7 months ago, on a rainy evening in a meeting hall downtown, a group of faith leaders from the local community gathered to pledge their support of #BuildForUnity, a monumental interfaith project by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento. Together, these leaders committed to funding the construction of 2 Habitat homes, built side by side as a symbolic stance for unity in the Sacramento community.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento’s massive interfaith project is set to begin construction this fall. The project is currently 72% funded for the two homes with $56,372 left to raise.
You don’t have to lift a hammer to help Habitat. Last year, sales from the Habitat ReStore amounted to nearly 1/3 of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento’s overall incoming funding.
Last Sunday, 20 breweries and over 100 volunteers donated their time and efforts to raise funds for Habitat through the “Habitat Beer Garden” at this year’s Sactown Wings festival, an annual event hosted by XOSO Sport and Social League which Habitat was named the nonprofit beneficiary of this year. [read more]
On Saturday, September 24th at 10am the Prasad family will receive the keys to their family’s new Habitat home on Eleanor Avenue.
Thanks to sponsorship from a generous anonymous donor and the Sacramento Region Conservation Corps Youth Build Program, 9-year-old Mark Belisau will no longer have to share a room with his sisters or long for a backyard to play soccer in.
If not us, then who? Habitat bringing people together to unify against hate – Will you #BuildforUnity?
At a recent Habitat for Humanity conference, Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford asked local Habitat’s to stop asking ourselves if we can help and start asking, “If not us, then WHO?”.
The monumental interfaith Build for Unity project which aims to bring people from all different faiths and backgrounds together to build hope, homes, and unity is officially 67% funded with the hopes to begin construction on the project this Fall.
Having spent the past several years in an over-crowded, mold-infested apartment which was not wheelchair compatible, Luz Lara will receive the keys to her family’s new wheelchair accessible home on Saturday, July 9th, 2016.