Category Archives: Build Volunteers

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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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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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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A North Portland congregation sells land to benefit the church and Habitat for Humanity’s low-income clients

OREGONIAN (September 11, 2010) – Rivergate Community Church seemed to be losing its way. As many Baptist founders who cleared the poison oak and built the church after World War II passed on, membership dwindled to a couple dozen in … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight on Paul Tanzer

CANBY (September 3, 2010) – Paul Tanzer has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity for 15 years. His knowledge, experience and leadership make him an invaluable asset to the organization. A former teacher, public educator, librarian and contractor, Paul got involved … Continue reading

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