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June 2017

Northrop Grumman Supports a Third Year of Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV’s Palmdale Enriched Neighborhood®

June 28, 2017

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Thank you to the County of Los Angeles

June 28, 2017

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THE HOME DEPOT FOUNDATION AND TEAM DEPOT HELP BUILD VETERAN ENRICHED NEIGHBORHOOD HOMES IN SANTA CLARITA

June 26, 2017

  The Home Depot Foundation and Team Depot Help Build Veteran Enriched Neighborho... Read More...

Thank you FivePoint Newhall Ranch

June 6, 2017

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May 2017

Wells Fargo Teaches Budget and Credit Management Class

May 18, 2017

Wells Fargo Teaches Budget and Credit Management Class Earlier this m... Read More...

Thank you Mechanix Wear!

May 16, 2017

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Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Team Help Low- Income Veteran

May 16, 2017

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Team Members Help a Low-Income Veteran ... Read More...

LA County Arts Commission Funds Habitat SF/SCV for its implementation of Homes 4 Families’ Trauma-Informed Arts Programming

May 2, 2017

Thank you to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors who recentl... Read More...

April 2017

Lockheed Martin Achieves 1/2 House Sponsorship Level

April 19, 2017

Lockheed Martin Achieves ½ House Sponsorship Level   Tha... Read More...

March 2017

Annenberg Alchemy+Sponsors Habitat for Humanity through Ralph M. Parsons

March 31, 2017

  Habitat SF/SCV Leadership Graduate from Annenberg Foundation’s Leadership Seminar and Alchemy+ ... Read More...

A Letter from a Thankful Veteran

March 23, 2017

Below is a letter from Veteran RJ Kelly whose home was damaged in the 2016 Sand Fire. With the help of State Farm and youth volunteers, we were able to protect his property from potential flooding and future mudslides. ... Read More...

Donna Deutchman Selected as Senior Fellow for UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

March 22, 2017

Donna Deutchman, President & CEO of Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV and Hom... Read More...

Attention Veterans with a Family Income between $40,800-$86,150* Now accepting applications for Palmdale community

March 17, 2017

AFFORDABLE HOUSING Through this Enriched Neighborhood® program, United States veterans of any age or conflict (including National Guard) can qualify for a two or three bedroom home and pay no more than 30% of their monthly income for m... Read More...

Fundraiser Helps to Complete Homes for Low Income Veterans in Santa Clarita, CA.

March 7, 2017

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY SF/SCV HONORS PRINCESS CRUISES AND WW II VETS AT HE... Read More...

January 2017

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV Honors Princess Cruises at the 2017 Hearts for Heroes Builders Ball

January 30, 2017

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The Home Depot Foundation Continues to Support Veterans in Santa Clarita

January 13, 2017

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV and the families that we serve are beyond grateful to The Home Depot Foundation who has contributed an additional $300,000 to our Santa Clarita Enriched Neighborhood® for veterans and their families! ... Read More...

Hunt Braly Named Chairman of Board of Directors

January 4, 2017

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV is starting 2017 by welcoming Hunt C. Braly as its new Ch... Read More...

December 2016

West Ranch High School co-workers donate money, gifts to two local veterans

December 23, 2016

Instead of exchanging holiday gifts this year, West Ranch High School cafeteria workers decided to pool together money, food and gifts for two local United States Marine Corps veterans. “We decided that instead of doing Christmas presents that w... Read More...

Veterans and their families get a true taste of the holiday spirit

December 19, 2016

For three and a half years while in the army, Miguel Delcid had a different holiday experience than most of the United States. A sense of relaxation and family time is not a part of the holiday spirit in the military. Any moment, these soldiers can b... Read More...

October 2016

Giving Tuesday

October 20, 2016

Giving Tuesday was created to UNITE US all. It’s not just a day to kick off your year-end giving. It is a movement! Join in on this movement, and make a difference with your generosity in this world. All donations will go toward building homes and ... Read More...

Our Over The Edge Event Was A Success!

October 20, 2016

Check out the photos from our event! ... Read More...

September 2016

Weyerhaeuser Makes a Difference for Veterans in Santa Clarita, California

September 20, 2016

Thank you to Weyerhaeuser and the Weyerhaeuser Community Giving Fund for their generous contribution in support of Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV’s Santa Clarita Enriched Neighborhood® for Veterans! Their contribution will help us put the final touch... Read More...

Habitat for Humanity Provides Homes for Veterans

September 12, 2016

Written by Nikolas Samuels, The Santa Clarita Valley Signal Habitat for Humanity in partnership with CalVet held a ceremony to give keys to 28 Veterans and their families on Saturday. Over 6,000 volunteers from the Santa Clarita and Sa... Read More...

Veteran Families Receive Keys To New Homes In Ceremony

September 12, 2016

Written by Natalie Rocha, KHTS AM 1220 Welcoming Veterans and their families to the community, 28 families in Phase 2 were presented keys to their new homes during the Santa Clarita Key Ceremony on Saturday. With the completio... Read More...

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Continues to Change the Lives of Low-Income Veterans & Their Families Through Support of Habitat SF/SCV Programs

September 6, 2016

Thank you to our longtime partner, The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation for their generous contribution in support of Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ Enriched Neighborhood® for Veterans! The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation has b... Read More...

August 2016

Award-Winning Actor, Tony Denison, to Rappel at Our Rappelling Over the Edge for Veterans!

August 31, 2016

We’re excited to announce that award-winning actor, Tony Denison, from TNT’s Major Crimes, will be one of our Grand Marshalls for our Rappelling Over the Edge for Veterans event on October 7th and 8th! Tony will be rappelling down the 25-story... Read More...

Now That You’re #BackToSchool, it’s Time to “Test Your Teacher!”

August 26, 2016

Give you teacher the ultimate test of bravery and send them rappelling Over the Edge! Wouldn’t you pay to see one of your teachers rappelling down a 25-story building? You and your school/class can send your teacher or principal ... Read More...

Rappel and Help Two Army Veterans Give Their Children a Safe Place to Call Home Through Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV...

August 12, 2016

Hope and Korey Washington were excited and eager to dedicate their lives in service to our country. H... Read More...

U.S. Bank Contribution Supports Affordable Homeownership for Veterans in Los Angeles County

August 8, 2016

Thank you to U.S. Bank for their generous contribution in support of Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys' Enriched Neighborhood® for Veterans! Their contribution will help provide a safe, permanent, affordable, healthy and susta... Read More...

3M Gives to Support Enrichment Services for Military Children

August 3, 2016

Thank you to 3M Foundation and the 3M Northridge Facility for their recent contribution to support Enrichment Services for Military Children living in our Santa Clarita Enriched Neighborhood® for Veterans and their families. As part of their comm... Read More...

July 2016

Actor/Comedian Gary Anthony Williams will be Announcer at Our Rappelling Over the Edge for Veterans

July 28, 2016

We’re excited to announce that actor/comedian Gary Anthony Williams will be an announcer at Day 1 – October 7th of our Rappelling Over the Edge for Veterans event! Gary will be doing the “play-by-play” announcing of our rappellers as they ... Read More...

Rappel and Help an Army Veteran and Single Mom Own a Home Through Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV...

July 27, 2016

Aracely joined the military at the age of 19, right out of high school, wanting nothing more than to be a... Read More...

The Late Night Jazz Orchestra to Perform at Our Over the Edge for Veterans

July 26, 2016

We are excited to announce that The Late Night Jazz Orchestra will be performing at our Rappelling Over the Edge for Veterans event, taking place on October 7 & 8! The Late Night Jazz Orchestra will be performing with Sharon Lawrence and Melora Ha... Read More...

Actress Melora Hardin to Perform at Our Over the Edge for Veterans

July 21, 2016

We’re excited to announce that Emmy nominated actress Melora Hardin will be performing at our Over the Edge for Veterans event taking place on October 7 & 8! Melora will be singing at the VIP Reception for the event being held on the evening of ... Read More...

