Concrete foundations poured at our Sylmar 12-home site!
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 for our veteans, they are commiting $80 million nationwide to help veterans overcome struggles with housing, unemployment, and disabilities. In addition to funding they are also sending out their associates to commit their time in making a difference in these areas. Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (HFH SF/SCV) is proud to have Home Depot on board as one of their major contributors to their new Habitat Enriched Neighborhoods™ model for veterans. In partnership with CalVet, two new communities of 99 homes are being … Read More
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 supporter of Habitat for Humanity and Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) has sponsored the Sylmar Habitat for Heroes site as a Builder Partner. This sponsorship helps make home building possible for Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV and homeownership possible for low-income veteran families. One of the families is the McGarrys. Beatrice McGarry and her two children will be moving into one of the two-story, four-bedroom homes in Sylmar. Beatrice McGarry currently lives in a small apartment in Sylmar, CA; she … Read More
Underground plumbing is going in at our Sylmar 12-home site!
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” communities. Struggles with post-traumatic stress (PTS) and getting around due to injury make it difficult for veterans to be successful in their own homes. Veterans with PTS or injury often need support from their spouse and loved ones to do things as simple as showering. In addition to the mental and physical struggles, many young veterans deployed straight out of High School or shortly after, have little to no experience with checking accounts, credit, savings, etc. or do not know to how … Read More