Diego Habitat for Humanity Announces Expanded Investment From Mission Driven Finance

2023-12-04T13:14:36-08:00November 28th, 2023|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2023 San Diego Habitat for HumanityDevonna Almagro(619) 283-4663 x125devonna.almagro@sandiegohabitat.orgMission Driven FinanceWilda Wong(858) 880-0252 x708wilda@missiondrivenfinance.com Media Release San Diego Habitat for Humanity Announces Expanded Investment From Mission Driven Finance Homebuilding Investment Fund II will support affordable homeownership construction programs over the next 5 years, following a successful $2 million pilot San

Make Double the Impact for Giving Tuesday 2023

2023-11-13T17:22:22-08:00November 23rd, 2023|

Friends, mark your calendars! Giving Tuesday is just around the corner, and we're thrilled to announce that this year's day of giving is coming up on Tuesday, November 28. What makes Giving Tuesday 2023 extra special? Thanks to the incredible generosity of one of our long-term supporters, we're gearing up for a monumental $10,000 match! That

Building Homes and Hope With Realty Income in Escondido

2023-11-13T17:22:57-08:00November 14th, 2023|

Earlier this month, longtime partner Realty Income joined us out on the construction site to build better life stories for San Diegans in need of decent, affordable housing. A whopping 125 employee volunteers helped frame homes at our newest affordable housing community on E Norte Parkway in Escondido, which will soon make homeownership a reality

Meet Grace and Devonna, Our Newest San Diego Habitat Team Members

2023-11-13T17:22:42-08:00November 10th, 2023|

Please join us in extending a warm Habitat hello to Devonna and Grace, newest additions to our growing team! A seasoned, bilingual communications strategist, Devonna brings more than two decades of experience working at the intersection of community and public policy and most recently served as the Director of Communications and Binational Affairs for the Chairwoman

Every Home Deserves a Little ‘Picket’ Up

2023-11-13T17:22:11-08:00November 6th, 2023|

Habitat works in many ways to support our community’s ever-growing need for safe, stable shelter. In addition to the construction of new homes, we also offer repairs to existing ones, extending not only the longevity of the home but the quality of life for its occupants. This past month, we finished up exterior improvements at Marielena’s home

San Diego Habitat for Humanity Collaborates With PNC Bank for 14th Annual Veterans Build

2023-11-08T16:08:59-08:00October 31st, 2023|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2023 Contact: Devonna Almagro | Director of Communications(619) 283-4663 x125 devonna.almagro@sandiegohabitat.org Media Release San Diego Habitat for Humanity Collaborates With PNC Bank for 14th Annual Veterans BuildProgram sponsored in part by PNC Bank provides safer home environments for veterans San Diego, CA — San Diego Habitat for Humanity will kick off

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