Entries by Deanna Saldana

Combined Federal Campaign

  Federal employees have the opportunity to help support their local Habitat for Humanity by donating through the yearly Combined Federal Campaign. The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life […]

Porterville House Dedication

On July 12th, members of the Porterville community joined Habitat staff, the “Building Hope in Porterville” Committee and Habitat’s newest homeowner to dedicate the fourth Habitat house on “G” street. Mike Barbera from Believers Church of Porterville started the event with an invocation then gathered all guests together to help with a group dedication prayer. […]

One Year Anniversary-ReStore Hanford

  Ana and David Ochoa continue to give back to Habitat for Humanity, even six years after starting their partnership with Habitat by becoming homeowners. They fired up their grill and cooked tacos for customers, Habitat board members, staff and others who stopped by the Hanford ReStore on Saturday, July 13th. Opening the ReStore had […]

Interview with K-Jug host Rose Ortega

  Having the opportunity to talk about Habitat for Humanity is easy for me but, as with everyone, I need a platform! After more than a few conversations with Rose Ortega over at K-Jug, Visalia, getting together to record a PSA is like having a wonderful conversation with a friend. On May 15th we met […]

Tina LOVES her Habitat home…

  Tina was living in a room no bigger than a closet and paying for the privilege. She never thought that one day she would be able to leave that closet behind and become a homeowner through Habitat for Humanity of Tulare/Kings Counties. Check out her story.

“Treasure Hunt” prize for the Visalia Home Expo

Volunteers from Zeltmacher Structural Engineering helped Habitat for Humanity staff assemble a cute playhouse that will be the “Treasure Hunt” prize for the 26th Annual SpringFest at the Visalia Convention Center on Friday, February 8-9 & 10. Habitat for Humanity ReStore will  have items on display in a large booth on 1st avenue and will […]

2019 Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition

Much to Celebrate-More to Build On January 17, more than 70 people gathered for Habitat for Humanity’s Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition event at the Wyndham Hotel.  Awards of recognition were given to volunteers who had donated more than 100 hours of their time serving Habitat for Humanity or the ReStore.  The event also focused […]

The Community “Raises Walls” in Porterville

  Almost 50 members of the local Porterville Community, joined Habitat for Humanity staff and new homeowner partner, to raise the first wall on Habitat’s newest project in Porterville. The Porterville Committee has been raising funds for this project for almost a year. Because of an amazing partnership with the City of Porterville, the donated […]