Neighborhood Revitalization

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,

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

Strengthening San Diego Through Home Preservation

2023-08-03T17:19:27-07:00August 17th, 2023|

San Diego Habitat doesn’t just strengthen communities through the building of new, affordable homes — we also partner with existing homeowners to preserve and support their homeownership journey with an array of housing solutions. And our Housing and Community Services team has been busy doing just that!More than 40 individuals, including one future Habitat homebuyer,

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

Program Update: VetRepair, April 2023

2023-08-03T16:36:53-07:00April 25th, 2023|

We recently completed some fencing repairs at the home of a veteran through our VetRepair program. Joe served in the Marines from 1987-91. In 2006, he reenlisted in the military and joined the Army National Guard. He was quickly elevated to the Army and sent on deployment in Afghanistan; he was awarded a Purple Heart military

Home Preservation Changes Lives, Too

2023-03-01T15:51:07-08:00March 8th, 2023|

San Diego Habitat’s Home Preservation team has been hard at work making safer, healthier spaces for a family in El Cajon. With the help of six corporate partner volunteer groups, and 70 individual volunteers contributing 335 total volunteer hours, we recently completed some much needed preservation repairs at the home of Mucyo and Karina. The

Making Our Community More Vibrant and Livable

2023-03-01T12:58:46-08:00February 13th, 2023|

Habitat's mission isn’t just about building new homes — we also provide affordable repairs in partnership with existing homeowners and aim to preserve vibrant, healthy public spaces. And our Housing and Community Services team has been busy this past month doing just that. In Logan Heights, volunteers completely removed and rebuilt a deck that had

Veterans Build 2022 is Underway

2023-03-01T15:29:40-08:00November 2nd, 2022|

Veterans Build is this week! We’re looking forward to performing repairs on the homes of some very special veterans and their families. Volunteer shifts are already full, but you can still support the work we do to support veterans in our community.Your donations to our veterans programs provide safe, healthy homes for veterans in a

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