Emmy-Nominated Actress Sharon Lawrence to Perform at Our Over the Edge for Veterans

July 20, 2016

We’re excited to announce that Emmy-nominated actress Sharon Lawrence will be performing at our Over the Edge for Veterans event taking place on October 7 & 8! She has joined the Event Committee as well. Sharon will be singing with the Late Nigh... Read More...

Habitat Salutes and Mourns a Great Friend of Our Veterans

July 14, 2016

Written by Christopher Cadelago, The Sacramento Bee Republican Sen. Sharon Runner, who returned to the Legislature last year following a life-saving double lung transplant, has died. The Lancaster Republican was 62. Runner, who is marr... Read More...

Habitat SF/SCV Receives Grant from CA Arts Council

July 11, 2016

The California Arts Council, a state agency, announced that it will award Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys with $9,400 in support of our My TIME (My Trauma-Informed Military Enrichment) Program, as part of its Veterans Initiati... Read More...

Rappel and Help a Wounded Marine Vet Achieve His Dream to Own His Own Home Through Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV

July 7, 2016

His whole life Dominic has been fighting to find his own way in the world. From a rough background and after 4 years in the Marines, Dominic is finally starting to build his own sense of peace—and dreams of a home for his son, his therapy dog Kyle,... Read More...

June 2016

The Cornerstone Legacy Society

June 28, 2016

You do not have to be wealthy to make a significant gift to Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV. Our tax laws encourage the support of charitable organizations and the tax code provides benefits that make it possible for the philanthropic spirit to be expres... Read More...

Citi Global Community Day Supports Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV

June 13, 2016

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In Honor of a Santa Clarita Veteran Hero

June 9, 2016

In honor of Santa Clarita veteran hero, Duane Harte, after his untimely passing in December 2015, Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV created the Duane Harte Family Assistance Fund. This fund was created to support military families with mortgage assistance ... Read More...

Harold’s Help Desk Provides Supportive Services

June 7, 2016

Thanks to generous donations from The Harold Edelstein Foundation, many great programs are in place and used by civilians and Veterans alike on a daily basis. Harold Edelstein was determined to use his good fortune to help others, so he started a fou... Read More...

State-Level Achievements and Work in Veteran Housing

June 6, 2016

For the last 5 years, Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV has been part of the Governor’s Interagency Council on Veterans (ICV), created under Governor Brown’s Executive Order to form an interactive council of agencies focusing on health, education, hous... Read More...

May 2016

Construction Update

May 16, 2016

Windows, Doors and Roofing Going Up in Phase 2 of our Santa Clarita Community! ... Read More...

What a Turn Out! What a WE Build!

May 10, 2016

Congratulations to the 300 women, (and some men!) that came to support our annual Women’s Empowerment Build. The event was completely sold out and the turnout was amazing, even while the skies threatened rain. Santa Clarita City Councilmembers Laur... Read More...

April 2016

Meet Our Volunteers - Kim Cherney

April 20, 2016

Kim Cherney of Home Depot has been a constant supporter and advocate for Habitat for Humanity and our Veteran Communities. Kim has been at the forefront of Home Depot’s Team Depot making sure that Home Depot put their hearts and brawn parallel to t... Read More...

Volunteers Help Build Homes For 28 Veterans In Saugus

April 15, 2016

Written by Heather Harbin, KHTS AM 1220 The “Santa Clarita Valley Veteran’s New Home Community,” located on Centre Pointe Parkway, will include 78 homes for veterans in total. The project is now in its second phase where 28 homes... Read More...

Congratulations Bill Reynolds, SCV Signal’s New Director of Veterans Affairs!

April 8, 2016

An important member of Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV’s Mentorship program has a new accomplishment to celebrate. Vietnam Veteran, Bill Reynolds, has been named the first Director of Veterans Affairs for the Santa Clarita Valley Signal. Bill has be... Read More...

Construction Update!

April 1, 2016

Raising Walls in Phase 2 of our Santa Clarita Community! Th... Read More...

March 2016

Use Your 2015 Tax Return to Build Homes and Futures!

March 29, 2016

April 15th is almost here! Build Homes. Build Hope. With your California state tax return! Habitat for Humanity will be listed as a charity to designate for voluntary contributions on the 2015 State of California tax re... Read More...

Habitat SF/SCV Helps Homeless Veteran: Meet Douglas Hood

March 21, 2016

Douglas Hood served in the U.S. Army from 1998 to 2014. During his service he deployed and was stationed overseas. When he returned home, he was unable to find a job and had nowhere to call home. He spent some time staying with friends, but eventuall... Read More...

Highlighting Our Workshops: Military Spouses Personal Needs Tree Workshop

March 15, 2016

On Wednesday, February 3rd, veterans spouses came out to our Military Spouses Personal Needs Tree Workshop! The spouses come to get to know each other while doing a workshop with our Trauma-Informed Specialist, Pamela Braly. This is a safe place for ... Read More...

Harte, Shine Honored at Habitat Builder’s Ball

March 1, 2016

Written by Michelle Buttelman, SCVTV Duane Harte was honored posthumously ... Read More...

February 2016

Anheuser-Busch and Doreen Shine Honored: Over $250k Raised for Veterans

February 29, 2016

On Friday, February 26th, over 375 community leaders came together at the Universal Sheraton Hotel for an evening of fun, fundraising and celebration in support of Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV’s Enriched Neighborhoods® for Veterans. This year’... Read More...

Habitat SF/SCV Helps Homeless Veteran: Meet Harold Cox

February 8, 2016

Harold Cox served in the United States Navy for 9 years until he was injured in combat. Upon returning home he was working, but lost his job unexpectedly. Harold was unaware of the benefits that were owed to him for his time served. Missing benefits,... Read More...

Pamela Braly with My T.I.M.E.® Art & Drumming for 2016

February 4, 2016

2016 has Pamela Braly returning to us for another year of My T.I.M.E.® Art and Drumming workshops! So far, January has seen two excellent workshops already, and the month of February is on schedule for even more. For those Veteran families yo... Read More...

January 2016

Anheuser-Busch and Doreen Shine to be Honored with Hammer of Hope Award

January 25, 2016

On Friday, February 26, 2016, Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys will present the 2016 Hammer of Hope Award at our annual Builder’s Ball Gala. This year we will be honoring Anheuser-Busch and Doreen Shine. Both of our 2016 hon... Read More...

Don and Lorraine Freeberg Foundation Fund Military Children’s Enrichment Program

January 5, 2016

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV extends a very heartfelt thank you to the Don and Lorraine Freeberg Foundation for their generous three-year grant to fund our pilot Military Children’s Enrichment program. We know that this will make a significant impac... Read More...

Meet Our Volunteer - Brevin Bowerman

January 4, 2016

Brevin Bowerman is a 16 year old Eagle Scout. This is an impressive age to reach such heights in scouting. Most boys do not earn Eagle Scout until closer to the age of 18. Brevin however, came to Habitat for Humanity in May of 2015 with a plan and a ... Read More...

November 2015

Meet Our Volunteers - Gary Rohr

November 30, 2015

Gary Rohr always has a smiling face and a kind hello. You can find Gary on site in Santa Clarita at least twice a week lending his expertise. Gary has a kind and gentle spirit and loves to take other volunteers under his experienced guidance. Gary is... Read More...

Rekindle the Hope for Veteran Families This Holiday Season

November 24, 2015

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV is happy to announce that 26 Veteran families will be spending this holiday season in their brand new homes! We now need your help to complete the job! Phase 1 of our Santa Clarita CalVet REN (Residential Enriched Neighbor... Read More...

