Category Archives: Volunteers

Blazing a trail

WOODBURN INDEPENDENT (April 11, 2012) – Before his work with AWARE Food Bank, French Prairie Kiwanis and Habitat for Humanity, Warde Hershberger was already fired up about volunteering. Hershberger joined the Woodburn Fire District as a volunteer firefighter 50 years … Continue reading

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Double your impact with a year-end gift to NWV Habitat for Humanity

Dear Habitat Supporters, A small group of passionate NWV Habitat supporters, including the Board of Directors, has issued a challenge to all of you to help raise $20,000 during this last week of 2011 to serve more families with decent, … Continue reading

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Key opens the door to the future

Habitat for Humanity plans homes for three families by Christmas SILVERTON APPEAL (June 7, 2011) – Every emotion — from smiling to crying to smiling again — comes into play when a family is handed the key to a new … Continue reading

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Three volunteering ideas that fit your busy life

IDEALISTBLOG (April 13, 2011) – Volunteering offers benefits to communities and individuals and the volunteer. Studies show volunteers benefit mentally and physically, and report increased happiness due to stronger social ties. But it’s also often presented in popular media as an activity … Continue reading

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Why I Believe in Habitat

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL (March 1, 2011) – Women from all walks of life come together to help build and renovate houses, changing lives in the process — often, their own. Emily Bergl Actress and Carter Work Project volunteer On a … Continue reading

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NWV Habitat Supporters: we need your help to save AmeriCorps programs from elimination

Dear NWV Habitat Supporters, We need your help to Save Service. The United States Congress is considering legislation to eliminate funding for the Corporation for National and Community Service from the budget, jeopardizing thousands of service initiatives around the country. With … Continue reading

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In New Zealand, a Habitat crew finds close-to-home truths in a distant place

OREGONIAN (January 22, 2011) – It’s hot up on the second floor of this unfinished house more than 7,000 miles away from Oregon. And the piece of triboard material the four of us are carrying wobbles partially because some of us … Continue reading

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