Habitat for Humanity Portland Region, Habitat for Humanity International, and 83 Habitat affiliates receive transformational $436M gift from MacKenzie Scott

Habitat for Humanity Portland Region will leverage this gift to address affordable housing shortage across the Portland Metropolitan Region with a focus on communities historically blocked from economic opportunities due to systemic racism.  PORTLAND, OREGON (March 22, 2022) — Habitat for Humanity Portland Region, along with Habitat for Humanity International, and 83 U.S. Habitat affiliate […]

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News Release: Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on 48 homes in Portland and Hillsboro

PORTLAND, OR (October 5, 2021)—People across Oregon are facing skyrocketing housing costs and an economic crisis that is devastating our local communities. Habitat for Humanity Portland Region is facing this challenge head on with plans to triple the number of people they serve each year. Recently, Habitat broke ground on two communities: 40 homes in Portland, and 8 homes in Hillsboro.  “These new homes in Portland and Hillsboro will provide […]

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News Release: Habitat for Humanity Portland Region Launches a Campaign to Triple the Number of People in Stable Homes

Local Business and Community leaders step forward to invest in affordable homeownership with Habitat for Humanity at critical time.   PORTLAND, OR June 20, 2021—People across Oregon are facing skyrocketing housing costs and an economic crisis that is having a devastating impact on our communities. Local philanthropic leaders are stepping up in support of affordable homeownership with Habitat for Humanity Portland Region as they launch their $25 million Triple […]

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Media Advisory: Ann Curry Joins Habitat for Humanity Portland Region’s HopeBuilder Breakfast

Award-Winning Journalist join’s Habitat for Humanity as they announce the expansion of their work across the Portland region.      WHAT:    Habitat for Humanity Portland Region will host a free virtual event featuring keynote speaker Ann Curry. Bringing her experience as a former NBC News Network anchor and international correspondent, Ann Curry will reflect on today’s realities, one year into the COVID-19 pandemic. During the event, Habitat for […]

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Media Advisory: Introducing Habitat for Humanity Portland Region

In this critical time for stable housing, two Habitat for Humanity organizations are uniting as one—Habitat for Humanity Portland Region—to greatly expand their impact        WHAT:    Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East and Willamette West Habitat for Humanity will be announcing in January that they are merging their two organizations and will be known as Habitat for Humanity Portland Region. CEO Steve Messinetti and Jim Woodruff, Vice […]

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Safety of Home Campaign Crushes Goal

We did it! Thanks to the generosity of our community and local businesses, 200 Portlanders will now experience the safety of home. Together, we raised $361,885, surpassing our goal of $250,000! Thank you for helping us cover the funding gap caused by the COVID-19 crisis. Despite major setbacks—not being able to safely host volunteers on […]

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Regence and Habitat for Humanity partner to build safe, affordable housing for Oregonians impacted by health and socioeconomic disparities

A new commitment of $75,000 will address immediate housing needs and invest in the long-term recovery and stability of displaced and marginalized communities Portland, Ore. (June 17, 2020) – Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon today announced an investment in Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East to build safe, affordable homes for Oregonians impacted by health and […]

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News Release: Habitat for Humanity Announces Three New Board Members

PORTLAND, OR January 2, 2020—Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board of Directors are Gail Baker, Kabir Bhatia, and Jay Robinson III. “All three of our newest Board members embody the spirit of the Portland Metro community and bring talent, expertise and […]

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Media Advisory: Habitat for Humanity, Thrivent, and Community Partners Host Improvement Project at Mobile Home Park

Anticipate 100 volunteers in attendance for two-day community improvement project in Cully.   What: Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, Thrivent and St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County are partnering on Building on Faith 2019, bringing together Thrivent members, church congregations, volunteers and local residents to complete a community improvement project at The Arbor mobile […]

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Media Alert: Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Volunteers to Celebrate Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

Commissioner Susheela Jayapal to join Women Build Event   What: Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build volunteers to honor the anniversary of women’s right to vote Attendees: 30 Women Build volunteers Commissioner Susheela Jayapal, District 2 Cecilia Lente, Habitat Homeowner Minh Nguyen, Habitat Homeowner When: Saturday, August 24. Best time for media & photos: 11:30am-12:30pm. Commissioner […]

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