Veteran Memorials Unveiled in Special Veteran’s Day Event at Our Santa Clarita Community

November 16, 2015

Veterans Day is always a special day. This year however, the long awaited unveiling took place in our 78-home Enriched Neighborhood® Veteran Community in Santa Clarita. While the high winds blew through our Enriched Neighborhood®, over 100 people g... Read More...

Habitat Veteran Homeowner Honored at City Hall

November 11, 2015

Yesterday morning, November 10, 2015, at City Hall each Los Angeles City Council Member honored Veterans from their districts for their military service, and also for their continued service to the communities in which they live. One of our Habitat f... Read More...

The Home Depot and TEAM DEPOT Making a Difference at Santa Clarita Enriched Neighborhood®

November 10, 2015

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/ Santa Clarita Valley is grateful for the generous support of The Home Depot Foundation and TEAM DEPOT who are making a significant difference at our Santa Clarita Enriched Neighborhood®. The Home Depot Foundatio... Read More...

Citi Salutes Clearpoint and Habitat for Humanity

November 9, 2015

As a part of our affordable housing program, Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV uses the Enriched Neighborhood Model®, developed by our sister agency, Homes for Families. With this model, services are provided to our families at no cost. These services inc... Read More...

Construction Update!

November 5, 2015

Trenching and Retaining Walls Being Built for Phase 2 of Our Santa Clarita Community! ... Read More...

October 2015

Keeping Our Kids Safe: Gun Safety Workshop

October 30, 2015

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV would like to thank Deputy Kevin Duxbury with Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department for volunteering his personal time to offer Keeping Your Kids Safe: A Workshop on Gun Safety in the Home. The event was held at Habitat for H... Read More...

Meet Our Volunteers - Dr. Barry Levine

October 26, 2015

Barry is a long-time volunteer whom we can always count on. He is one of our distinguished TEAM Leaders. Barry has been volunteering for Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV through many of our communities, and brings with him vast construction experience and... Read More...

My T.I.M.E. Prayer Flag Workshop Concludes

October 23, 2015

October 17th was the last of the 8-month series of Prayer Flags at the My TIME® Center. The workshops were held one Saturday per month for 8 months by Mrs. Alessandra Colfi. Mrs. Colfi holds a B.A. in Linguistics, a Masters in Fine Art, and Ph.D. in... Read More...

Habitat SF/SCV Helps Homeless Veteran Families: Meet Brett Ernest

October 15, 2015

Brett is a United States Army Veteran. When he first came into our ReStore, he didn’t have anything in his apartment besides a single sheet. He was in need of many basic household necessities. Thanks to the community’s support of our Habitat for ... Read More...

Harold's Help Desk Helps Our Veteran Families

October 12, 2015

For many years, Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) has benefitted significantly from the support of The Harold Edelstein Foundation – inspired by the vision of a very special man, Harold Edelstein. According to Fred... Read More...

The Reasons We Smile

October 9, 2015

The Reasons We Smile was the name of last week’s A Window between Worlds Family Workshop. As described by Laura Espinoza of AWBW, “In our daily lives, sometimes we can become so consumed with the reasons that make us frown that we forget, we have... Read More...

Habitat Welcomes 2 New Families to Phase 2 in Santa Clarita!

October 5, 2015

Welcome the Reardon Family! Michael Reardon is a 5 year USMC Veteran, happily married to Rose and proud parents to Alexander and 3 month old Liliana. “Don’t need to buy the lottery, because today we have already won!” - Michael R... Read More...

Habitat Welcomes Back Its Mentorship Program

October 2, 2015

Habitat’s My TIME® Center welcomed back the Mentorship Program on the 24th of September. Both Mentors and Mentees were in attendance for the breakfast. It was a time for everyone to share resources, ask questions, and start dialogue regarding the ... Read More...

Better by the Dozen

October 1, 2015

The results are in and we’re proud to share the success stories from the 12 Veteran families in our Sylmar community! These families moved into their homes last spring and have been thriving in their new community. In the first year, household i... Read More...

September 2015

Meet Our Volunteers - Santa Clarita Quilt Guild

September 29, 2015

Words cannot express our gratitude toward the members of The Santa Clarita Quilt Guild. This wonderful group of volunteers have put countless hours into creating one of a kind quilts for each and every family in our Santa Clarita Enriched Neighborhoo... Read More...

Family Equine Decompression Day

September 28, 2015

Through a generous grant provided by the All Glory Foundation, Habitat is able to partner with Synergy Military Equestrian Program to provide Equine Therapy workshops to veterans, military couples, and military families at the Moonshadow Ranch in Sha... Read More...

Our First Raise the Roof for Veterans Event is a Success!

September 25, 2015

Our first Raise the Roof for Veterans - A Comedy and Variety Show, held on September 20, 2015 was a huge success! With approximately 150 people in attendance, the Madrid Theatre was filled with laughter. The Sunday matinee show kicked off with Fritz ... Read More...

Moving Day is Here for 26 Families in Santa Clarita!

September 1, 2015

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV is proud to announce that the 26 families of Phase 1 of our Santa Clarita CalVet REN have begun moving in! This morning, families started rolling in their U-Hauls and moving things into their brand new homes. They have bee... Read More...

August 2015

Habitat SF/SCV Helps Homeless Veteran: Meet the Felix's

August 31, 2015

David Felix is a United States Army Veteran. He and his wife are both disabled and he was trying to get his benefits when they found themselves homeless. They also have 4 children, an infant, 2-year old, 5-year old and a 6-year old. Now they’ve fin... Read More...

Meet Our Volunteer - Ben Dibene

August 30, 2015

If you want to get something done, ask a busy person! Ben is a retired, 30-year veteran of the California Highway Patrol. He is a father of three daughters and a grandfather of six. Ben’s family is paramount to him, and he attends church weekly. He... Read More...

Meet Ulysses Guillebeau

August 28, 2015

Ulysses served in the United States Air Force from 1981-1984. When he moved into his first apartment after being homeless he had nothing but an air mattress, not even a dish to eat off of. Thanks to the community’s support of our Habitat for Humani... Read More...

Solar Panels Go Up on Veterans Housing Project in Saugus

August 27, 2015

View video here! Written by SCV Signal A solar power firm i... Read More...

A Window Between Worlds Family Unity Symbols Workshop

August 27, 2015

This month’s family Windows workshop focused on creating family unity symbols. Some of the veterans who participated in this workshop even came from volunteering their entire morning building fences on the 100+ degree construction site! In this wor... Read More...

Meet Steven Faucett

August 26, 2015

Thanks to the community’s support of our Habitat ReStore through donations and sales, we at Habitat San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys are able to help our nation’s veterans move out of homelessness and into apartments for the first time. It is o... Read More...

July 2015

Santa Clarita Hails First Affordable Habitat for Humanity Housing for Veterans

July 22, 2015

Written by Dana Bartholomew, Los Angeles Daily News SANTA CLARITA -- ... Read More...

Veterans, Families Get Keys to New SCV ‘Homes for Heroes’

July 22, 2015

Written by Heather Harbin, Hometownstation.com ... Read More...

26 Veteran Families Presented With Keys to New Homes

July 22, 2015

Habitat for Humanity, along with the California Department of Veteran Affairs, gave 26 veterans and their families keys to their new homes located in their own neighborhood Saturday. Click ... Read More...

Join Us, Saturday, July 18th, for Our Key Ceremony

July 8, 2015

On Saturday, July 18th, 26 Veteran families will be receiving keys to their very own homes. Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV and the California Department of Veterans Affairs will be handing out keys to Phase 1 homeowners in the Santa Clarita Enriched Nei... Read More...

Habitat SF/SCV Honored as Finalist in LABJ 2015 Nonprofit Awards

July 6, 2015

On Friday, June 19th, Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV was honored as a finalist in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2015 Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards. These awards are designed to honor and recognize professionals and organizations in t... Read More...

June 2015

Construction Update!

