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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…

Leprino Foods-Raising walls with the Goldsmith Family

On July 26th and 27th, more than 20 volunteers from Leprino Foods (East and West), joined the Goldsmith family and Habitat for Humanity staff to start an amazing home remodel. The growing family of eight needed to add a bathroom and bedroom…

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…

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,…

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…

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.…

"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 &…

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…

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…

LDS lends a hand at the Visalia ReStore.

  Helping Habitat for Humanity on the job-site or in the ReStore is so valuable. Check out this great video of a recent team of volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  

"Living in a Habitat home changed my life."

Over many years we have watched as our homeowners lives have changed and their families have thrived. Many find that because their mortgage payments are considerably less than the rent they were paying, they can now afford to save money for…

Ana and David Ochoa-Blessed as Habitat Homeowners

  Anastasia Ochoa: Restore Habitat for Humanity The stability of home ownership means many things to Anastasia Ochoa, a 28-year-old mother of four, and her husband David, the proud owner-operator of a relatively new tree-trimming…

The Santana Family House Dedication

On June 4th, volunteers, board members and staff from Habitat for Humanity joined the Santana Family as they started their “home-ownership” journey. They put in sweat-equity hours building their home and will now make monthly, no-interest…

First Habitat homeowner pays off mortgage!

In early July, Tammy Perez, Habitat for Humanity of Tulare/Kings Counties first homeowner partner walked into the Habitat office and payed off her home mortgage after 22 years. Her monthly payments became a part of the on-going cycle of…

ReStore Selling Recycled Paint

Visions Paint The Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Visalia is selling "Workhorse" brand Visions Paint. These paints are recycled from excess paints to help preserve the environment and give new life to paint that would normally be thrown…

Donate a Vehicle to Cars for Homes

Donate your old vehicle, trailer, boat or motor-home to Habitat for Humanity of Tulare/Kings County and help a local family build or remodel a home! If you donate an automobile or other vehicle, you may be eligible for a tax deduction. [mor…