June 18, 2015

Interior Painting, Stucco on Exteriors and Raising the Flag Pole at our Santa Clarita Site! ... Read More...

May 2015

Construction Nearing an End on Phase One for Habitat Housing

May 25, 2015

The Habitat for Humanity Santa Clarita Enriched Veteran’s Community is nearly finished with phase one of construction. SCVTV got an exclusive look at the neighborhood and what it takes to build for veterans. Click ... Read More...

Habitat For Humanity Participating In National Women Build Week

May 25, 2015

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) is excited to be one of 300 Habitat affiliates nationwide participating in National Women Build Week, sponsored in part by Lowe’s. Habitat for Humanity San Fernando an... Read More...

Local Women Get Their Hands Dirty to Help Build Homes for Veterans!

May 12, 2015

On Saturday, May 10th, Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys wrapped up its week-long Women Empowerment Build (WE Build)with Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean and Councilmember Laurene Weste as they welcomed over 200 women from all ... Read More...

Construction Update!

May 1, 2015

Pre-Wrap of House Exteriors Underway! Beginning to Install Insulation for Phase 1 of our Santa Clarita Community! ... Read More...

April 2015

Construction Update!

April 14, 2015

Roofing Complete! Plumbing and Electricla Near Completion! Grading of Phase 2 Underway at our Santa Clarita Site! ... Read More...

March 2015

Construction Update!

March 30, 2015

Plumbing and Electrical Underway at Phase 1 of Our Santa Clarita Site! ... Read More...

Construction Update!

March 3, 2015

Framing and Roofing Almost Complete at Phase 1 of Our Santa Clarita Site! ... Read More...

Union Bank Employees and Leadership Support our Veterans Once Again at Santa Clarita Site!

March 3, 2015

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February 2015

Citi and Valley Veterans Honored at 2015 Builder’s Ball

February 27, 2015

Over $312,000 Raised for Veteran Enriched Neighborhood® On Friday, February 20th over 370 community leaders joined together at the Universal Sheraton Hotel for a night of food, fun, and fundraising in support of Habitat for Humanity San ... Read More...

Construction Update

February 10, 2015

Framing for Phase 1! Grading for Phases 2 and 3 has begun! Full steam ahead at our Santa Clarita site! ... Read More...

January 2015

Supporting Our Veterans

January 10, 2015

Written by The Magazine of Santa Clarita Habitat SF/SCV honors Veteran Leaders for their support of Habitat building 80+ homes for Veterans in Santa Clarita We are always so appreciative of our veterans who have served our cou... Read More...

November 2014

Home for the Holidays

November 20, 2014

Help 26 veteran families receive the gift of homeownership by the next Holiday Season! "We have been hanging the same Christmas stockings on our tiny apartment's living room closet door for the last 17 years. Being able to finally hang them in the... Read More...

October 2014

Volunteers Improve Santa Clarita Kids’ Lives and Futures with Play

October 31, 2014

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys, Disney and KaBOOM! Celebrate Enriching the Lives of Kids and Families by Building a Healthy, Safe Space to Play in One Day Santa Clarita, Calif. – More than 1,000 Santa Clarita ch... Read More...

Warner Bros. Gives Back to Our Veterans

October 23, 2014

Warner Bros. Entertainment came out with more than 50 volunteers Saturday Oct. 11, to help Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys build homes for low-income veteran families. In addition to framing, volunteers helped grade, install j... Read More...

September 2014

Volunteer of the Month

September 25, 2014

Albert Manopla has been volunteering with us since December 2013. He recently retired and his wife wanted him to continue being active! She recommended that he volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.... Read More...

Construction Update

September 24, 2014

Framing Internal Walls for Future Use, Trenching for Plumbing, and Installing Jute at our 80+ Home Santa Clarita Build Site! ... Read More...

Princess Cruises Community Foundation Supports Local Vets on Day of Remembrance

September 24, 2014

On September 11, 2014 volunteers from Princess Cruises came out to support Santa Clarita veterans at the SCV Enriched Neighborhood® build site. Fifty employees helped frame walls and complete other work in the development and got to meet a few of th... Read More...

Home Depot Helps Build Santa Clarita Valley Homes For Veterans

September 23, 2014

Written by Perry Smith, Hometownstation.com More than 120 Home Depot employees, as well as veterans and community members, helped Santa Clarita Valley veterans' houses get a... Read More...

Strength in Service

September 10, 2014

Written by Mason Nesbitt & Lila Littlejohn, Signal SCV Home Depot group helps build veteran homes in SCV as part of 9/11 service goal Sept. 11, the 13th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil, won’t be da... Read More...

August 2014

August - Volunteer of the Month

August 22, 2014

This month, we recognize a very dedicated volunteer, Mireya Avitia! Mireya has been volunteering with Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV in our Chatsworth ReStore since June 24th 2014. She needed to find somewhere to volunteer for school credit and found Ha... Read More...

Veteran Support Dances Full Circle as Community, Habitat Homeowners, and Dante Acosta Help Santa Clarita Veterans

August 14, 2014

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, Dante Acosta continued the goal of raising the most funds for his DWOS Charity, Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV, while a Habitat Sylmar homeowner paid it forward. Community members were invited to come out to a special event wh... Read More...

Construction Update!

August 12, 2014

Storm Drain & Sewer Installed at Our 87-Home Santa Clarita Site! Th... Read More...

KaBOOM! and Disney Enrich Playtime at the SCV Enriched Neighborhood® for Veteran Families

August 10, 2014

On October 30, 2014, Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys will come together with KaBOOM! and Disney to build a playground in the SCV Enriched Neighborhood® in Santa Clarita. KaBOOM! is a non-profit organization whose mission i... Read More...

July 2014

Gold Star Dad, Dante Acosta, Remembering Son, While Helping Local Veterans

July 21, 2014

Dante Acosta, Gold Star Dad and Santa Clarita City Council Member, is dancing for Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys in the Dancing with our Stars Competition on August 22, 2014. He will be dancing in memory of his eldest son, Ar... Read More...

Serving Those Who Serve

July 3, 2014

A U.S. Navy veteran serving in the Reserves, Byron Rodriguez now owns an 1,100-square-foot condominium that he rehabbed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys. As part of its work in the community of Chatsworth, C... Read More...

Update: AWBW Programs As Key Program to Serve Veterans with Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV

July 1, 2014

Article contributed by Donna E. Deutchman, Chief Executive Officer of Habitat for Humanity. A Window Between Worlds has been selected as a "best practice" and core required program in a new model to address the needs of veterans throughou... Read More...

June 2014

Construction Update

June 30, 2014

Installing Main Sewer Line at our 87-Home Santa Clarita Site The Ca... Read More...

Building Veteran Community for Citi Global Community Day

June 20, 2014

Over 50 volunteers from different Citi branches and departments came out Saturday June 7th to help Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys build an 87-home E... Read More...

May 2014

Construction Update

May 18, 2014

Trees Planted in Gold Star Garden, Property Line Fencing Installed, and Retaining Walls Built at Our 87-Home Santa Clarita Site! ... Read More...

Empowered Women Use Power Tools to Help Build Homes for Veterans in Santa Clarita

May 13, 2014

Mayor Laurene Weste, Mayor Pro Tem Marsha McLean, Vanessa Wilk, Lily Knight and over 300 l... Read More...

This Spring’s Epic Cardio & Strength Workout

May 13, 2014

Now that WLTSTF is in its second year, we’re starting to “swing through the lineup a second time.” As it were. The Long Suffering Wife, as we recall, is on the Board of Directors for the local Habitat For Humanity chapter. Last year I wrote ... Read More...

SCV Women Hammer it Home at WE Build

May 11, 2014

Decked in pink hard hats and purple shirts, approximately 300 people turned out Saturday to help build homes for veterans and their families in the Santa Clarita Valley. The crowd of mostly women volunteered to participate in the Women Empowerment... Read More...

Bowman High School Awarded Model School for Work with Habitat SF/SCV

May 5, 2014

Bowman High School in Santa Clarita received a Model School award from the California Continuation Education Association conference for their work with Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV last Saturday, May 3, 2014. The Exemplary Program award was given to B... Read More...

April 2014

12 Low-Income Veteran Families Move Into First-Of-Its-Kind Community in Sylmar

April 14, 2014

The Hernandez family has moved out of their two bedroom apartment and into their very first home. Effrain, an Army veteran, and Valerie, an Army National Guard veteran, and their three daughters, Cecelia, and twins, Carmen and Cristine, are one of th... Read More...

March 2014

12 Low-Income Veteran Families Move Into First-Of-Its-Kind Community in Sylmar This April

March 27, 2014

Los Angeles, MARCH 27, 2014 – The Hernandez family cannot wait to move out of their two bedroom apartment and into their very first home. Effrain, an Army veteran, and Valerie, an Army National Guard veteran, and their three daughters, Cecelia (7 y... Read More...

Construction Update

March 11, 2014

Tile & Lighting Installed in Bathrooms at our 12-Home Sylmar Site! The Califo... Read More...

February 2014

Home Depot Foundation and Valley Veterans Honored at Habitat Gala: Over $284K Raised

February 25, 2014

Honoring Home Depot and key valley veterans, Citigroup and over 370 community leaders joined to raise over $284,000 for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ Enriched Neighborhood™ housing and self-sufficiency program for veterans last Fri... Read More...

Habitat SF/SCV CEO Speaks at California Black Veterans Summit

February 20, 2014

On Monday, February 24, 2014 the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and the Black Chamber of Commerce of Orange County will co-host the California Black Veterans Summit. The event, to be held at the California State African American M... Read More...

Habitat SF/SCV Honors Community Leaders for Their Support of Habitat’s Building 100 Homes for Veterans

February 14, 2014

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys presents the 2014 Hammer of Hope Award at the annual Builders Ball Gala on Friday, February 21. This year the award is presented by LA City Councilmember, Felipe Fuentes, to The Home Depot Found... Read More...

State Leaders Help Create More Housing Opportunities for Low-Income Veterans in California

February 10, 2014

The Governors Interagency Council on Veterans, and its member, Housing and Community Development (HCD) have joined The California Department of Veteran Affairs (CalVet) in leading the way to create more affordable housing for veterans in our State. H... Read More...

Quality of Housing Central to Childhood Development

February 3, 2014

As child development experts, we seek to increase understanding of how children’s contexts — that is the primary settings in which they are raised — affect children’s chances of growing into healthy, productive, contributing members of societ... Read More...

January 2014

Construction Update

January 15, 2014

Tile & Cabinets Installed in Kitchen & Bathrooms at Our 12-Home Sylmar Site ... Read More...

Jack Shine, Vice Chairman of the Board, and Doreen Shine, Family Selection/Builders Ball Committee Chair, Recognized in SCV Magazine

January 3, 2014

Building a Strong Foundation for a Better Future It was at a Republican fundraiser where the two met. At the time, she was incoming president of the association of realtors, and he was the owner, founder and president of American Beauty D... Read More...

December 2013

Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation Makes Enriched Services Reality for Our Veterans

December 16, 2013

Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation provided a grant to Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV so that we can provide education and training services to our veteran families moving into our houses in Santa Clarita, allowing them to achieve self-sufficiency. Habita... Read More...

December – Volunteer of the Month!

December 10, 2013

This month we would like to recognize a new volunteer who has brought huge support to Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV through new association groups and was also a big supporter of our BBQ for the Troops event last month: Charlie Hooker!... Read More...

November 2013

Groundbreaking on 87 New Homes for Veterans

November 11, 2013

SANTA CLARITA — For James Knoles, a disabled Navy veteran, the realization that he was going to soon own his first home was an emotional one. “I really enjoy this opportunity to actually own a home for the first time in the United States,” K... Read More...

SoCal Gas and Union Bank Help Fund Veteran Homes

November 11, 2013

Santa Clarita’s first-of-its-kind veterans housing project celebrated a groundbreaking Saturday, a timely event for Veteran’s Day weekend, as the country and community celebrate the contributions and sacrifices from members of the armed forces. ... Read More...

Streets Named for Volunteers at SCV Groundbreaking

November 11, 2013

Several of the first 12 families approved to move into the veterans housing project that’s being built on Centre Pointe Parkway next to Bowman High School took part in a formal groundbreaking ceremony Saturday. The 87-home community is a project... Read More...

Check Us Out on KFI AM 640

November 10, 2013

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The Office’s Melora Hardin On Performing At Habitat For Humanity’s BBQ For The Troops

November 8, 2013

Actress/singer Melora Hardin, best known for her role as the tough-as-nails boss Jan Levenson on the hit comedy The Office, spoke with Gary Bryan about performing at this weekend’s ... Read More...

USO & Habitat for Humanity: Placing Veterans in New Homes

November 8, 2013

Santa Clarita, CA - (FOX 11) USO of Greater Los Angeles and Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita join forces to support active military, veterans and a new veterans home development with a community-wide fundraising BBQ and Street Party. ... Read More...

October 2013

Farmers District 56 Gives Veteran Families a Chance for Homeownership

October 16, 2013

The Rivera Family is one step closer to homeownership thanks to Farmers District 56. Farmers District 56 has provided funding at the Family Sponsor level to Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) to make homeownership a poss... Read More...

Construction Update

October 15, 2013

Painting siding & installing it on remaining homes in our Sylmar 12-home site! ... Read More...

The UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center Partners with Habitat SF/SCV

October 3, 2013

The UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center (NFRC) is please to announce a partnership with Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys and their Habitat for Heroes Program.... Read More...

September 2013

Cruise Industry Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Give Back on National Day of Service

September 12, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, September 11, 2013 — To mark the National Day of Service, more than 90 employees from the cruise industry volunteered today with Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) to build a house for a veteran in the ... Read More...

Construction Update

September 11, 2013

Framing complete! Installing roof trusses at our Sylmar 12-home site! ... Read More...

Anheuser-Busch Frames Hope for Local Veteran Families

September 10, 2013

Anheuser-Busch helped frame the Hernandez family’s home on Saturday Sept. 9 in Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley’s 12-home Habitat Enriched Neighborhood® for veterans in Sylmar, CA. This will be the very first home for th... Read More...

August 2013

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Helps Enrich the Lives of Low-Income Veterans

August 27, 2013

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation has provided a grant to help Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV provide housing and enrichment services to our nation’s veterans. This funding will help Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV in their mission to build low-income ho... Read More...

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV Featured in KCAL 9 Newscast

August 26, 2013

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV was featured on the 9 and10 pm newscasts for KCAL 9 on August 21, 2013. Click ... Read More...

Construction Update

August 26, 2013

Wall framing at our 12-home Sylmar site! The California Department of Veterans Affairs, Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV and the California Department of Housing and Community Development are collaborating on this special project.... Read More...

Farmers Business Insurance Frames Homes for Our Veterans

August 19, 2013

Farmers Business Insurance came out Saturday, August 17, 2013 to frame houses at the 12-home Sylmar Habitat for Heroes site. Farmers Business Insurance believes strongly in supporting our veterans and the local community. On Saturday, they showed ... Read More...

Construction Update!

August 16, 2013

Concrete foundations poured at our Sylmar 12-home site! The California Depar... Read More...

August - Volunteer of the Month

August 15, 2013

This month we would like to recognize an outstanding construction volunteer: Robert Kalz. As a family man, married for 25 years and a Veteran, himself, Kalz knows the importance of veteran families getting a chance to own their own home. Kalz serv... Read More...

PCL Construction Builds Homes with Sylmar Veteran Families

August 12, 2013

PCL Construction came out Saturday, August 10, 2013 to build with over half of the veteran families moving into the 12-home Sylmar Habitat for Heroes – Habitat Enriched Neighborhood® in Sylmar, CA. PCL Construction, a longtime partner and suppo... Read More...

Home Depot Helps Veterans on the Home Front

August 11, 2013

Home Depot Foundation is helping Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) provide safe and decent housing and a chance for self-sufficiency for our veterans. As part of The Home Depot Foundation’s commitment to do more fo... Read More...

Construction Update!

August 1, 2013

Underground plumbing is going in at our Sylmar 12-home site! The Cal... Read More...

July 2013

Construction Update!

July 18, 2013

Grading progress at our 12-home Sylmar build site! The California De... Read More...

Harold Cares for our New Veteran Families

July 10, 2013

The Harold Edelstein Foundation has made a new commitment to continue funding “Harold’s Help Desk”, a life-saving program for Habitat families. This is an urgent need as we expand to help our veterans in two new Habitat “enriched” communiti... Read More...

June 2013

Give a Gift to a Veteran Shop Habitat for Humanity’s Discount Home Improvement Store

June 11, 2013

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ Restore in Chatsworth is celebrating its’ first birthday with a ‘Buy one, Give One Sale’ on Saturday, June 29th. To celebrate one year of raising funds to build homes for veterans, the ... Read More...

Homeownership Possible for Low-Income Veteran Families

June 10, 2013

Growing up, Jose C. always wondered what living in a home, instead of an apartment, would feel like. He joined the Marine Corps in 2006 to provide a better life for his family, hoping to one day have a chance to own a home for himself and his son to ... Read More...

Ahmanson Foundation Makes Homeownership Possible for Veteran Families in Sylmar

June 3, 2013

The Ahmanson Foundation has provided funding to Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys at the full House level to the Sylmar Habitat for Heroes Enriched Neighborhood® site. This funding will make housing affordable for a veteran fam... Read More...

WE Build Event Exceeds Goals

June 3, 2013

The Women Empowerment Build for Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys attracted a sold-out crowd Saturday. Chairwoman Cheri Fleming said the event also exceeded fundraising expectations. "We had a goal to raise $40,000 and we ... Read More...

May 2013

Blog Posting From: Paul J. Willet - Epic Cardio & Strength Workout, Best in Three Months!!

May 18, 2013

Ronnie is on the Board of Directors for the local Habitat For Humanity organization. Today they had their annual Women’s Empowerment (WE) Build in which they had a lot of homebuilding-related construction activity set up to allow women to get out t... Read More...

May – Volunteers of the Month

May 12, 2013

This month Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV would like to recognize two outstanding volunteers who spend many hours at our Habitat for Humanity ReStore: John Reynolds and Joey Ristine! John has been volunteering with Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV for ove... Read More...

Nickels for Nails/Dollars for Doors: Youth One Step Closer to Funding Habitat Home

May 11, 2013

North Los Angeles County’s youth are pulling their resources to prove that kids can raise funds to build a Habitat home. Calabasas High School and St. Mary’s School in Palmdale have recently wrapped up their Nickels for Nails/Dollars for Doors... Read More...

Harold’s Help Desk for Healthy Vets

May 10, 2013

The Harold Edelstein Foundation has given Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV the opportunity to assist several low-income veteran families through our enrichment programs and our Veggies for Vets build. Several months ago, with the help of the Harold Ede... Read More...

April 2013

SFV Women Realtors Raise Funds for Habitat for Humanity

April 25, 2013

Thursday, April 25, the Women’s Council of Realtors, San Fernando Valley Chapter held their 1st Annual WCR Spring Tea Fundraiser benefitting Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV and their chapter. Women’s Council of Realtors, SFV Chapter was able to raise... Read More...

Affordable “Enriched” Veteran Housing a Dream Come True

April 22, 2013

Citibank provides $110K sponsorship to build veteran housing and provide financial literacy programs to low-income veterans and their families in Santa Clarita Habitat for Humanity’s plans for 99 new “enriched” homes for low-income ... Read More...

The Mission Continues for Marine Veteran

April 21, 2013

The mission to serve is not over for Marine veteran, James Allison. Over the past four months, Allison has been serving as a Mission Continues Fellow with Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV, assisting with veteran homeowner recruitment and volunteer service... Read More...

Anheuser Busch Helps Build Alongside Two Future Veteran Homeowners

April 20, 2013

Saturday, April 20, Anheuser Busch came out with over 20 volunteers to help build the Sylmar veteran community alongside two of the future homeowners, Jose Castillo and Manuel Montenegro. Both post 9/11 Veterans will be moving into 2 of the 12 new ho... Read More...

Attention Empowered Women of Santa Clarita and L.A.-Build Homes for Veterans with Habitat!

April 13, 2013

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) is excited to announce the 2013 Women Empowerment Build (WE Build). On May 18, Habitat will welcome all of North Los Angeles County to be a part of this empowering event where local wom... Read More...

Habitat for Humanity Brings Healing Art to Bowman High

April 12, 2013

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV), as part of their Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative and their Enrichment Services program has partnered with A Window Between Worlds (AWBW), to bring healing art workshops to the s... Read More...

SCV Housing Project For Veterans Receives Final Approval

April 11, 2013

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys received the final green light from Santa Clarita City Council members Tuesday night to build its 87-home Habitat “Enriched” Neighborhood for veterans and their families. This comes as gr... Read More...

Volunteer of the Month

April 10, 2013

This April we would like to recognize two outstanding Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV volunteers, Ian Roberts and Steve Fiske. Ian has been volunteering with us since October 2012 and has been to almost every build site, including new construction and... Read More...

SCV Veteran Leads Effort To Bring Vietnam Wall To Town

April 9, 2013

Looking to support fellow veterans and educate Santa Clarita Valley youth, Chuck Morris, of Santa Clarita is bringing a Vietnam War memorial wall to Santa Clarita. “It’s amazing how big this event has become -- from an idea to fruition -- it... Read More...

March 2013

City of Santa Clarita Approves Habitat for Humanity Veteran Community

March 25, 2013

Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ (SF/SCV) “SCV Habitat for Heroes” 87-home community on Tuesday, Mar. 26. This will be an affordable housing community made up of four and t... Read More...

Warner Bros. Builds with Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV in Sylmar

March 20, 2013

Wednesday, March 20, Warner Bros. came out to the Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ Sylmar Habitat for Heroes site to help construct a new neighborhood for very low-income veterans. More than 30 Warner Bros. employees came... Read More...

Nickels for Nails/Dollars for Doors – Local Schools Raise Funds to Build Habitat Homes

March 11, 2013

The 2012-2013 school year has been a busy one for the Nickels for Nails/Dollars for Doors school fundraising program. So far, four schools in Santa Clarita, one in Palmdale and two in the San Fernando Valley have completed or are planning on particip... Read More...

Ms. Elite United States America supports Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV

March 10, 2013

Thank you Ms. Elite United States America, Terry Smith, for your support at Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV’s annual Habitat Hearts for Heroes Builders Ball 2013 event. We are so appreciative of your time and efforts supporting our Habitat mission. We ... Read More...

Builder's Ball Raises More Than $250K For Habitat For Heroes

March 9, 2013

Nearly 500 people came to the Builder's Ball, an annual fundraiser for the Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys at the Sheraton Universal on Friday, to support the cause of local veterans. The event, which was emceed by singer/a... Read More...

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV Raises Over $250K for Veteran Housing Programs in North LA County

March 1, 2013

Friday, March 1, Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) raised over $250,000, netting over $210,000, for their special Habitat for Heroes veterans program at their annual Habitat Hearts for Heroes Builders Ball. This year’... Read More...

February 2013

Home Depot Helps Female Vietnam Navy Vet

February 15, 2013

Home Depot, lead sponsor for the Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ Habitat for Heroes’ Critical Home Repair/Disability Modification program, helped modify and repair a disabled female Vietnam veteran’s home in Santa Clari... Read More...

Santa Clarita Planning Commission Approves Vets’ Housing Project

February 13, 2013

A proposed low-income residential development that would house veterans and their families has cleared one hurdle: Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the project. Following Tuesday night’s vote, the dev... Read More...

Planners Say Yes to Habitat Housing for Veterans

February 11, 2013

The Habitat for Humanity people will have to dig some holes in the ground first – but at a discounted cost of less than $5,000, that’s not a big deal when you’re talking about building 87 affordable homes for returning military veterans and the... Read More...

Honoring Their Commitment to Our Community

February 10, 2013

On Friday, March 1, Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys will be presenting their Hammer of Hope award to KHTS AM 1220 owners Carl and Jeri Goldman, along with the Southern California Gas Company at their annual Habitat for Hearts ... Read More...

UCLA Habitat Chapter to ‘Enrich’ Children’s Lives in Pacoima

February 9, 2013

Habitat for Humanity’s UCLA Youth United Chapter received a grant from the Community Service Commission of UCLA student Government to continue with the Homework Help program at the Habitat for Humanity Pierce Street Villas Community in Pacoima. ... Read More...

January 2013

Home Depot Helps 100% Disabled Vietnam Veteran in Palmdale

January 10, 2013

Home Depot, lead sponsor of Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ Habitat for Heroes’ Veteran home repair program, helped change the life of a Vietnam Vet Saturday, Jan 19, for Lancaster City’s MLK Day event. Home Depot ha... Read More...

Northrop Grumman Gives Hope to In-Need Veterans in the Antelope Valley

January 9, 2013

Northrop Grumman helped change the life of one disabled veteran Saturday, January 21 and will help other low-income veterans in the Antelope Valley in the coming months. As part of the City of Lancaster’s MLK Day of Service, Northrop Grumman helped... Read More...

December 2012

The Weingart Foundation Awards Capacity Building Grant to Habitat SF/SCV

December 12, 2012

The Weingart Foundation has awarded a Capacity Building Grant to Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys to allow the affiliate to replicate and expand its Enriched Neighborhood Model, housing services, and ReStore programs. Habita... Read More...

If You Liked Our Black Friday Sale, Wait Until You See Our Blue Christmas Sale!

December 11, 2012

Starting on Thursday, December 6th, we will be marking departments down 50% until December 22nd. Here’s how it works: Starting Thursday December 6th, we will take 50% off one department in the store, then every other business day thereafter unti... Read More...

The Heroes Golf Course!

December 10, 2012

Open to the Public, Sunrise to Sundown, Year 'Round! The Beautiful HEROES GOLF COURSE in West Los Angeles is NOW OPEN! Nestled in the far east corner of the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration (VA) facility and hospital, is on... Read More...

The Harold Edelstein Foundation and Bel Air Church Make Thanksgiving a Dream Come True for Low-Income Habitat Families

December 9, 2012

The Harold Edelstein Foundation and Bel Air Church helped Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV deliver turkeys and Thanksgiving meals to Habitat low-income families in need. Thanksgiving dinners included turkey and dry goods. Harold’s Help Desk and Bel Air ... Read More...

November 2012

Plum Canyon Elementary wins $4000 from SoCalGas sponsored Fundraising Competition

November 26, 2012

Students raised over $2000 for Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV’s special SCV Habitat for Heroes program Santa Clarita, CA, (November 26, 2012)] On Monday, November 26th, the Southern California Gas Company presented a $4000 check to Plum Cany... Read More...

Attention Cyber Monday Shoppers: Support Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV Through Shopping Without Spending an Extra Cent

November 10, 2012

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys is partnering with SupportingPals.com to make your Holiday Season a little Brighter! This season and all year round when you do your online shopping through SupportingPals.com, up to 10% of your... Read More...

Black Friday the Habitat Way

November 9, 2012

Thinking about doing some remodeling? Need a new dining set for the Holidays? Looking for the perfect rare gift? This Black Friday, November 23 2012, come to the Chatsworth Restore at 9606 De Soto Ave from 9 am – 12 pm and receive 50% off all it... Read More...

October 2012

Candy and a College Education for Habitat for Humanity Children

October 27, 2012

Saturday, October 27th Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys hosted a Family Halloween party at the Pierce Street Villas 61 home community in Pacoima. Local Habitat Youth United chapters hosted booths where children played games, go... Read More...

US Bank Helps Our Vets

October 27, 2012

US Bank came out with over 40 volunteers on October 25th to a veteran home repair in Burbank. Volunteers from the bank assisted David, a seeing-impaired veteran and his wife Pat, by demoing a back patio, doing yard cleanup, some painting and much mor... Read More...

1st Enterprise Bank Joins Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV and CalVet to Build Habitat for Heroes Homes for Veterans in Santa Clarita and Los Angeles

October 26, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 26, 2012) - 1st Enterprise Bank (OTCBB: FENB) joined as the newest partner in the unprecedented collaboration to construct the country's first service enriched Habitat for Heroes veteran village. Providing criticall... Read More...

Anheuser Busch Starts Off 12-Home Veteran Project in Sylmar

October 22, 2012

[Los Angeles, CA (October 22, 2012)] On Saturday, October 20th, Anheuser Busch came out to Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV’s 12-home Habitat for Heroes site in Sylmar to help build the retaining wall for the community. Over 40 volunteers from the local... Read More...

KHTS AM 1220 and the Southern California Gas Company to be Honored for Their Support for Our Veterans

October 17, 2012

[Los Angeles, CA (October 17, 2012)] Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys will be presenting their Hammer of Hope award to KHTS AM 1220 owners, Car and Jeri Goldman, and the Southern California Gas Company at their annual Gala on M... Read More...

Wells Fargo Assists at Burbank Seeing Impaired Veteran’s Home

October 12, 2012

Thursday, October 11, the Granada Hills Wells Fargo branch came out to assist a low-income, seeing impaired veteran, David and his wife, Pat who live in Burbank. For this Company TEAMbuild, Wells Fargo helped clean up their overgrown yard, painted an... Read More...

CalVet Collaborates to Build Habitat for Heroes Homes for Veterans in Santa Clarita and Los Angeles

October 11, 2012

Department of Housing and Community Development Part of the Team In an unprecedented collaboration to construct the country’s first service enriched Habitat for Heroes veteran village, the California Department of Veteran Affairs (CalVe... Read More...

Habitat Plans To Build Homes For Vets Next Door To Bowman High

October 10, 2012

It might be a simple patch of land right now, nestled against a hillside near schools, offices and health care facilities, but the small crowd gathered Monday afternoon have high hopes for it. Santa Clarita Valley Habitat For Heroes has a dream of... Read More...

Citibank Expands Financial Literacy Outreach

October 9, 2012

Citibank a key partner in Habitat for Humanity's Enriched Neighborhood® Model has expanded their reach. Through their generous support Habitat for Humanity now has access to the Credability online Personalized Learning Program where Habitat families... Read More...

September 2012

SCV Habitat for Heroes Wins Dancing with Our Stars Competition

September 13, 2012

Saturday September 24, Santa Clarita - SCV Habitat for Heroes a program of Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys, sponsored by the Southern California Gas Company, in partnership with KHTS AM 1220 won the SCV Dancing with our Stars ... Read More...

Pancakes with Marsha Brings SCV Habitat for Heroes Closer to Their DWOS Goal

September 12, 2012

Santa Clarita – Tuesday September 18 2012 - SCV Habitat for Heroes a program of Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys, sponsored by the Southern California Gas Company, in partnership with KHTS AM 1220 is in the running for the Da... Read More...

Spectrum Fitness Center Cycles for Vets in Canoga Park

September 11, 2012

Saturday, September 15, Spectrum Fitness Center in Canoga Park held a cycling fundraiser to benefit Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ (SF/SCV) “Habitat for Heroes” Campaign. The event raised close to $1000 for affordable ... Read More...

Habitat Helps Stevenson Ranch Hero for 9/11

September 10, 2012

The family of Army veteran Tom McDivitt got a little help Tuesday from volunteers with Habitat For Heroes, who were there to do some painting, carpentry, and general maintenance of their Stevenson Ranch home. McDivitt is the primary caregiver for his... Read More...

The Home Depot Foundation Creates Safe Home-Comings for More Veterans in North Los Angeles County

September 9, 2012

June 30, 2012, Los Angeles, CA – The Home Depot Foundation has increased their ongoing contribution to Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (HFH SF/SCV) as part of its “Habitat for Heroes” Critical Home Repair/Disability Modi... Read More...

August 2012

Harold’s Help Makes Enrichment Services Possible!

August 11, 2012

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys would like to thank The Harold Edelstein Foundation for their continuous, helping us provide a family with housing security, a healthier lifestyle and a brighter future for generations to come. ... Read More...

KOST 103.5 Partners with Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys

August 10, 2012

August 27, 2012, Los Angeles, CA – Yesterday, KOST 103.5 hosted an event at North Hollywood Hardware to promote small businesses in Los Angeles and stimulate the economy. KOST took their good deed one step further by asking people not in need of ha... Read More...

College Day Furniture Sale Extended to August 25th!

August 9, 2012

After the great success of the College Day Sale at our Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 9606 De Soto, we are extending the sale until Saturday August 25th! Last Saturday we sold several bookshelves, dressers, desks, couches, TV stands and more. We still... Read More...

July 2012

Habitat Opens ReStore and Builds on Successes

July 9, 2012

It was my honor to attend the grand opening of Habitat for Humanity's new Chatsworth ReStore retail shop on June 30. ReStore offers new and gently used building materials, appliances, antiques, plus home and office furnishings, donated from private i... Read More...

SCV Habitat for Heroes 4th of July Float

July 4, 2012

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys honored local veterans and promoted their "Habitat for Heroes" program at the Santa Clarita Valley 4th of July Parade. This was the first year Habitat entered a float in the parade. Fans of Habi... Read More...

Habitat ReStore Opens in Chatsworth, Veterans to Benefit

July 3, 2012

Peter Ton had hit home improvement centers across the San Fernando Valley hoping to score a granite-top bathroom vanity and commode. Then on Monday he discovered the newly opened Habitat ReStore in Chatsworth. "This is my treasure, right here,"... Read More...

Federal, State and Local Dignitaries Cut the Ribbon for the Brand New Habitat ReStore

July 2, 2012

July 2, 2012, CA – Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys opened a brand new Habitat ReStore, Saturday, June 30, at 9606 De Soto Ave. in Chatsworth. Congressmen Brad Sherman and Howard Berman, CA State Senator, Fran Pavley, CA Stat... Read More...

June 2012

Home Depot Foundation Honored

June 9, 2012

Habitat for Humanity's partner, The Home Depot Foundation, is being honored for its commitment to the housing needs of America's veterans. On June 21, the Home Depot Foundation is being recognized at the National Housing Conference's 40th Annual Hous... Read More...

May 2012

Habitat For Heroes Gives American Legion A New Place In History

May 9, 2012

Seventy-one years ago, silent cowboy star William S. Hart hosted a grand opening of the American Theater in downtown Newhall. On May 23, 1941, townsfolk gathered at the corner of Spruce Street and 11th Street for the gala opening of the theater, w... Read More...

April 2012

Giving Back to Those Who Serve

April 10, 2012

The small building at the corner of Spruce and 11th streets in Newhall began life as the American Theater. The movie theater was built by Western silent film star William S. Hart and donated to American Legion Post 507. The theater was designed by... Read More...

Standup Guys Perform To Help Local Vets

April 9, 2012

“You can tell how old a tree is by how many rings it has. You can tell how old a man is by how high his waistline is.” –Kenn Kington That’s just a sample of the fun to be had at the Standup Guys concert May 18 at R... Read More...

March 2012

Family Comedy Night to Benefit SCV Habitat for Heroes American Legion Hall to Receive Critical Repairs

March 12, 2012

If you are looking for something different and fun to do with your family this spring, mark your calendars for May 18. A professional troupe of clean comedians called the Standup Guys will do a clean comedy show benefit at Real Life Church, and the p... Read More...

Building Veggie Gardens For Vets Just One Aspect Of Home And Garden Show

March 11, 2012

KHTS is gearing up for its third annual Home and Garden Show this weekend at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia. In conjunction with the Emergency Expo, the Home and Garden Show will feature booths from local businesses, educational seminars and exciting ... Read More...

Brightening the Lives of Others Through Kindness

March 10, 2012

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Habitat To Honor Philanthropist, Developers

March 9, 2012

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley will present its Hammer of Hope award to Philanthropist Austin Beutner and Primestor’s Arturo Sneider and Leandro Tyberg at the organization's annual Habitat Hearts for Heroes Gala and Auction,... Read More...

February 2012

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys Annual Gala Joins the March for Veterans

February 9, 2012

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV will be presenting their Hammer of Hope award to Philanthropist Austin Beutner and Primestor's Arturo Sneider and Leandro Tyberg at their annual Gala on March 2, 2012. Austin Beutner, a well-known philanthropist who has... Read More...

January 2012

Citibank to Help Local Veterans Achieve Financial Self-Sufficiency

January 9, 2012

Citibank is increasing its donation this year to include our veterans! This contribution supports Building Self Sufficient Families"(BSSF) -- financial capability/asset building workshops that Citibank puts on for our families and will now offer at C... Read More...

November 2011

Volunteers Help Local Veteran Rehabilitate Home Event Marked Public Launch of SCV Habitat for Heroes

November 12, 2011

On November 5, more than 200 volunteers, community leaders, celebrities and others helped a local veteran and his family rehabilitate their home and celebrate the launch of a new program aimed at improving living conditions and providing suitable hou... Read More...

Habitat For Heroes Rehabs First House In Veterans' Help Project

November 9, 2011

Neighbors on normally peaceful Magnolia Glen Drive in Saugus woke up Saturday to armies of volunteers invading their block. Football teams, ROTC students, members of youth leadership groups, bikers wearing black leather – their full-sized Americ... Read More...

June 2011

A Landmark Event for Habitats Everywhere!

June 11, 2011

Our first-of-its kind 61 home Enriched Habitat Neighborhood® is almost complete! On June 18th, 14 families received the keys to their homes in Phase III of the landmark Pierce Street Villas project. There are now just 10 homes remaining and we are w... Read More...

Teen Stars to Join Habitat for Humanity Youth Build

June 9, 2011

Teen stars from television, film and music will join young people form across North Los Angeles on Saturday. June 18 to help build homes for low-income working families as part of Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys' Youth Build.... Read More...

May 2011

WE Build Event Brings Women Together to Build Affordable Housing

May 9, 2011

May 4, 2011, Woodland Hills, CA – Female stars from sitcoms and soap operas will join women from across North Los Angeles on May 14 and 15 to help build homes for low-income working families as part of Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarit... Read More...

March 2011

Habitat Museum Exhibit Advocates Affordable Housing to Tomorrows Leaders

March 10, 2011

Los Angeles, CA – Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys is hosting an exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center. This exhibit is designed not only to inform the community of what Habitat SF/SCV does to help working families get home... Read More...

Habitat for Humanity and Flappers Comedy Club Join Forces to Raise Money for Victims of the Japanese Earthquake

March 9, 2011

Burbank, CA – Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys and Flappers Comedy Club come together to produce a Celebrity Comedy Fundraiser to raise funds for the victims of the Japanese Earthquake. The Celebrity Comedy Fundraiser will ta... Read More...

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